At about 10:14 PM on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) responded to a 911 call for a person with gun in the area of 35 Dacia Street in Roxbury.

The suspect was described as a heavy-set black male, in his forties, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, wearing a white t-shirt and dark jeans. Upon arrival, officers located the possible suspect standing next to a motor vehicle on Dacia Street near the intersection of Beauford Lane and Woodcliff Street.

As officers approached the male who was later identified as Lance Allen, 45, of Roxbury, he began to distance himself from the vehicle. Officers performed a CJIS query on the motor vehicle and it came back registered to the suspect. In plain view, officers observed a firearm on the driver side floor. The firearm was determined to be a loaded Lorcin 9mm Model L with ten rounds in the magazine. The high-capacity magazine was capable of holding thirteen rounds of ammunition.

Lance Allen was arrested and charged with: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. He is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.