On February 9, NBPD Gang Detectives seized a loaded 380 caliber handgun from a juvenile with known gang ties while patrolling in the area of Roosevelt St.
The juvenile had recently posted gun-centric photos online. The handgun was located during a subsequent encounter.
The serial numbers on the gun had been obliterated. The juvenile was charged with illegal possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.
Detective Samuel Algarin-Mojica investigated the case.