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Two juveniles arrested after one points gun at Fall River officers



Two have been arrested after an incident involving Fall River Police.

According to Captain Barden Castro, on Wednesday, at approximately 11:05 p.m., detectives assigned to the Vice Intelligence and Gang Unit of the Fall River Police Department were on patrol in an unmarked vehicle in the area of South Main and Birch Streets when they spotted two males acting suspiciously trying to draw the attention of passing vehicles. As the detectives drove by the males to monitor the situation, the males moved into the middle of Birch Street and began waving at the police car, it was then observed that one of the males was pointing a handgun at officers.

The detectives requested assistance from other Vice Intelligence and Gang Unit members as well as uniformed patrol officers in order to stop the males in a safe manner. Upon the arrival of additional police assets, and the original detectives identifying themselves, the two males fled on foot.

In the area of Birch and King Streets officers were able to take one of the males to the ground and recovered a loaded semi-automatic handgun from the male’s pocket as well as a knife. The second male began running through yards between King and Birch Streets and was apprehend by officers in a back yard. Recovered in close proximity of the male was a loaded semi-automatic firearm.

Once in police custody, it was discovered that both males are juveniles and are not permitted under Massachusetts law to carry a handgun. Both males were arrested on firearms charges.

It was determined that the firearms, a Taurus 9mm and a Jennings .32 caliber pistol had been reported stolen in 2013 to the Collin County Sheriff’s Office (Texas).

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  1. david

    April 1, 2022 at 12:27 am

    How could these hood rats possess guns? Massachusetts has very strict gun laws !!

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