Call to Aid a Constable with an Eviction Leads On-Site Firearm Arrest of Wanted Career Criminal

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At about 1:48 PM on Monday, April 25th, 2022, Officers assigned to District A7 (East Boston) made an onsite firearm arrest in the area of 15 Monsignor Albert A. Jacobbe Road in East Boston of Deandre Dew-Hollins, 19, of Dorchester.

Officers assigned to District A7 responded to the above address to assist building management and a City of Boston Constable with securing an apartment following an eviction. Officers were advised that the apartment was secured with a fraudulent check. As Officers approached the apartment, a male, later identified as Dew-Hollins, exited the apartment that was supposed to be vacant.

Upon seeing Officers, Dew-Hollins reached for his waistband, became wide-eyed, went back into the apartment, and locked the door. Dew -Hollins then attempted to exit the apartment through an alternate exit, was stopped, and upon conducting a pat frisk of his person, Officers recovered a loaded firearm. Dew- Hollins was placed into custody without further incident.

The firearm was determined to be a Glock 48 with obliterated serial numbers loaded with eight (8) rounds of 9mm ammunition in the magazine and one (1) round in the chamber.

Dew Hollins was found to have multiple outstanding warrants from Quincy and Dorchester District Courts which included multiple other firearm related charges.

Dew Hollins is to be charged with Possession of a Firearm with a Defaced Serial Number, Unlawful possession of a firearm, Unlawful possession of Ammunition, and four (4) counts of Forgery by Check. Deandre Dew-Hollins is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.