At about 2:41 AM on Sunday September 26, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Peter Montero-Matos, 28, of Roxbury on firearm and motor vehicle related charges in the area of 12 Greenwood Street in Dorchester. The officers had stopped a vehicle which was being operated by the suspect for an infraction when the vehicle fled. The suspect was apprehended a short time later leading to the recovery of a 9mm Sig Sauer P365 handgun which had been discarded by the suspect.

The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on multiple charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Failure to Stop for the Police and Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle.