BPD: Gun, drugs seized from car

March 28, 2014
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FOREST HILLS—A Boston man is facing gun and drug possession charges after a March 3 arrest at 120 Forest Hills St., according to the Boston Police Department.

Syrus Hampton, 23, was arrested by Drug Control Unit officers following up on reports of drug activity and a man with a gun, according to BPD. Officers spotted Hampton sitting inside a parked car and ordered him out. A search of the car allegedly found a loaded revolver and plastic bags containing heroin and cocaine.

Hampton faces charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition, and possession of Class A and Class B drugs with intent to distribute, according to BPD.