One Less Gun: Search Warrant Allows Officers to Arrest One and Recover Two Illegal Firearms in Roxbury


At about 1:32 AM on Monday, August 25, 2014, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force executed a search warrant in the area of 14 Horadan Way in Roxbury. As a result of the search warrant, officers were able to recover a black Smith & Wesson .390 handgun loaded with six live rounds of ammunition, a black Smith & Wesson 5-shot revolver loaded with five rounds of live ammunition, as well as a large amount of illegal narcotics and US Currency.

Officers arrested 25-year-old Douglas Reid of Roxbury and charged him with Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of Firearm 2nd and Subsequent Offense, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Class B Drugs, and Resisting Arrest.