At about 12:14 AM on Friday July 16, 2021, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) arrested Walter Lewis, 28, of Bridgewater on firearm and motor vehicle related charges following a traffic stop in the area of Tremont Street and Northampton Street in Roxbury. The officers had stopped the suspect for reckless operation and were removing him from the vehicle when they observed the handle of a firearm sticking out from the rear storage pocket of the passenger seat. Officers placed the suspect in custody without incident and then recovered the firearm which was determined to be a loaded .380 caliber Taurus Spectrum handgun.

The suspect will appear in Roxbury District Court on numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm and Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle.