Gang Unit Takes Another Illegal Firearm Off The Streets of Roxbury

At about 8:17 PM, on Saturday, February 12, 2022, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force made a firearm arrest of Mykal Valentine, 22, of Roxbury in the area of Maywood Street and Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury.

While in the area of Maywood Street, officers received information that the suspect was in possession of a firearm. After further investigation, officers located the suspect and recovered a loaded SCCY model CPX-2 9mm with one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine from Valentine’s coat pocket.

Mykal Valentine was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.