Keeping Boston Safe: Search Warrant Yields Recovery of Stolen Firearm and Ammunition in Dorchester


Keeping Boston Safe: At about 1:14 PM on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, detectives and officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan), assisted by the members of the SWAT Team executed a search warrant in the area of 11 Chamberlain Street in Dorchester as part of an active and ongoing investigation. As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered a black Glock semi-automatic firearm reported stolen out of North Carolina, a fully loaded high capacity extended feeding device, and multiple rounds of live ammunition.

Officers arrested Keion Rowell Jr., 19-years-old, of Dorchester. Rowell Jr. is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a High Capacity Feeding Device, and Assault by means of a Dangerous Weapon.

Further Investigation revealed the suspect to have an active warrant out of Dedham District Court for charges of Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Property Damage, Marked Lanes Violation, Speeding, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration, Failure to Stop for Police, and Uninsured Motor Vehicle.