Boston Police report arresting men from Dedham and Mattapan on gun charges at Geneva Avenue and Bowdoin Street in Dorchester after gang-unit officers spotted one of them tossing something out of their car and then noticed the car seemed to have excessively tinted windows.
Police say the officers were on patrol around 3:25 p.m. yesterday when "their attention was drawn to a vehicle due to a passenger throwing an unknown item out of the window:"
The officers conducted a traffic stop for the violations and upon requesting the drivers registration, he became evasive and refused to comply with the officers request. The officers issued an exit order to the occupants of the vehicle due to their non-compliance and recovered a black semi-automatic firearm from the glove box during a frisk of the vehicle. The firearm was later determined to be a Citadel .45 caliber handgun with an obliterated serial number, loaded with 7 live rounds of ammunition.
Jahmone Hector-Smith, 22, of Dedham and Shukor Grady, 18, of Mattapan, were charged with illegal possession of a firearm, illegal possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, police say.