By Tiffany Williams –

On Thursday night at approximately 6:03 p.m., officers with the Boston Police Department assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Jonathan Darosa, 28, of Dorchester.

These officers were conducting a firearm investigation in the area of 12 Glendale Street in Dorchester when they stopped Darosa, performed a pat frisk and recovered a loaded handgun and a small plastic bag containing heroin.

Darosa was taken into custody and has been charged with unlawful possession of firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm, possession of a large capacity feeding device, armed career criminal (Level 3) and possession with intent to distribute class A drugs.