Grove Hall man slept with shotgun under his mattress

The Boston Police Department reports it is looking for an AR15 rifle stolen from the bedroom of a resident of 157 Intervale St. in Grove Hall yesterday.

Police say the resident returned home to find his front door unlocked and his TV, Xbox, Playstation, video games, camera and his rifle missing. Not taken was his Mossberg 500 shotgun, hidden under his mattress and his Beretta FS92 handgun, hidden in a drawer:

"He stated that his shotgun was hidden between the mattress of his bed and his Beretta (handgun) was in his bedroom drawer. Officers seized a Beretta FS92, Mossberg 500 and assorted ammunition from the victim. The victim did have a valid FID card but was not in compliance with Massachusetts General Laws with regards to Firearm Storage."