Keeping Boston Safe: Boston and Quincy Police Officers Arrest Juvenile with Ten Outstanding Felony Warrants and Loaded Firearm, Second Male with a Firearm also Arrested during Traffic Stop

At about 5:40 PM on Monday, February 19, 2018, members of the Boston Police Youth Violence Strike Force, with the assistance of the Quincy Police Department, as part of an ongoing investigation, conducted a stop of a motor vehicle occupied by four individuals known to police in the area of Hancock Street and Newport Avenue in Quincy. Officers were aware that one of the vehicle’s passengers, a 17-year-old juvenile from Dorchester, had several outstanding felony warrants for his arrest.

Upon stopping the vehicle, officers ordered the juvenile out of the car by virtue of the outstanding warrants. A pat frisk of his person revealed a loaded black Taurus 9mm semi-automatic firearm in his waistband. Officers removed the operator and additional two passengers from the vehicle and a frisk of the individuals revealed a loaded green and silver Kel-Tec 9mm semi-automatic firearm with obliterated serial numbers in the waist area of passenger 19-year-old Kyvon Ross of Dorchester. Ross was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm with Obliterated Serial Number. The 17-year-old juvenile was arrested by virtue of the ten outstanding warrants and additionally charged with Delinquent to wit; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Unlawfully Carrying a Loaded Firearm.

The operator of the vehicle, a 21-year-old male from Roxbury, and the third passenger, a 14-year-old juvenile male, were released forthwith, the latter to the custody of his mother.