At approximately 19:45 hours, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force, or Gang Unit while patrolling the area of the Dennis Street Park conducted a routine RMV inquiry on a vehicle traveling in the area. The resulting inquiry alerted Officers that the vehicle had been reported stolen. With assistance from local units from District B-2, Officers were able to stop the vehicle in the area of 159 Morland Street in Dorchester.
Those occupants of the vehicle, a passenger and operator, were detained at the scene. The Driver, identified by Boston Police as Jaquan Sims, 32-years-old of Dorchester, was arrested on charges of Receiving a Stolen Motor Vehicle. The female passenger was released from the scene after being identified. No further information is available at this time.