Suspect in Custody and Loaded Firearm Recovered After Traffic Stop in Dorchester


At about 10:50 PM on Saturday May 11, 2019, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) arrested Maxime Richardson, 35, of Dedham on firearm and motor vehicle related charges during a traffic stop in the area of 50 Rockwell Street in Dorchester. The officers were on patrol and had stopped a motor vehicle for a series of traffic infractions when they learned that the operator, later identified as Richardson, did not possess a valid driver’s license. After removing the suspect, they recovered a loaded 9mm Glock 17 inside the vehicle at which time the suspect was placed in custody without incident. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Operating a Motor Vehicle After Suspension or Revocation. Additionally, the suspect was issued motor vehicle citations for his infractions.