REVERE — Massachusetts State Police arrested two on gun charges Saturday night.
Trooper Devon Surian stopped a 2008 Lexus ES350 near Bell Circle around 11:35 p.m., in Revere for unlawfully dark window tint, according to a statement from State Police.
When he approached the car, Surian observed an open bottle of an alcoholic beverage inside the car. The operator, who provided false identifying information about himself and did not have an active license, and the passenger, were both in possession of knives, in violation of a Revere ordinance.
Surian found a loaded, 9mm Millennium G2 handgun. Neither person was licensed for possession of that gun or the ammunition.
The driver, Barkley Manuel, 28, of Randolph, and Jamaine Burton, 29, of Boston, were both arrested and charged with third offense of possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm, possession of ammunition without an FID card, armed career criminal, possession of a high capacity weapon, and violating a municipal ordinance by having a knife with a blade in excess of 2½ inches.
Manuel was also charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, failure to identify himself, having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and a tinted window violation.
Burton was additionally cited for failure to wear a seatbelt.
Manuel was held on $50,000 bail. Burton was held without bail.