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At about 1:50 PM, on Friday, April 28, 2023, officers assigned to the Boston Police Drug Control Unit arrested James Thelwell-Mullen, 30, of Dorchester on Firearm and Drug Related charges as part of an ongoing investigation dubbed Operation Red Eyes.
Officers were conducting an ongoing investigation into a fatal overdose, and ultimately executed search warrants in the area of 59 Old Morton Street. As a result of the search warrants, officers recovered two firearms, multiple firearm accessories, ammunition, and Fentanyl.
Thelwell-Mullen was placed under arrest and charged with; Two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Machine Gun (Auto Switch), and Possession of Class A Fentanyl. He was arraigned in Dorchester District Court.