Officers Recover a Firearm and Drugs After Search Warrant in Dorchester

At about 3:21 PM, on Thursday, July 13, officers assigned to the Drug Control Unit of District C-11 (Dorchester) and B-2 (Roxbury) arrested Jahkari Battle, 26, of Dorchester on firearm and drug charges.

Officers were conducting an ongoing drug investigation and execution of search warrants in the area of 11 Whitby Terrace. As a result of the search warrants, officers recovered a ghost gun with eight rounds in the magazine, and a weapon mounted laser/flashlight. Officers also recovered approximately six ounces of marijuana.

Battle was placed under arrest and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession with intent to Distribute Class D, Distribution of Class D, and Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.