Youth Violence Strike Force Recovers Firearm in Dorchester Yesterday AfterNoon

At about 18:00 hours on Thursday April 8th, members of the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Jonathan Darosa, 28, of Dorchester on firearm related charges in the area of 12 Glendale Street in Dorchester.

The officers had stopped the suspect as part of a firearm investigation, at which time they performed a pat frisk, leading to the recovery of a loaded 9mm Taurus PT III Millennium Pro handgun along with a small plastic bag containing heroin.

The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Armed Career Criminal (Level 3), and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs.