HomeCrimeUPDATE: Man arrested after incident involving firearm at The Mill Works

UPDATE: Man arrested after incident involving firearm at The Mill Works


WESTFORD — A man is facing charges after an incident involving a firearm at a basketball game at The Mill Works on Sunday.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Westford Chief of Police Mark Chambers have confirmed that Jose Mow, 34 of Boston was arraigned today in Ayer District Court according to a press release from the Middlesex District Attorney’s office. 

Mow is facing six charges including possession of a firearm without a license, assault with a dangerous weapon and disturbing a public assembly. He is also charged with illegal possession of ammunition, operating a vehicle after revocation of a license and improper storage of a firearm. 

Mow was attending a basketball game at the facility where his son was playing. He “allegedly got into an altercation with a parent from the opposing team,” the release reads. 

“The defendant allegedly brandished a handgun to the other parent, a 48-year old New York man,” the release reads. 

Judge Tejal Mehta ordered the defendant held on $1,000 bail in this case. but bail was subsequently revoked on an open case out of Boston. The next date in this case is June 6, 2022, according to the release. 

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Ben Domaingue
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Ben Domaingue has previously worked at newspapers in New Hampshire and is a News Reporter covering Westford. He’s passionate about community journalism, photography and hiking. Email him at bdomaingue@westfordcat.org.