One Less Gun: Officers Recover Loaded Firearm and Make Arrest in Dorchester

At about 1:37 PM on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, officers assigned to the City Wide Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an active and ongoing investigation in the area of 111 Magnolia Street in Dorchester. Officers were able to locate and safely recover a loaded Sterling .22 caliber handgun from inside the residence. Officers then placed the target of their investigation, David Rivera, 26, of Dorchester, in custody without incident. The suspect has been arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.