One Less Gun: Search Warrants Lead to Arrest After Officers Recover Firearm and Drugs in Dorchester

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, as part of an ongoing investigation, members of the Boston Police Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant for the premise located at 357 Seaver Street, Dorchester (Area C-11).  Recovered from that location was a Glock 18C 9mm pistol, one plastic bag of heroin, a digital scale, and plastic baggies.  As a result, Joshua Powell, 47, of Dorchester, was placed in custody without incident and will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Class A Drugs.