One Less Gun: Officers Arrest Target of Warrant who was Found Carrying Firearm and Drugs

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At about 9:50 AM on Friday, April 13, 2018, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force executed an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Tyrell Sanders of Dorchester in the area of Vinson Street and Park Street. Officers made contact with the target and arrested him without incident. During a search of Sanders pursuant to the arrest, officers recovered a loaded silver Jennings Bryco 38 firearm and 20 individually wrapped plastic bags of an off-white, rock-like substance believed to be crack cocaine. Officers additionally charged Sanders with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs, and Possession of a Firearm while in Commission of a Felony.

This firearm recovery marks nearly 190 illegal firearms seized by Boston Police year-to-date in 2018.