Officers Recover a Loaded Firearm in the area of 252 Magnolia Street and Arrest One Suspect

At about 12:14 AM, on Monday, June 19, 2023, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury), responded to a person with a gun in the area of 252 Magnolia Street, which resulted in the firearm arrest of Elias Perea, 44, of Boston. While traveling on Columbia Road, officers received a call for multiple people fighting in front of 252 Magnolia Street. Upon arrival, officers observed an adult male throw an object toward a chain link fence.

After further investigation, the object was determined to be a Glock 33 firearm, loaded with one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine. Also recovered was a plastic bag that contained a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine and a white rock like substance believed to be crack cocaine.

Elias Perea was arrested and charged with the following; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Class B, Drugs and Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.