Boston Police report arresting a Braintree man for robbing somebody at gunpoint outside a Dana-Farber research building on Burlington Avenue, a dead end off Brookline Avenue behind the Harvard Vanguard building.
Police say Jonathan Williams, 19, of Braintree, and his victim had agreed to meet there yesterday afternoon, although they did not say why.
The suspect parked his motor vehicle next to them, approached the victim, pointing a firearm while demanding the victims keys. The victim stated that he handed the suspect his car keys and some cash.
Officers driving along Melnea Cass Boulevard spotted a car and driver matching the description given by the victim shortly after 5:50 p.m. and pulled the driver over near Washington Street, police say:
As officers spoke with the suspect, they noticed that his eyes kept motioning downward toward the passenger floorboard, at a large bag containing a green leafy substance. Officers ordered the suspect out of the vehicle. During a frisk of the vehicle officers located a small black Ruger LCP Firearm underneath the drivers seat. The firearm was loaded, with one round in the chamber and one round in the magazine. Officers also recovered the victims car keys from the suspects vehicle and returned them to the victim.
Williams was charged with armed robbery, possession a firearm in the commission of a felony, armed assault to rob, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number, police say, adding officers also wrote him a ticket for operating with a suspended license, operating without insurance, driving an unregistered vehicle and attaching wrong number plates.