Detectives Assigned to District B-3 Mattapan Recover Firearm After Executing Search Warrant


At about 8:00AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) responded to a radio call in the area of 183 Harvard Street, Dorchester for a report of a person with a gun. On arrival, officers located all parties involved still arguing at the corner of Esmond Street and Harvard Street. During the argument, victim stated the suspect, later identified as Desean Clare, 28 of Mattapan, retrieved a black firearm from his motor vehicle, threatened him, and then proceeded into his own apartment.  Officers located Desean Clare and he was positively identified, placed under arrest and charged with Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon. 

Later that evening, District B-3 Detectives executed a search warrant at Desean Clare’s apartment and recovered a medium sized sentry safe which contained a silver .25 caliber firearm with a black handle, 2 AK 47 magazines, and loose rounds of ammunition. 

Desean Clare will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.