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At about 9:16 PM on, Saturday, November 12, 2022, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force, conducted a traffic stop in the area of 465 Washington Street in Dorchester that resulted in a firearm arrest of Angie Garcia, 29, of Dorchester.
While on patrol in the area, officers observed a motor vehicle with heavily tinted windows, traveling on Washington Street toward Columbia Road. Officers activated their lights and sirens to conduct the traffic stop of the motor vehicle.
The driver, later identified as Angie Garcia, immediately exited the motor vehicle and attempted to walk away. After further investigation, it was revealed that Ms. Garcia was in possession of a loaded firearm. The firearm was determined to be a 9 mm Springfield Armory Hellcat with one round in the chamber and ten rounds in the magazine.
Angie Garcia was placed under arrest and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition. She is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.