One Less Gun: Officers Arrest One and Recover Gun in Mattapan

PHOTO COURTESY OF BPDNEWS.COM

PHOTO COURTESY OF BPDNEWS.COM

At approximately 5:13pm on Monday, 03/03/14, officers responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of Woodbole Avenue in Mattapan (Area B3). Upon arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated to officers that the suspect was upstairs with a gun. The suspect came from upstairs to the officer's location with his hands up in the air. The suspect was handcuffed and placed under arrest by officers. The victim stated they were engaged in a verbal argument and it became physical, and the suspect then pulled out a silver colored gun and pointed it in her direction.  Richard M. Davis Jr., 26, of Dorchester will be charged with Assault with a Dangerous Weapon.     

On 03/04/2014, at approximately 10:30am, Boston Police detectives executed a search warrant. As a result, a firearm and ammunition were seized. Additional complaints to be filed against Richard M. Davis Jr. for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Improper Storage of a Firearm.  This marks Davis’ third firearm arrest.