One Less Gun: BPD Officers Recover Firearm & Stun Gun During Routine Traffic Stop

At about 6:50 PM on Tuesday April 14, 2015, officers from the Youth Violence Strike Force made an on site arrest for firearm related offenses at Shawmut Avenue and Kendall Street.

Officers were on directed patrol in the area of the Lenox Street Housing Development when they observed and stopped a motor vehicle which was being operated by an unlicensed suspect, later identified as Takii Rasberry, 36, of Braintree.  During the course of their investigation, officers recovered a Monster 18M Stun Gun and a loaded Taurus PT145 Millennium Pro .45 Caliber Handgun.

The suspect was placed in custody and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Dangerous Weapon; To Wit Stun Gun, Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. The suspect is scheduled to appear in Roxbury District Court.