Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on a long list of charges after subduing him on Browning Avenue around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Police say two officers on routine patrol on Talbot Avenue started chasing a car that drove through a red light at a high rate of speed. They say Anthony Brown, 47, crashed the car on Browning, got out and began to run, gun in hand. The officers, joined by several others, caught up with him and subdued him after "a violent struggle," police say, adding a search of his car turned up marijuana and crack.
Brown was charged with: Unlawful possession of a firearm (subsequent offense), unlawful carrying of a firearm (subsequent offense), unlawful possession of ammunition (subsequent offense), armed career criminal, possession of a class b substance (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute (subsequent offense), possession of a class B substance within a school zone, possession of a class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute, possession of a class D substance with intent to distribute within a school zone, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle (subsequent offense), failure to submit, resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer.