Another Gun Off The Streets as YVSF Continues with Record Numbers

At about 7:12 PM on Monday August 16, 2021, members of the BPD Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Leaskel Cameron, 32, of Mattapan on firearm related charges following a traffic stop in the area of 56 Edson Street in Dorchester. The officers had stopped a motor vehicle for an equipment violation when they recovered a loaded 9mm handgun from inside the vehicle. The suspect, who was the lone occupant at the time of the stop, was then placed in custody on scene without incident. The suspect will appear in Dorchester District Court on charges of Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.