One Less Gun: Officers Execute Search Warrant, Arrest One, and Recover One Illegal Firearm and Drugs

At about 5:35 PM on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, members of the Citywide Neighborhood Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant in the area of 123 Alexander Street in District C-11 (Dorchester).  As a result of the warrant, officers seized a loaded Smith and Wesson .357 revolver containing six live rounds of ammunition. Also recovered were seven additional live rounds of .38 Special ammunition.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jerry Rivera of Dorchester was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.  Also found on his person were three plastic bags of marijuana and a large amount of United States paper currency.

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