Boston Police report the arrest of a B-2 officer on charges he attacked his wife before storming out of their Roxbury apartment around 3:10 a.m.
Dennis Morson, 36, will be arraigned Tuesday on a variety of charges, including domestic assault and battery, malicious destruction of property, intimidation of a witness and failing to secure a large-capacity firearm - police say they found his service weapon unsecured in the apartment on Intervale Street, along with rolling papers and a plastic bag with "unknown residue" in it.
The officer observed injury to the victim and damage to both her apartment door and front common hallway door. The victim stated that her husband then left the apartment on foot. The female victim declined medical treatment
Police say Morson turned himself in at District B-2 in Roxbury. He has been a Boston police officer for more than six years.
"These are troubling charges that will be fully investigated," Police Commissioner Ed Davis said in a statement. "The Boston Police Department continues to ensure our integrity and credibility by taking all alleged matters of officer misconduct seriously."
2007 photo of Morson.