State Police report a Medford man pulled over by a trooper doing traffic duty on Alford Street Saturday night because his car's inspection sticker was expired turned out to be wanted on a variety of warrants and had a loaded gun in the car.
German Hernandez, 27, of Medford, also didn't have a valid license, State Police say, adding, "a fully-loaded 32 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver was recovered from inside the vehicle" - and it had its serial number obliterated.
Hernandez was charged with unlicensed possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm with an altered or defaced serial number, providing a false name to a police officer, driving without a license and failing to inspect a motor vehicle. He was also wanted on outstanding warrants for aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct.
He's scheduled for arraignment today in Charlestown Municipal Court.