Fitchburg Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Two Firearms in Lunenburg

On Saturday evening, at approximately 9:19 p.m., Trooper Donald Wilmot was patrolling on Massachusetts Avenue in the town of Lunenburg, when he stopped a 2006 Ford Freestyle for motor vehicle violations. A registration query also revealed that the registered owner of the vehicle, HAYDEN D. COLLINS, 25, of Fitchburg, to have an active warrant from Worcester District Court on prior charges.

Trooper Wilmot spoke with the driver, and confirmed that he was COLLINS. After a brief investigation, COLLINS was found to be in illegal possession of a loaded Taurus .22 caliber pistol, as well as a .32 caliber RG Industries revolver. COLLINS is not licensed to carry firearms.

COLLINS was placed under arrest and transported to State Police – Leominster for booking, where he was held on $10,190 bail, pending arraignment in Leominster District Court on Tuesday morning.

COLLINS was charged with the following offenses;
1.            Possession of a firearm/ammunition without FID card, subsequent offense
2.            Possession of a firearm/ammunition without FID card, subsequent offense
3.            Possess/carrying a firearm
4.            Possess/carrying a firearm
5.            Possession of ammunition without FID card
6.            Firearm violation with 2 prior violent/drug crimes
7.            Carrying a dangerous weapon
8.            No inspection sticker
9.            Warrant

No further information is available. Do not contact the barracks directly.