Youth Violence Strike Force nabs three, seizes guns in Roxbury

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BOSTON — Boston police arrested three men and seized two firearms after an incident in Roxbury on the night of July 4.

Members of the Youth Violence Strike Force apprehended Jabbar White, 23, of Roslindale, Nikolas Laronde, 25, of Boston, and William Hudson, 25, of Hyde Park, on various firearm charges and active warrants at about 10:21 p.m.

Officers patrolling near Columbus Avenue and Cedar Street spotted three idling motor vehicles in the Roxbury Community College parking lot.

When the police cruiser entered the lot, one vehicle sped off toward New Heath Street.

The remaining vehicle with four occupants emitted a strong smell of alcohol, and officers noted an open alcohol bottle and plastic cups inside.

The driver, who had red, glossy eyes and alcohol on his breath, was unable to provide a license.

Police identified an occupant with an active arrest warrant, prompting them to detain the individuals.

During the frisk, officers found a firearm on White and another inside the vehicle, along with a headphone case filled with ammunition.

The confiscated firearms were identified as a stolen Smith and Wesson M&P Shield, loaded with one round in the chamber and seven in the magazine, and a Taurus P92 with an empty fifteen round magazine.

The case held fifteen 9mm rounds.

White and Laronde face charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.

White is additionally charged with Receiving Stolen Property, and Laronde with Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device.

Hudson was detained on an active warrant for Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Burglarious Tools.

The suspects are slated for arraignment in Roxbury District Court.

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