Within the last 4 days the Brookline Police had developed information that a large cache of weapons was inside a residence located at 181 Harvard Street in Brookline. The Police Department applied for and received a search warrant for 181 Harvard Street. The warrant was issued by the Brookline District Court and executed at 5:00pm on Monday, June 11, 2012.
Richard Becker of Brookline was subsequently arrested and charged with numerous firearms violations.
Recovered were 36 firearms included 14 high powered weapons, several silencers and a large collection of high powered ammunition capable of penetrating bullet proof vests.
Mr. Becker is due in Brookline District Court today Tuesday, June 12, 2012.