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At about 3:38 PM on Sunday November 14, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Ronnie Powell, 36, of Roxbury on firearm related charges after responding to a call for a person with a gun in the area of 14 Edson Street in Dorchester. While on approach, the officers were advised that the suspect was observed with a firearm while seated in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that was parked and blocking a driveway near the address above.
￼On arrival, officers located the suspect motor vehicle and removed the Powell without incident in order to continue their investigation. The suspect was placed in custody a short time later after the officers recovered a SCCY CPX-2 handgun loaded with 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition from inside the vehicle. Officers later learned that the suspect’s driver’s license was inactive.