A Most Wanted Probation Violator, with Somerville Ties, Captured

State and Boston police captured Rubenson Cherilus early this morning in Dorchester, according to state police.

Rubenson Cherilus, 27, one of the top ten most wanted probation violators in the state, was captured at about 6 a.m. Thursday morning at a home in Dorchester, according to an announcement from Massachusetts State Police.

Cherilus was last known to live in Somerville and is wanted by Somerville District Court, Middlesex Superior Court and Suffolk Superior Court on counts of possession to distribute class B drugs, indecent exposure and failure to stop for police, according to the the announcement.

Class B drugs include cocaine and Oxycontin, in addition to methamphetamine, LSD and Ecstasy, among others.

In addition, Cherilus is wanted by South Boston District Court on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and firearms possession.

According to the announcement, the state police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and the Boston police fugitive unit captured Cherilus inside a home on Brinsley Street in Dorchester. Cherilus allegedly tossed a gun out of his window during the raid, according to the announcement.

According to the Somerville News, Cherilus lived on Glendale Avenue in Somerville and, in June, 2010, was taken to Cambridge Hospital after fleeing from police and swallowing cocaine and Oxycontin during an arrest.


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