Officers Arrest One Suspect and Recover a Loaded Firearm After a Traffic Stop in West Roxbury


ONE LESS GUN: At about 6:40PM, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, officers assigned to District E-5 (West Roxbury) conducted a traffic stop in the area of Washington Street and Lagrange Street in West Roxbury.  Officers observed a motor vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed fail to stop for a pedestrian in a cross walk while continuing through a red light.

As officers approached the motor vehicle, they observed the operator, later identified as Jonathon Leon, 28, of Boston, toss an object toward the area of the passenger floor.

Officers walked around to the passenger side where they observed a wallet and an object believed to be a firearm. Officers recovered a loaded Glock 43 9mm firearm containing 7 rounds of ammunition in the magazine.

Jonathon Lean was arrested and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court.