Officers Arrest Two Suspects in a Stolen Motor Vehicle and Recover a Loaded Firearm

At about 12:45 AM, on Monday, August 12, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), initiated a traffic stop in the area of Dudley Street and Harrison Avenue, Roxbury, after observing a motor vehicle proceed through a red light and a stop sign at a high rate of speed

Officer activated their lights and sirens, but the driver of the motor vehicle refused all attempts until coming to a stop in the area of 115 Warren Street. As officer approached the motor vehicle, they observed the brake lights still illuminated. Officers asked the driver to shift the motor vehicle into park, but instead, the driver sped off in the direction of Regent Street. It was revealed through a Registry of Motor Vehicle query that the motor vehicle was stolen out of Saugus.

As officers followed the path of the stolen motor vehicle, information was received that there was a black firearm, along with numerous pistol rounds scattered in the middle of Regent Street leading up towards Fountain Street. Officers identified numerous pieces of black plastic material, a silver coiled spring, and pieces of a pistol magazine, all consistent with a magazine being thrown from a speeding vehicle and shattering. The M-1911 AP INTERNATIONAL firearm was found to have one round in the chamber and seven rounds in the magazine. The motor vehicle in question reappeared at Circuit Street and Regent Street where it had crashed into a parked motor vehicle. Officers placed both suspects under arrest without incident.

William Hudson, 20, of Hyde Park and Demayo Flowers-Toney, 19 of Dorchester, were charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Defacing of Serial Number of a Firearm, Receiving Stolen Motor Vehicle, Failure to Stop for a Police Officer and Driving to Endanger. They will both be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.