Firearms Recovered on Sunday December 11, 2005

Boston Police Arrest Suspect and Recover FirearmAfter receiving a call for shots fired in the area of Columbia Road and Quincy Street around 8:15pm last evening, Boston Police Officers responded to the call, they observed a suspect fleeing the area. The suspect matched a description that had been broadcast relative to the shots fired call, but then information was received that an individual had been shot on Drayton Street. The Police Officers ordered the suspect to stop, but he continued to flee on foot. The Police Officers chased the suspect on foot and observed the suspect throw a firearm over a fence. The suspect was placed under arrest and the Police Officers did recover a .22 caliber firearm. 17 year-old Jesse Scroggins of Quincy was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Scroggins also has several Outstanding Warrants. Arrest Warrant results in Shotgun Being Recovered Boston Police attempting to serve an Arrest Warrant in Roxbury during Operation Home Safe recover 12 Gauge shotgun. 3 Men Arrested, 9mm Firearm Recovered in Roxbury Police Officers responded to a call for a group of males fighting in the area of Eldora Street in Roxbury arrest three and recover a firearm used in an assault. Further information provided by the victims indicated that the one of the suspects had assaulted them with a firearm. After the three suspects were stopped by responding officers and positively identified by the victims, all three suspects were placed under arrest. One Ruger 9mm firearm was recovered and Christian Vasilopoulos 22, of Mission Hill, Logan Kessler 20, of New Jersey, and Deren Alvarez of New Jersey were charged in connection with this incident.