About 1:30am on Thursday, 14, 2021 officers assigned to District B-Three (Mattapan) made an on-site firearm arrest following a visitors cease at Glenway Avenue and Fowler Avenue, Dorchester.
Whereas on patrol, officers noticed a blue motorized vehicle with extreme tint, stopped on Bradshaw Avenue with its proper flip sign activated. Because the car started to show proper in the direction of the officers, it made an abrupt left flip onto Glenway Avenue upon seeing the police cruiser. The officers pulled behind the motorized vehicle and performed a visitors cease on the intersection of Glenway Avenue and Fowler Avenue.
The officers approached the car and requested the operators license and registration. The operator, later recognized as Rommel Nelson, 29 years outdated of Boston, appeared extraordinarily nervous, with shallow respiratory and unsteady fingers as he accessed his pockets. Nelson handed the officer his ATM card earlier than producing his driver’s license, and his voice appeared to crack as he spoke with the officers.
Officers noticed a black backpack containing a yellow field of sandwich luggage within the rear of the car, and a black digital scale sitting on the middle console. The officers requested that Nelson exit the car, and as they opened the door, they smelled a robust odor of contemporary marijuana.
Additional investigation of the backpack revealed a black firearm, (5) medium plastic luggage containing marijuana, digital scale, and private papers belonging to Rommel Nelson. The firearm, a Glock 27 .40 caliber, was geared up with a (22) spherical high-capacity journal containing (14) rounds. The serial quantity was defaced and couldn’t be recognized.
Rommel Nelson was positioned beneath arrest and charged with Carrying a Loaded Firearm with no License Second Offense, Illegal Possession of Ammunition Subsequent Offense, Firearm with Defaced Serial Quantity, Illegal Possession of a Massive Capability Feeding Gadget, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D (Marijuana) Subsequent Offense. Nelson was additionally issued a MA Uniform Quotation for Extreme Tint.
Nelson is predicted to be arraigned in Dorchester District Courtroom.