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At about, 12:35 PM, on Saturday, December 31, 2022, officers assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force, made an on-site firearm arrest of Tamari Tubbs, 25, of Dorchester. While on patrol, in the area of 66 Kingsdale Street in Dorchester, officers observed a motor vehicle with excessively dark tinted windows traveling on Erie Street towards Glenway Street. Officers initiated a traffic stop of the motor vehicle which sped up and refused to stop until it reached Standish Street.
Officers made contact with the driver, later identified as Tamari Tubbs. After further investigation, officers recovered a firearm from the vehicle. The firearm was determined to be a Smith & Wesson SD9 VE 9mm, loaded with one round in the chamber and fifteen rounds in the magazine.
Tamari Tubbs was placed under arrest and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device. He was arraigned in Dorchester District Court.
This is not Tubb’s first firearm arrest, in 2018 he was arrested in Roxbury with three other suspects on firearms charges. He was subsequently arrested on numerous charges including Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm