Boston Police report arresting a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old who were ambling around Methadone Mile, one with a gun loaded with ten rounds, the other with enough heroin or fentanyl to warrant a trafficking charge around 5:50 p.m. on Friday.
Police say officers were at Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard specifically looking the 17-year-old, who was wanted on a warrant for violating his probation on an earlier gun disposition out of Middlesex County juvenile court.
As officers approached suspect #1, he attempted to flee on foot while clutching the area of his waistband. Suspect #2, attempted to help Suspect #1 conceal the item which officers observed to be a large capacity magazine protruding from the juveniles’ pants.
Both suspects were quickly apprehended in the area of the Sunoco gas station on Massachusetts Avenue. The firearm was found to be a loaded Glock 9MM with one round in the chamber and nine rounds in the magazine.
The older teen was charged with being delinquent for carrying a loaded firearm on a public way, unlawful possession of a firearm, second offense, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawful possession of a large-capacity feeding device and possession of marijuana.
The younger teen was charged with being delinquent for trafficking between 14 and 27 grams of a Class A drug, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, police say.