One Less Gun: Officers Recover Three Loaded Firearms, Arrest Two Suspects during Motor Vehicle Stop in Dorchester

At about 11:40 AM on Sunday, October 22, 2017, officers from District C-11 (Dorcehster) responded to a radio call for a person with a gun in the area of Dorchester Avenue and Talbot Avenue.

While responding to the call, officers received information that the occupants of a vehicle may be in possession of a firearm. Officers observed the described vehicle near the above address and conducted a stop of said vehicle. As a result of the stop and the ensuing investigation, officers recovered three loaded firearms from inside the vehicle, specifically one loaded Intratec Tech 9 assault rifle with a large capacity feeding device, one loaded Hopkins & Allen Arms .38 revolver, and one Remington Model 1911 .45 caliber firearm with obliterated serial number. Both the operator and the passenger, identified as 18-year-old males from Dorchester, were placed under arrest and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (3 counts), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition (3 counts), Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm (3 counts), Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number, and Possession of an Assault Weapon.