About 9:29pm on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Power performed a visitors cease leading to a firearm arrest within the space of 279 Walnut Avenue, Roxbury.
Officers have been on patrol within the space of Townsend Road and Walnut Avenue after they noticed a motorcar touring with its excessive beam headlights on. Because the car turned left onto Walnut Avenue, the officers additionally noticed that the home windows of the car have been excessively tinted. The officers performed a visitors cease at 279 Walnut Avenue.
Officers approached the car and requested the operator’s license in addition to the car’s registration. The operator, later recognized as Alexis Alvarez, 22, of Roxbury, acknowledged that he had the registration however he didn’t have his license. Whereas talking with Alvarez, the officer observed a pockets sitting between Alvarez and the middle console of the car. The officer requested Alvarez if he had his pockets which can comprise his license, however Alvarez acknowledged that he didn’t have one. Finally, Alvarez discovered the pockets and produced his license.
The officers observed that Alvarez appeared nervous, he had a wide-eyed stare and his palms have been visibly shaking. Additional investigation led to a pat frisk of the motorcar, which revealed a firearm within the middle console space. The firearm, a silver and black Smith & Wesson SW9VE 9mm, was loaded with (16) rounds of ammunition within the journal and (1) spherical within the chamber.
Alvarez tried to flee, however after a quick wrestle he was positioned underneath arrest. In the course of the reserving course of, officers positioned 31 sublingual movie tabs of suboxone in his jacket.
Alvarez was charged with Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Massive Capability Firearm, Carrying a Loaded Firearm and not using a License, Possession of Ammunition with out an FID Card, Armed Profession Felony 1, and Possession of Class B with Intent to Distribute. Alvarez was additionally issued a MA Uniform Quotation for Extreme Tint and Excessive Beam Violation. He’s anticipated to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court docket.