At about 1:57 PM on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, Detectives Assigned to District B2 placed Jeffrey Jean-Jacques, 42, of Dorchester, under arrest for firearm-related offenses following a traffic stop at the intersection of Wales Street and Nightingale Street.
As part of an ongoing shots-fired incident, Detectives assigned to District B2 determined that a possible suspect was operating a vehicle in connection to the shots fired incident. Officers were able to locate the vehicle near Blue Hill Avenue and Abbott Street.
After conducting surveillance of the vehicle, Detectives observed the vehicle drive from the area, knew the vehicle’s registration status was revoked, and conducted a traffic stop.
Due to the nature of the investigation, Detectives requested additional units to the scene. Upon approaching the vehicle, Detectives observed the operator, Jean-Jacques, who matched the description of the male provided during the shots fired investigation. Detectives removed Jacques from the vehicle, and a pat-frisk of his person revealed a loaded firearm. Jean-Jacques was placed into custody without incident. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed additional ammunition and a magazine.
The firearm was determined to be a 9mm Taurus GS2) containing a magazine loaded with seven (7) rounds. Also located in the vehicle was a loaded 7 round magazine and twenty-five (25) loose rounds.
Jeffrey Jean-Jacques is to be charged with operating a Motor Vehicle with Revoked Insurance, operating a motor vehicle with Revoked Registration, Operating a motor vehicle with Revoked License, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and Unlawful Possession of Ammunition.
Jeffrey Jean-Jacques is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court.