Teen accused of carrying loaded gun during Red Sox parade arraigned

The 17-year-old's bail was set at $50,000.

Gun recovered
–Boston Police Department

The 17-year-old from Somerville accused of carrying a loaded gun during the Red Sox World Series victory parade Wednesday was arraigned on gun- and drug-related charges Thursday in Boston Juvenile Court.

The teen faces charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute, and possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.

A judge set the juvenile’s bail at $50,000. If he posts that, he must wear a GPS monitor and remain confined at home. His next court date is set for Nov. 14, the DA’s office said.


Boston police were working during the parade around 1:03 p.m. when someone told an officer they thought they saw the gun sticking out of the suspect’s waistband near 127 Tremont St., they said.

Officers went up to the teen and found the loaded 9 mm Radon handgun while performing a pat and frisk, according to police.

The juvenile also had three bags of marijuana, “assorted loose pills,” and cash, police said.

The teen’s arrest was one of six during the parade, police said.