One Less Gun: Officers Recover an Unattended and Loaded Gun in Mattapan


At about 11:30 PM on Monday, September 10, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan), while in route to call for a robbery in progress in the area of 643 Walk Hill Street, were re-routed to the area of Hiawatha Street for an unattended backpack that contained the following items:

  • One unloaded Smith and Wesson six shot revolver with serial # 309835

  • Four glass jars

  • One scale

  • Two large black trash bags

  • US currency

  • One BB gun (GSR Sigarms)

  • One plastic bag containing green herb

Officers were unable to identify the owner of the backpack.  Area Detectives responded to the scene to process the weapons.