Dorchester anti-crime unit arrests man with loaded gun after traffic stop

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BOSTON — Officers from the District B-3 Anti-Crime Unit arrested a South Boston man early Saturday morning after a routine traffic stop revealed he was carrying a loaded firearm.

At about 1:15 a.m., on Jan. 13, officers patrolling near Franklin Field observed a vehicle speeding and running a red light at the intersection of Blue Hill Ave and Westview St. The officers stopped the vehicle at Greenwood St and Harvard St and made contact with the passengers.

Tevin Ramsey, 28, was seated on the passenger side.

While speaking with the vehicle’s occupants, an officer noticed the handle of a firearm in Ramsey’s jacket pocket.

After ordering all passengers to exit the vehicle, officers recovered the weapon, identified as a Polymer 80 9mm pistol with six rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber.

Ramsey was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and unlawful possession of a loaded firearm.

He is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester District Court.

The other passengers were released, and the driver was cited for motor vehicle infractions.

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