Keeping Boston Safe: One in Custody After Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Firearm, Drugs and Cash in Roxbury

At about 12:30 PM Thursday September 29, 2016, officers assigned to the Drug Control Unit of District B-2 (Roxbury) and members of the City Wide Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an investigation in the area of 51 Burrell Street in Roxbury.  Officers recovered a loaded .22 caliber Freedom Arms MAG handgun, eight large bags of marijuana, two small bags of cocaine and $4,853 in cash.  As a result, the target of the investigation, Jovani Barbosa, 30, of Roxbury, was placed in custody without incident.  The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B & D Drugs.