Boston Police report gang-unit officers looking for suspects for a series of violent crimes in Hyde Park arrested five people and seized three loaded guns outside the Hyde Park Avenue 7-Eleven early Tuesday morning.
Police add their investigation into the string of crimes, which included a stakeout on Lexington Avenue near River Street, is continuing.
Police say officers spotted three cars matching the description of cars linked to armed robberies, carjackings and home invasions sitting outside 1187 Hyde Park Ave. around 6 a.m.
Detectives made contact with the occupants, and after further investigation, officers arrested five individuals and recovered three firearms. The firearms were determined to be a Smith and Wesson 9mm with ten rounds in the magazine stolen out of New Hampshire, a Ghost Gun with fourteen rounds in the magazine, and a Ruger 9mm loaded with one round in the chamber, and fourteen in the magazine.
Angelica Pena, 18, of Hyde Park was charged with home invasion on a warrant out of West Roxbury court. Johan Ortega-Nunez, 20, of Dorchester, was arrested on a warrant out of Dorchester court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, vandalism and thefts, and was also arrested on new charges of armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) and kidnapping, police say.
A 15-year-old, too young to be publicly identified, was charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, armed robbery, carjacking assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) and kidnapping.
A 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, both too young to be publicly identified, were each charged with being delinquent for unlawful possession of a high-capacity firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carjacking, armed robbery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) and kidnapping.