One Less Gun: Officers Recover Illegal Firearm during Search Warrant in Roxbury

At about 7:35 PM on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force executed a search warrant in the area of 312 Warren Street in District B-2 (Roxbury).

As part of an active and ongoing investigation, officers searched a residence in the above area. Officers were able to locate and safely recover a loaded Smith & Wesson MP40 Shield 9mm firearm.

Officers placed the target of their investigation, 29-year-old Jerry Jackson of Roxbury, under arrest and charged him with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition in addition to an outstanding straight warrant out of Somerville for violations of the auto laws.