One Less Gun: One Arrested and One Illegal Gun, Drugs Seized in Roxbury

Photo courtesy of bpdnews.com

Photo courtesy of bpdnews.com

At about 2:40 PM on Friday, March 28, 2014, members of the Citywide Neighborhood Drug Control Unit executed two search warrants in District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) in the area of 30 Walnut Park, Roxbury.

During surveillance of the above area, officers observed the subject of the search warrants operating a motor vehicle.  The officers were aware that the subject’s Massachusetts driver’s license was suspended, and upon conducting a stop of the motor vehicle, the officers arrested 28-year-old Jason White of Dorchester for Operating a Motor Vehicle after Driver’s License Suspended/Revoked. The search of his person produced several plastic bags of a substance believed to be marijuana and over $2100.00 in United States paper currency. The search warrant for White’s residence revealed several more plastic bags of marijuana, a loaded Walther 9mm firearm with an obliterated serial number, and drug paraphernalia. White was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs.