Keeping Boston Safe: BPD Drug Unit and SWAT Team Execute Search Warrant and Arrest Suspect After Recovering Loaded Firearm and Drugs During Investigation in Dorchester

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At about 5:00 AM on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, members of the District B2 Drug Control Unit with the assistance of the BPD SWAT Team executed a search warrant as part of an investigation in the area of 183 Quincy Street in Dorchester. As a result, officers were able to safely locate and recover a loaded 9mm Taurus PT99 handgun along with twelve grams of cocaine packaged for sale. Officers then arrested the target of their investigation, a 40-year-old male from Dorchester, on scene without incident. The suspect has since been arraigned in Dorchester District Court on multiple charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Improper Storage of a Firearm, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Drugs and Armed Career Criminal Level II.