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At about 2:30 PM on Monday January 31, 2022, members of the BPD Fugitive Unit arrested Rhamell Hay, 30, of Dorchester as part of an ongoing investigation in the area of Adams Street in Dorchester. This arrest came as part of a multi-jurisdictional investigation involving the BPD Human Trafficking Unit, Massachusetts State Police High Risk Victims Unit, FBI Human Trafficking Task Force, Malden Police Department and Brookline Police Department.
After the suspect was placed in custody pursuant to a straight warrant sought out of Dorchester Court, officers then executed a search warrant of the suspect’s residence leading to the recovery of a loaded .40 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun along with a large capacity feeding device for a 9mm handgun, multiple rounds of ammunition as well as unspecified quantities of Class B and D Drugs.
The suspect is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on multiple charges including Trafficking for Sexual Servitude, Deriving Support from Prostitution, Assault by Means of a Dangerous Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Trafficking Class B Drugs and Possession of Class D Drugs.