At about 1:51 PM, on Monday, January 23, 2023, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan), responded to a radio call for a stolen motor vehicle in the area of 205 Stratton Street in Dorchester.
Upon officers’ arrival, the passenger exited the stolen motor vehicle and fled on foot. The suspect could be seen clutching his waist area and discarding a firearm. Officers apprehended the 12-year-old suspect and recovered the firearm, which was determined to be a 9mm, loaded with one round in the chamber and six rounds in the magazine.
He will be charged with; Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Loaded Firearm. The 16-year-old driver was arrested and charged with; Delinquent to wit; Receiving Stolen Motor Vehicle and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
Both juveniles are expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.