Fall River Police Arrest Fugitive
FALL RIVER — A fugitive from Springfield was arrested Sunday in Fall River.
On August 9 at approximately 2:51 p.m., members of the Fall River Police Gun Violence Task Force arrested fugitive Cleveland Lamonte Clay, 33, with a listed address of 120 Malden Street in Springfield.
Lead investigator Detective Paul McGuire observed Clay inside of Supreme Gas, located at 19 Laurel Street. McGuire was aware that Clay had violent outstanding warrants for a shooting that occurred in Quincy. Detectives approached Clay inside of the building and placed him under arrest without incident.
During the arrest, police say a large amount of ecstasy and a small amount of suspected crack cocaine was located on Clay’s person. Clay was formally booked at the Fall River Police station and later transported to the Quincy Police Department.
Clay was arrested on warrants charging him with: assault and battery by discharging a firearm; discharge of a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling; possession of ammunition without an FID card; carrying a loaded firearm without a license; and armed robbery.
Police say Clay will be summoned in the immediate future for the narcotics charges.