Gang Unit Arrests South Boston Man on Firearm and Drug Trafficking Charges

At about 9:00 PM, Wednesday, August 24, 2022, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force, along with the Massachusetts State Police, made an on-site firearm arrest of Shalik Jordan, 30, of South Boston.

While on patrol in the area of 229 E 8th Street in South Boston, officers observed a motor vehicle with excessively dark tinted windows and no front license plate. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the vehicle accelerated in speed.

Officers located the motor vehicle stopped further ahead on E 8th Street where they observed Jordan quickly walk away from the scene. After further investigation, officers recovered a loaded firearm, a small plastic bag of Fentanyl and Cocaine. The firearm was determined to be a 9mm with one round in the chamber and fourteen rounds in the magazine.

Shalik Jordan was placed under arrest and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm (4th Offense), Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Carrying a Loaded Firearm, Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device and Trafficking; Class A, Drugs (14- 27 grams). Shalik Jordan is expected to be arraigned in South Boston District Court.