At about 2:30 am on Wednesday October 20, 2021, Officers assigned to District B2 made an on-site firearm arrest of Taezhon Monteiro, 20, of Quincy, Ma.

Officers were on Patrol on Warren Street when they observed a vehicle with excessive window tint traveling on Warren Street towards Dudley Street.  Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle in the area of 24 Maywood Street.  A query in CJIS revealed that Monteiro only had a learner's permit and could not operate a motor vehicle without another fully licensed passenger in the vehicle.  Monteiro was removed from the vehicle.  A frisk of the passenger revealed a firearm.  Monteiro was placed into custody without incident.

The firearm was determined to be a SCCY model CPX-2 9mm handgun with a defaced serial number. The handgun was loaded with one (1) round in the chamber and five (5) rounds in the magazine.

Monteiro is to be charged with Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm. Unlawful possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a firearm with Defaced Serial Number, Unlicensed Operation of a Motor-Vehicle.

Taezhon Monteiro is to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.