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Convicted rapist charged as gun-packing Mass and Cass crack dealer

Boston Police report officers monitoring the intersection of Mass and Cass spotted a guy, Joel Teixeira-Fermino, 39, of Dorchester, who seemed to be doing a series of drug sales around 2 p.m. on Friday.

After further investigation, officers approached Teixeira-Fermino and observed a plastic bag of a white rock-like substance protruding from his sweatshirt pocket. As officers were attempting to arrest Teixeira-Fermino, they recovered a loaded firearm from his right side.

The firearm was determined to be a 9mm Diamondback DB9 Generation 4, loaded with one round in the chamber and five rounds in the magazine. Officers also recovered 37 grams of crack cocaine and $277.00 in US Currency.

He was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded gun in public, trafficking of 36 to 99 grams of Class B drugs, distribution of Class A drugs and possession of a firearm while committing a felony, police say.

Teixeira-Fermino was convicted of rape in 2004 and again in 2005, according to the Massachusetts Sexual Offenders Registry Board.

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They are arresting people for open drug dealing on Mass and Cass? What will become of this city?

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