Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Dorchester man arrested for Illegal possession of a firearm.

Lamont Seams
On May 23, 2020 at approximately 12:30AM a Transit Police officer assigned to the South District was travelling on Dorchester Avenue when his attention was drawn to Nissan Sentra being operated by Lamont Seams, 38, of Dorchester. Seams was weaving back and forth outside of the solid yellow line and proceeded through a red light at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Gallivan Boulevard nearly striking pedestrians. The officer conducted a traffic stop of Seams in the 2000 block of Dorchester Avenue. The officers detected signs of intoxication from Seams and also observed a 9mm firearm on the floorboard of the rear passenger seat. Ultimately Seams failed field sobriety tests, the fully loaded firearm was recovered and Seams was placed into custody and transported to TPD HQ for the arrest booking process. Seams will be charged with Possession of a Firearm W/out a License, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and OUI Alcohol.

media inquiries should be directed to Superintendent Richard Sullivan at rsullivan@mbta.com

 the events listed above are allegations; All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt