One Less Gun: Search Warrant Allows Officers to Recover Five Firearms, Ammo and Drugs While Arresting One in East Boston

At about 12:30 PM on Friday September 18, 2015, officers assigned to the Drug Control Unit in District A-7 (East Boston), with the assistance of the Explosive Ordinance Unit, executed a search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 36 Eutaw Street.  Officers located and recovered a cache of weapons, ammunition, drugs and two improvised explosive devices.   As a result, officers placed Nicholas Marchesi, 27, of East Boston, in custody without incident.  The suspect will appear in East Boston District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A Drugs and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs.