Keeping Boston Safe: Two Firearms, Ammunition, and Drugs Recovered Following Traffic Stop in Dorchester


Keeping Boston Safe: At about 12:20 AM on Thursday, April 4, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) made an onsite arrest and recovered two illegal firearms, ammunition, drugs, and cash in the area of 9 Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester. While on patrol in the area of the above location, officers observed a motor vehicle operating with excessive window tints. Officers conducted a traffic stop and while speaking with the operator, an inquiry of the operator’s license led to the discovery that it had been suspended. At this time, the operator was placed under arrest. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of the following items: Smith & Wesson Bodyguard, semi-automatic .380 caliber firearm loaded with six rounds of live ammunition, Sig Sauer P938, semi-automatic, .380 caliber firearm loaded with five rounds of live ammunition, a Glock magazine loaded with thirteen rounds of live ammunition, approximately 254 grams of cocaine, approximately 121 grams of a crack cocaine, and an undisclosed amount of US Currency. 

Kaynan Yassim, 25-years-old, of Quincy was arrested and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges including two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large CPACITY Feeding Device, Trafficking Class B Substance, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B Substance, and Operating with a Suspended License.