One Less Gun: Anonymous Tip Leads to the Recovery of Large Caliber Revolver and Ammunition at Playground in Brighton

At about 11:45 AM on Tuesday December 19, 2017, officers assigned to District D-14 (Brighton) safely recovered a .44 caliber F.LLI Pietta revolver along with 100 rounds of .45 caliber ammunition after receiving an anonymous tip. The firearm and ammunition were located inside a plastic bag near the baseball field at McKinney Playground at 74 Faneuil Street in Brighton.

The Boston Police Department would like to thank the concerned community member who stepped up and provided this information which has led to 'One Less Gun' on the streets of Boston.

Anyone willing to provide information regarding any suspicious or criminal activity in the City of Boston can do so anonymously by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1(800)494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.