One Less Gun: Suspect Under Arrest After Loaded Firearm Recovered in Mattapan

Earlier today, at about 2:53 AM on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) made an onsite firearm arrest after responding to a call for a person with a gun in the area of 6 Deering Road in Mattapan. Officers arrived on scene and quickly located an individual matching the given description sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked motor vehicle. Officers asked the operator step out of the car at which time they performed a pat frisk and recovered a loaded .380 caliber Keltec handgun from the waistband area of his pants. The suspect, later identified as Luis Pacheco-Santiago, 21, of Dorchester, was placed in custody after a violent struggle.

The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm and Resisting Arrest.