At about 10:13 AM on Thursday February 11, 2021, officers assigned to the District E-5 (West Roxbury) Drug Control Unit with assistance from members of the District C-11 (Dorchester) Drug Control Unit and the DEA Boston TDS Task Force executed three search warrants as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 7 Higgins Street in Allston. As a result, officers were able to recover a loaded 9mm Jiminez Arms handgun, a loaded 9mm Ruger handgun, a loaded Taurus revolver, a quantity of fentanyl, approximately 47.5 grams of crack cocaine, several plastic bags of marijuana packaged for sale, assorted pills and drug paraphernalia as well as $4,324 in U.S. Currency. Officers then arrested the target of their investigation, Vladimir Florus, 30, of Allston, without incident.

The suspect will appear in Brighton District Court on multiple charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (3 Counts), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class A, B and E Drugs.