Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Maine man arrested for illegal possession of firearms.

Christopher Loucks
On January 21, 2014 at approximately 6:30 pm the Hancock County Sheriffs Department from Maine notified the Transit Police that a Christopher Loucks, 28 of Hancock, Maine was in possession of two stolen handguns and possibly enroute to the MBTA's South Station Bus Terminal. Hancock County Sheriff's Department furnished a detailed description of Loucks and stated he was most likely attempting to catch a bus to New York City.

Based on the description provided Transit Police officers located Loucks by the food court area of the Bus Terminal. Officers approached Loucks, confirmed his identity and quickly disarmed him of two firearms; a Ruger 9 millimeter and a Taurus .22 caliber. Officers also seized a magazine containing 15 rounds of 9mm ammunition. Loucks was placed into custody and was transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process. It is expected Loucks will be arraigned sometime today in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for Possession of a Firearm Not being Licensed 2 counts and Knowingly receiving Stolen Property.

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