Police recover bag full of guns

The Boston Police Department reports recovering five guns, magazines and ammunition sitting in a plastic bag in an alley off Lucerne and Harwood streets in Dorchester shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police say an anonymous source reported overhearing some guys talking "about the pickup of a package containing firearms" in that area.

Officers are first set up surveillance of the alley, but decided they couldn't just let a bunch of guns in a bag sit there, even if under surveillance.

On opening the bag, police say, they found: A Smith & Wesson .45 caliber firearm, Model 457 with magazine; Smith & Wesson .357 caliber revolver, Model 65-3; Bryco Arms .380 automatic firearm, Model 38 with magazine; Bauer .25 caliber firearm with magazine; Taurus .40 caliber firearm with two magazines and a box of 20 Federal Premium .45 caliber rounds of ammunition.

Anybody with information about the guns can contact detectives at 617-343-4712 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).


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