MEDIA AVAILABILTY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Boston Police Commissioner Evans and Suffolk County District Attorney Conley Announce Major Arrests and Firearm Confiscations in “Operation Hanover”

WHO:            Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley.
WHAT:          Beginning in June 2016, the Boston Police Youth Violence Strike Force, along with the ATF Boston group, initiated an investigation with the intent of focusing on two local street gangs. Over the course of this year-long investigation, several narcotics and firearm transactions were made, allowing officers to identify and build cases against numerous major players in these gangs. In June 2017, the culmination of this investigation allowed the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office to indict seventeen individuals on a total of 98 charges and seize 22 firearms. 
Arrest warrants and search warrants were executed on Tuesday June 13, 2017 and Wednesday June 14, 2017. 

WHEN:          Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 2:30 PM.

WHERE:        Boston Police Headquarters Media Room, One Schroeder Plaza, Roxbury.

CONTACT:     Boston Police Media Relations (617) 343-4520 for media inquiries.