Officers Arrest Juvenile on Gun Related Charges


At about 5:36 PM, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) made an on-site arrest for firearm related offenses in the area of 34 Stratton Street. Officers were on patrol in the area of Stratton Street and Westview Street when they observed a juvenile known to them enter into a courtyard carrying a small bag. 

As officers approached the juvenile, they observed him place something in the neighboring unit's grill. Officers opened the cover of the grill which revealed a bag which contained a firearm.  The Ruger P89 9mm had one live round in the chamber and a 10-round magazine with 10 lives rounds. 

The male juvenile suspect was charged with: Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He will be arraigned in Dorchester Juvenile District Court.