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State police seize drugs, gun, cash during traffic stop in Lynn

LYNN — A 33-year-old Lynn man was arrested early Tuesday morning after police stopped his motorcycle on the Lynnway and found that he was driving without a license, and carrying a stolen firearm, illegal ammunition and a vast quantity of prescription medication, State Police said. 

Anderson Vasquez was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, Class B drug possession, Class E drug possession, firearm possession, ammunition possession without a firearm identification card, carrying a loaded firearm, being an armed career criminal, receiving stolen property under $1,200 and motor vehicle equipment violation. 

Shortly after 1 a.m., a State Police trooper stopped a Suzuki GSXR on the Lynnway before Blossom Street for multiple equipment violations. After stopping the driver, identified as Vasquez, the trooper noticed he was …

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