A Boston police SWAT team raided a Roxbury man’s apartment Tuesday morning, arresting him on drug and firearm charges after he tried to escape out a bathroom, authorities said.
The SWAT team was joined by the District B2 Drug Control Unit and City-Wide Drug Control Unit in executing a search warrant at 5 Cardington St., taking Rufus Davis, 52, into custody at 4:50 a.m Tuesday after an ongoing drug investigation, according to a statement from Boston police.
The drug control units and the SWAT team executed search warrants for his apartment and for Davis, the statement said.
Davis was apprehended with a black Hi-Point .45 caliber semi-automatic firearm and nine matching rounds of ammunition, police said. There was also a small scale, six Suboxone strips, 15 plastic bags of marijuana, and 13 plastic bags of cocaine, the statement said.
Davis was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition and possession of class B and D controlled substances and intent to distribute.
He was also charged as an Armed Career Criminal Level II.Sabrina Schnur can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @sabrina_schnur.