Keeping Boston Safe: Suspect in Custody After Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Two Loaded Firearms, Large Amounts of Ammunition, Drugs and Cash in Mattapan

At about 1:00 PM on Thursday September 8, 2016, officers assigned to the City Wide Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an active and ongoing drug investigation in the area of 5 Fairmount Street in Mattapan.  As a result, officers were able to recover a loaded 9mm Jimenez Arms Model J.A. handgun, a loaded 9mm Millenium PT-111 handgun, 150 rounds of ammunition, 262 grams of cocaine, 23 grams of heroin and over $39,000 in cash.  The target of the investigation, Jose Zoquier, 29, of Mattapan, was then placed in custody without incident.  The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (2 Counts), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Trafficking Class A Drugs and Trafficking Class B Drugs.