Early this morning, around 1:20 a.m. Troopers Aaron Smith and Kevin Tufts, assigned to the Milton Barracks, stopped a 2019 black Jacquar SUV on Thacher Street after observing the vehicle change lanes without using a directional.
As the troopers approached the vehicle they saw it contained two male occupants. The passenger, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was identified as BRIAN MAINGRETTE, 26 of West Roxbury. Upon exiting the car MAINGRETTE attempted to flee but was quickly apprehended. Troopers searched MAINGRETTE and found a loaded Taurus .380 ACP firearm in his pants. He was subsequently placed under arrest and transported to the Milton Barracks where he was charged with the following offenses:
Possession/Carrying a Firearm;
Possession of Firearm without FID Card;
Possession of Ammunition without FID Card;
Firearm Violation with 3 Prior Violent/Drug Crimes; and