Another Illegal Firearm Off the Streets After Traffic Stop in J.P.

At about 10:57 PM on Saturday May 8th, 2021, officers assigned to District E-13 (Jamaica Plain) arrested Michael Van-Rader, 21, of Boston, on firearm related charges following a traffic stop in the area of 117 Lamartine Street in Jamaica Plain.

The officers had stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic infraction when they recovered a loaded .40 caliber Sig Sauer handgun in the area where the suspect had been seated as a passenger.

The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.