Daily Dose of Great Police Work: BPD Fugitive Unit Arrest Two Suspects Wanted in Connection to Two Separate Shots Fired Incidents in Less Than Five and Half Hours

INCIDENT #1: At about 8:10 AM on Wednesday October 3, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Preston Tyler, 42, of Roxbury, in the area of 15 Whittier Street in Roxbury. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted on a Straight Warrant issued out of Roxbury District Court for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Gun) and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling. The warrant was sought in connection to an incident that occurred at about 5:22 PM on Friday September 21, 2018, during which a shot was fired inside an apartment located at 15 Codman Park in Roxbury causing ballistic damage. The suspect is scheduled for arraignment later today in Roxbury District Court.

INCIDENT #2: At about 1:30 PM on Wednesday October 3, 2018, members of the Boston Police Fugitive Unit located and arrested Dashawn Jones, 24, of Roxbury, in the area of 658 Washington Street in Dorchester. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was wanted in connection to an incident that occurred at about 7:15 PM on Tuesday August 21, 2018, during which several shots were fired in the area of 90 Armory Street in Roxbury resulting in two parked motor vehicles sustaining ballistic damage. The suspect was taken into custody by virtue of a Straight Warrant issued out of Roxbury District Court for numerous charges including Assault with Intent to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2nd and Subsequent), Carrying a Loaded Firearm and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling. The suspect will face arraignment in Roxbury District Court.