Boston Police report arresting a man they say had a gun loaded with eight rounds as he drove around John Eliot Square in Roxbury on Monday.
Police say officers were dispatched to the square after a report of a guy with a gun in the square.
Upon arrival, officers located [Victor] Vega operating a motor vehicle in the rear of John Eliot Square. Officers made the traffic stop, removed Vega from the motor vehicle and recovered a Smith & Wesson M&P 9 Shield 9mm pistol loaded with eight rounds from the driver’s side floor.
Vega, 29, of Roxbury, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, police say, adding he was also charged with driving with a suspended license.