Keeping Boston Safe: Suspect in Custody After Search Warrant Leads to the Recovery of Loaded Firearm and Drugs in Dorchester

At about 4:15 PM on Wednesday March 29, 2017, officers assigned to the City Wide Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of 105 Bowdoin Street in Dorchester.  As a result, the officers were able to recover a loaded .32 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver and four bags of crack cocaine while placing Stephen Hester, 28, of Dorchester in custody without incident.  The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs.