One Less Gun: Officers Recover Loaded Revolver Hidden by 14 Year Old Suspect in Dorchester

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At about 5:00 PM on Saturday August 27, 2016, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force made and onsite firearm arrest in the area of 28 Supple Road in Dorchester.  The officers were on directed patrol while assigned to the Caribbean Festival when they observed a group of known gang members in front of the address and approached to speak with them.  During the course of their investigation, the officers were able to recover a loaded .38 caliber Colt Official Police revolver which had been hidden underneath a bucket by a 14 year old juvenile male from Dorchester.  The suspect attempted to flee the scene on foot but was pursued and placed in custody after a brief struggle.  The suspect will appear in Dorchester Juvenile Court on charges of Delinquent to Wit: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Resisting Arrest and Trespassing.