Officers Recovered firearm and drugs in Dorchester

At about 5:30 pm on Tuesday September 12, 2023 members of the District C-6 (South Boston) Drug Control Unit arrested Carlique Vaughn President, 36, of Dorchester on firearm and drug related charges.

Officers were conducting a drug investigation in the area of the South Bay Mall when they observed the suspect conduct a drug transaction with another individual. The officers stopped the suspect in the area of Columbia Rd and Bird St, at which point during the frisk of the suspect and his vehicle, officers recovered a silver semi automatic pistol. The firearm was determined to be a Taurus 9mm with 15 rounds of live ammo in the magazine, the officers also recovered several narcotic pills believed to be ecstasy & marijuana.

President was placed under arrest and charged with: Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device, Possession with Intent to Distribute Class B/Class D, Firearm while in commision of a felony, & receiving stolen property. He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.