Keeping Boston Safe: Drug Unit Execute Search Warrant, Recover Firearm, Drugs and Cash While Arresting One in Dorchester

At about 12:15 PM on Wednesday December 16, 2015, officers assigned to the City Wide Drug Control Unit executed a search warrant as part of an active drug investigation in the area of 40 Oldfields Road in Dorchester.  As a result of their efforts, officers were able to locate and seize a loaded Bersa Model Thunder .380 handgun, 88 grams of cocaine and $6,788 U.S. Currency.  Officers then placed the target of the investigation, Earl Mejia, 40, 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, Trafficking Class B Drugs and Armed Career Criminal.