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At about 2:04 pm on Thursday April 21, 2022 Members of the Youth Violence Strike conducted a traffic stop in the area of Condor Street and East Eagle Street in East Boston and made an on-site firearm arrest of Ayoub Haddad, 21, of Everett.
Officers were on directed patrol when they observed a vehicle traveling at an excessive rate of speed in the area of Meridian Street. Officers conduced a traffic stop in the area of Condor Street and East Eagle Street. Officers made several observations that the operator, identified as Haddad, was increasingly nervous.
Officers additionally noted that Haddad referenced recent firearm violence in a nearby town unprompted. Officers removed Haddad from the vehicle and recovered a loaded firearm. Haddad was placed into custody without further incident.
The firearm was determined to be a Taurus Model G3 9mm with an obliterated serial number. The firearm had a black high capacity feeding device capable of holding fifteen (15) rounds with three (3) 9mm rounds as well as one (1) 9mm round.
Haddad is to be charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Possession of a Firearm with Defaced Serial Number, and Carrying a Loaded Firearm on a Public Way. Ayoub Haddad is expected to be arraigned in East Boston District Court.