Keeping Boston Safe: Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Recovery of Firearm, Drugs and Cash in Dorchester


KEEPING BOSTON SAFE: At about 5:01 PM on Saturday, January 5, 2019, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force executed a search warrant in the area of Humphreys Street in Dorchester. Officers recovered the following items:   

  • Makarov 9mm firearm

  • Numerous bags of marijuana

  • Ammunition

  • An undisclosed amount of US currency

  • Drug paraphernalia 

Officers arrested Jemeille Tresvant, 25-years-old and Dwayne Gaines, 23-years-old, both of Dorchester. Tresvant is charged with Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class D Drugs Subsequent Offense, and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. Gaines is charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Receiving Stolen Property. Both are expected to be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.