At about 10:30AM on Monday, August 30, 2021, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) made an onsite firearm arrest of Charles Jacobs, 19, of Hyde Park and Geoffrey Stewart, 22, of Roxbury.
While on patrol in the area of Wabon Street, officers observed a motor vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed. Officers activated their lights and sirens but the motor vehicle refused to stop. Due to heavy traffic on Blue Hill Avenue, officers were able to safely stop the motor vehicle and remove the driver, Geoffrey Stewart. He was placed under arrest and charged with Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Failure to Submit.
Officers recovered a Colt Python 357. Magnum, loaded with six rounds and a sweatshirt that was discarded from the motor vehicle.
Geoffrey Stewart was additionally charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.
The passenger, Charles Jacobs was placed under arrest and charged with charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Resisting Arrest. They are both expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.