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At about 6:37 PM on Friday, November 18, 2022 members of the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Jonathan Marius, 21 of Mattapan, as part of an ongoing investigation in Mattapan. Armed with a Dorchester District Court warrant for the body and residence of Jonathan Marius, officers observed, and attempted to stop the suspect in the area of Temple Street to execute the search warrant on his person.
When Marius observed the officers, he grabbed his waistband and fled on foot into oncoming traffic in an attempt to flee from officers. After a brief foot pursuit, the officers stopped Marius, who began fighting with officers for control of a firearm he was in possession of.
Marius continued to grip the handle of the firearm refusing the officers verbal commands to let go of the firearm. After a brief, but violent struggle, the officers were able to place Marius under arrest.
The officers recovered a loaded black SCCY CPX-2 firearm from Marius. Marius was arraigned in the Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Possession of Ammunition without FID card, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, and Resisting Arrest.