A Rifle and Drugs Recovered After a Search Warrant in Boston

At about 3:12 PM, on Wednesday, September 27, 2023, members of the Youth Violence Strike Force arrested Tavanti Dortch, 36, of Boston on firearm and drug related charges.

Officers were conducting an ongoing investigation and execution of a search warrant in the area of 65 Martha Road. As a result of the search warrant, officers recovered a Palmetto State Armory P-15 Rifle with 29 rounds in the magazine, and multiple plastic bags containing what they believed was crack cocaine, cocaine, and miscellaneous pills.

Dortch was placed under arrest and charged with: Unlawful possession of a firearm, Unlawful possession of ammunition, and Possession with intent to distribute class B. He is expected to be arraigned in Boston Municipal Court.