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Boston Man Arrainged For Illegal Firearm on MBTA Blue Line Platform

Isiah Chaffon arraigned for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of controlled narcotics

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    A Boston man was arraigned Friday for carrying an illegal firearm on the MBTA, according to transit police.

    MBTA authorities said a transit officer working detail on Thursday morning at Government Center station noticed a man who appeared to be unconscious and slumped against the wall. The officer noticed that the man appeared to have a firearm in his waistband.

    Police said the officer quickly took possession of the handgun, which authorities said had 3 rounds in the magazine, and was able to wake the man up.

    The man was identified as Isiah Chaffon, 19, of Boston.

    It was determined that Chaffin did not have a license to carry a firearm and he was arrested.

    Police also discovered Chaffin was in possession of controlled narcotics without a prescription and had several warrants issued from Roxbury, Chelsea and Newton District Courts.

    Chaffon was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court-Central Division for unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and possession of controlled narcotics.

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