One Less Gun: Suspect in Custody After Investigation Leads to the Recovery of a Loaded Firearm in Dorchester

At about 3:00 PM on Tuesday April 11, 2017, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force made an onsite firearm arrest as part of an investigation in the area of 70 Ellington Street in Dorchester.  The officers had knowledge that the target of their investigation, Dominiq Sanders, 21, of Dorchester, was in possession of a firearm.  The officers located the suspect and conducted a pat frisk which led to the recovery of a loaded .380 caliber Cobra Enterprises of Utah handgun from the waistband area of his pants.  The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm on a Public Way.