Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested on Several Firearm Related Charges

At about 11:46 AM on Friday, April 12, 2019, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Marco Victorino, 24, of Boston, in the area of 138 Crawford Street in Dorchester on several firearm related offenses stemming from an armed robbery that took place on Monday, April 8, 2019, at approximately 8:00 PM in the area of 233 Humbolt Avenue in Dorchester. 

At about 11:40 AM, officers observed Victorino in the area of 138 Crawford Street and when approached, Victorino refused to remove his hands from inside of his sweatshirt and continually attempted to bend over at the waist as if to conceal or prevent something from dropping from his pants. After observing the handle of a firearm, officers recovered a loaded Taurus G2C 9mm pistol with nine (9) live rounds of ammunition inside of a magazine capable of holding twelve (12) rounds which is considered to be a "high capacity magazine”.

Victorino was placed under arrest and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, and Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm. He will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.