At about 2:49 AM on Sunday, February 28, 2021, officers assigned to District B-3 (Mattapan), while on patrol in the area of 1480 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, conducted a motor vehicle stop resulting in an on-site firearm and drug arrest of Billy Alexander, 38, of Brockton.

Officers observed a motor vehicle travelling at an excessively high rate of speed and activated their lights and sirens to conduct a motor vehicle stop.

Officer approached the motor vehicle and spoke with the driver, Billy Alexander. Alexander began reaching toward the front passenger area where officers could see a fixed blade hunting knife on the front seat. An exit order was issued on Alexander and a pat-frisked for additional weapons on his person was conducted with negative results.

While conducting a pat-frisk of the interior of the vehicle, officers observed a fanny pack and from inside recovered a loaded Ruger LCP .380 with four rounds in the magazine, one plastic bag containing marijuana and one digital scale.

Billy Alexander was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, Possession of a Firearm with Altered Serial Numbers, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Class D, Drugs. Alexander is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.