At about 9:30 PM on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, officers assigned to District C-11 (Dorchester), while on patrol in the area of Gallivan Boulevard and Adams Street, observed a motor vehicle to be illegally parked causing traffic in front of East Boston Savings Bank (489 Gallivan Boulevard).
Officers were flagged down by a citizen who stated the driver of the motor vehicle appeared to be asleep with a gun on his lap.
Officers activated their lights and sirens, exited their cruiser and when they approached the vehicle, they observed the driver, later identified as, Khari Wilcox, 24, of Brockton, to be asleep. Officers observed the firearm on Wilcox’s lap and as they attempted to awake him, he became non-compliant. After a brief struggle he was safely placed under arrest.
During the search, officers recovered from Wilcox, a plastic bag of crack-cocaine, one bag of white Xanax pills, one bag of unknown pills and $2718.00 in US Currency. The firearm was determined to be a Beretta PX4 Storm with one round in the chamber and thirteen rounds in the magazine.
Khari Wilcox was placed under arrest and charged with; Unlawful Possession of Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Class B, Drugs, Possession of Class E, Drugs and Resisting Arrest. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.