FROM BOSTON POLICE: At about 3:37 AM on Saturday, September 5, 2020, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an onsite arrest and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Malcolm X Boulevard and Roxbury Street in Roxbury. While on patrol in the area of Washington Street and Guild Row, officers observed a gold BMW speeding.
Officers conducted a query of the vehicle and the results yielded the discovery of an expired registration. Officers activated their emergency equipment and initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle. Initially, the vehicle came to a stop at the intersection of Washington Street and Dudley Street, but then continued onto Dudley Street before eventually coming to a stop in the area of Malcolm X Boulevard and Roxbury Street.
Officers approached the vehicle, speaking with the operator and four occupants. Officers immediately noticed the operator was breathing heavily and appeared nervous. The occupants were removed from the vehicle and an inventory was conducted prior to towing. Behind the driver’s seat inside of a white bag on the floor, officers located a black SCCY CPX-2 9mm firearm loaded with ten rounds of live ammunition. The operator was taken into custody. The remaining occupants were identified and released from the scene.
Officers arrested Daniel Rosario, 27-years-old, of Boston. Rosario is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Possession of a Loaded Firearm without a License, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Carrying a Firearm without a License Second Offense, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle.
Rosario still has an open gun case after he was arrested on Norfolk Street in Mattapan by Boston Police in January of this year on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm when Officers located a a loaded .40 caliber Taurus-Millennium PT140 G2 handgun from the suspect’s jacket pocket during a traffic stop. Rosario was also arrested by The Boston Police Drug Control Unit in August of 2010 on charges of Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B, Conspiracy to Violate the Drug Laws, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B within 1,000’ of a School and Resisting Arrest after he was caught selling crack cocaine.