Friday- Quick acting Chelsea Police Officers arrested D’Mitri Benton, age 18 of Chelsea with a loaded firearm after they responded to a domestic disturbance this morning at 87 Gillooly Road. Police were told by the mother of Benton that he had just threatened her with a firearm and physically assaulted her.
Officers quickly came upon Benton on Washington Ave where he was arrested with a loaded 38 caliber firearm on his person. Officer’s also recovered drugs and cash from Benton. Benton will be arraigned later today in Chelsea District Court for firearm, drug and assault charges.
Chelsea residents are reminded they can provide information anonymously to the Police Department by calling the 24 hr Crime Stoppers TIP line at 617-466-4880 or texting the word Chelsea and then their message to tip411 (847411) from their cell phone. Anonymous web tips can also be submitted right from the Police Departments website at www.chelseapolice.com.