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Man charged with walking around Downtown Crossing with a folding knife, a loaded gun and too much pot

Boston Police report arresting a Roxbury man on gun, knife and drug charges on Bromfield Street Saturday night.

Police say officers on patrol on Bromfield around 8:30 p.m. noticed a group of people who were "known to them from prior interactions," so they stopped for a chat:

Officers spoke with one of the individuals and observed a large folding knife protruding from the male’s jacket. While attempting to remove the knife, officers felt a heavy, weighted object which they immediately recognized as that of a firearm. Officers removed a Glock 22 .40 caliber firearm loaded with six rounds of live ammunition from the male’s jacket. Additionally, officers recovered 12 plastic bags containing marijuana and an undisclosed amount of US Currency.

Fernando Villalona-Torres, 21, of Roxbury, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, police say, adding he already had open warrants charging him with possession of marijuana and cocaine with intent to distribute, assault and battery, witness intimidation and vandalism.

Innocent, etc.

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