17-Year Old Juvenile Male Arrested on Gun Charges in Roxbury

At about 1:54 AM on Thursday, June 24, 2021 officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an onsite firearm arrest in the area of Walnut Avenue and Crawford Street of a 17-year-old male of Roxbury.

Officers on patrol observed a motor vehicle fail to stop at the intersection of Crawford Street and Harold Street. Officers activated their emergency lights and sirens in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop. The motor vehicle refused to stop and continued to drive the wrong way on Seaver Street.

The operator of the motor vehicle stopped in the area of White Stadium where the driver and occupants exited the car and fled on foot. Officers were able to safely apprehend the suspects and recovered a firearm. The firearm was determined to be a loaded Glock 19 9mm with fifteen rounds in the magazine and one round in the chamber.

A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested and charged with Delinquent to Wit; Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Delinquent to Wit; Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm and Delinquent to wit; and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He was arraigned in West Roxbury Court.