At about 12:44 AM on Friday, February 26, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan) while on patrol in the area of 129 Callender Street in Dorchester, observed a motor vehicle illegally parked in the middle of the street in a "No Stopping/No Parking Zone" blocking a private driveway.
Officers conducted a CJIS query of the registration and it was revealed that the vehicle did not possess a valid inspection sticker. Officers safely conducted the traffic stop and after further investigation recovered a loaded Bearman arms Model BB638 Derringer .38 Special with two rounds in the chamber. Also recovered was a digital scale, $3,681 USC, a digital scale and multiple bags of a white rock-like substance believed to be crack cocaine.
Christopher Baker, 27, of Taunton was arrested and charged with; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Possession with Intent to Distribute. Class B (Drugs). He is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.