On Friday, September 21st, members of the Lawrence Police Detectives Division executed an arrest warrant at a Byron Ave. residence. Detectives located and arrested Jonathan Taveras, age 25, of Lawrence. Mr. Taveras’ arrest came after a lengthy investigation conducted by Detectives William Colantuoni and Paul MacMillan. Through their investigation, this arrest was made in connection with a shooting on Hancock Street and a home invasion on Lowell Street, both of which took place on September 16th . At the time of Taveras’ arrest he was in possession of an illegal loaded firearm. He has been charged with Armed Burglary and several Firearms related charges
There have been several interviews and viewing of surveillance video, with regards to this case. The investigation remains active and more arrests are expected in the near future. Anyone with information into his whereabouts is asked to contact Lawrence Police Detectives at 978-794-5900 Ext 625 or by using Text to Tip text: 274637 then type “LAWPD” followed by your message.