Friday, October 13, 2017

Boston man arrested for illegal possession of firearm by TPD officers.

On October 11, 2017 at approximately 3:05PM Transit Police officers were on patrol at the MBTA's Dudley Station when they were alerted to a "shots fired" call in the vicinity of Dudley Station. Shortly thereafter they received a description of the subjects who may have been involved and that the subjects may have fled through Dudley Station.

Officers located a male subject, later identified as Jeavoni Celester-Thistle, 18, of Boston fitting the description on Warren & Zeigler Street. Subsequent to an investigation officers located a .22 caliber handgun in Celester-Thistle's possession.

Celester-Thistle was placed into custody for illegal possession of a firearm and transported to Transit Police HQ for the arrest booking process.

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