Two men arrested in Dorchester on gun and drug charges
DORCHESTER, Mass. (WHDH) -
Police arrested two men on Wednesday on various drug and gun charges in separate incidents.
Jerry Rivera, 28, of Dorchester was charged after police executed a search warrant. Officers found a loaded revolver containing six live rounds of ammunition and seven additional rounds.
He was also found with three plastic bags of marijuana and a large amount of cash.
Anthony Filiciano, 25, of Dorchester was arrested after police executed a warrant in Mattapan. Officers seized a handgun, numerous rounds of ammunition, one kilogram of heroin, cash and other drug paraphernalia.
An increased focus on areas and individuals believed to be involved in illegal drug or gun-related activities has brought the total number of illegal firearms taken off the streets in 2014 up to 109.
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