YVSF Arrest Man in Dorchester on Firearms Charges

About 6:18 PM on Friday, January 28, 2022, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force, along with Massachusetts State Police, made a firearm related arrest in the area of 8 Barry Park in Dorchester.

While conducting an investigation, officers arrested Fred Dixon, 33, of Boston.

As officers approached Dixon, he immediately grabbed his waistband, turned around and fled on foot in the opposite direction. Officers apprehended Dixon in the area of Barry Park where he was hiding behind a garage. Officers recovered a loaded Titan .25 caliber firearm with seven rounds of ammunition in the magazine.

Fred Dixon was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm without a License, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Firearm on a Public Way and Trespassing. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.