Boston police arrest man on firearm, drug charges after Dorchester fight

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BOSTON — Boston police officers apprehended a man on firearm and drug charges following a fight in the Dorchester neighborhood late Friday night.

At about 11:15 p.m., on May 31, officers from District B-2 (Roxbury) arrested 42-year-old Dorchester resident William White.

The incident occurred near 469 Blue Hill Avenue, where officers responded to reports of a fight.

Upon arrival, officers overheard a bystander telling the suspect to leave the area because he was carrying a gun.

The officers quickly approached White and attempted to frisk him.

White resisted by pushing their hands away, but officers managed to subdue him and discovered a firearm in his waistband.

During the search, a plastic bag containing crack cocaine was also found on White.

The firearm was identified as a J.A.

Nine, loaded with one round in the chamber and twelve rounds in the magazine.

The drugs were approximately eight grams of crack cocaine.

White faces charges including unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, unlawful possession of a large capacity feeding device, and possession of class B drugs.

He is scheduled to be arraigned at Roxbury District Court.

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