WCVB is reporting that a 13-year-old is facing charges of firearm and motor vehicle charges after being arrested by Boston Police Monday just after 11:30pm on Columbia Road in Dorchester.
According to BPD Police, the registration info. did not match the vehicle and activated emergency lights and sirens to conduct a traffic stop. The driver refused to stop and continued to drive at a slow rate of speed. Eventually, police got the vehicle to stop.
When officers removed the 13-year-old from the vehicle, they patted him down and spotted a firearm fall from his leg area to the ground. The gun was a .380 Ruger loaded with one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine.
Teen is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester Juvenile Court on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, operation of a motor vehicle without a license, attached registration plates, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, and refusal to stop for a police officer.
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