Boston Police report a tip that a man awaiting trial on gun charges was walking around with another gun proved correct last evening.
Police say officers went looking for Andray Love, 29, around 6:30 p.m. as a result of a tip and found him at Columbia Road and Buttonwood Street in Dorchester:
Officers noted that the individual was walking in such a way as if to suggest he was in possession of a firearm as he continued to look around nervously while frequently clutching an object in his waist area. Moreover, officers specifically noted an easily discernable bulge in the suspect’s right hip area and, the fact that, he was wearing a GPS ankle bracelet on his ankle. While surveilling the suspect, officers observed the suspect enter a motor vehicle. At this point, officers activated their lights and sirens and stopped the car in the area of in the area of Columbia Road and Buttonwood Street. While approaching the car, officers observed the suspect hastily bend over in such a way as if to suggest he was trying to hide something. After ordering the suspect to show his hands, officers quickly pat frisked the suspect whereupon a loaded firearm was found tucked inside the suspect’s right waist area.
Officers confiscated the 9-mm Ruger P89DC, then charged Love with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm on a public way.
In March, Love and another man were arrested on a variety of gun-related charges after, police say, officer found them and a 9-mm gun loaded with 11 rounds in an idling SUV on Sojourner Truth Way in Roxbury.