Booking Image and Report: Officers Recover a Loaded Firearm after a Traffic Stop in Boston

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At about 11:07 PM, on Sunday, November 27, 2022, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End), made a firearm arrest of Everett Lightbourne-Barnes, 28, of Roxbury, after a traffic stop in the area of Harrison Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard. 

While on patrol, officers observed a motor vehicle with excessively dark tinted windows traveling on Melnea Cass Boulevard towards Harrison Avenue. A CJIS query revealed that the motor vehicles registration was revoked.

Officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle and after further investigation, Lightbourne-Barnes was placed under arrest after a loaded firearm was located in his waist area. The firearm was determined to be a Ruger 5.7 28mm loaded with twenty-one rounds of ammunition.

Everett Lightbourne-Barnes was charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a High-Capacity Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.