19-Year-Old Arrested on Firearm Charges by YVSF in Heath Street Projects

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At about 3:15 PM on February 23, 2022, Officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Nikolos Miranda,18, of Roslindale, for firearm-related offenses in the area of 940 Parker Street in Jamaica Plain.

Officers were notified via a 911 call that a group was congregating in the area of 940 Parker Street, blocking handicap access to the building, drinking alcohol, and smoking marijuana in public. As Officers approached the group, they observed a male, later identified as Miranda, separate from the group and attempt to leave the area. Officers spoke with Miranda and observed a folding knife clipped to his waistband. Officers conducted a pat-frisk of Miranda and recovered a loaded firearm. Miranda was placed into custody without incident.

The firearm was determined to have an obliterated serial number. The firearm was loaded with one (1) round in the chamber and ten (10) 9mm rounds in the magazine.

Miranda is to be charged with Unlawful Possession of a large capacity Feeding Device, carrying a firearm without a license, Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Carrying a Dangerous Weapon.

Nikolos Miranda is expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.