Officers Assigned to District B-2 Made an On-Site Firearm Arrest

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At about 1:45 A.M. on July 5, 2022, Officers assigned to District B2 made an on-site arrest of Monique Phillip, 22 of Roxbury for firearm-related offenses, and Earl Guerra, 33 of Dorchester, for auto-law violations in the area of Washington Street and Harvard Street in Dorchester.

While on directed patrol in the area of Columbia Road and Washington Street, Officers observed a vehicle traveling on Washington Street without its headlights and a query of CJIS additionally revealed that the vehicle registration was revoked.

Officers additionally made several observations of the passenger, later identified as Monique Phillip, that led them to believe she was in possession of a firearm. Officers requested both Guerra and Phillip exit the vehicle and recovered a loaded firearm from the passenger side of the vehicle. Both parties were placed into custody without incident.

The firearm was determined to be a Colt .25 loaded with four (4) rounds of ammunition. Phillips is to be charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Carrying a loaded firearm.