One Less Gun: Officers Recover Loaded Firearm From Juvenile Suspect While on Patrol in Dorchester


At about 6:20 PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, officers assigned to the City Wide Bicycle Unit made an onsite firearm arrest in the area of 11 Tremlett Street in Dorchester after responding to a call for a person with a gun. Officers quickly located a 17-year-old juvenile male from Dorchester who matched the given description and approached to speak with him. Officers performed a pat frisk and recovered a loaded .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver from the suspect who was then placed in custody without incident. The suspect will be arraigned in Dorchester Juvenile Court on charges of Delinquent to Wit: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Unlawful Carrying of a Loaded Firearm.