Suspect in Custody After BPD Officers Recover Loaded Firearm During Traffic Stop in Dorchester


ONE LESS GUN: At about 1:11 AM, on Monday, June 17, 2019, officers assigned to District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Jaquoiri Washington, 19, of Dorchester on firearm-related charges during a traffic stop in the area of 30 Gayland Street in Dorchester. The officers had stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic infraction when they recovered a loaded .380 Cobra Enterprises handgun in the area where the suspect had been seated as a passenger inside the vehicle. The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.