Gang Unit Busts Drug Dealer in Dorchester

At approximately 01:39 hours early Thursday morning, Boston Police Officers and Detectives from the Youth Violence Strike Force, also referred to as the Gang Unit, conducted a traffic stop in the area of 8 Bailey Street in Dorchester as part of an ongoing investigation.

Once units had the vehicle stopped, the driver was placed into custody and a large amount of narcotics was seized. The suspect who was identified by Boston Police as Damon Pope, 26 years old of Dorchester was charged with trafficking cocaine. At this time no further information available.