Boston police: Loaded gun found under seat of motorized scooter after traffic stop

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston man is facing gun charges after officers allegedly found a loaded gun on his scooter after a traffic stop Saturday, police said.

Officers patrolling the area of Washington and Ashmont streets in Dorchester at 6:45 p.m. stopped Ryan Hinds, 22, for driving a motorized scooter without a license and for having an outstanding warrant, police said.

They allegedly found a loaded .357 Dan Wesson revolver under his scooter seat that had been previously reported stolen in Taunton.

Hinds will be arraigned Monday in Dorchester District Court on charges of carrying a loaded firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, receiving stolen property, negligent driving and driving with a suspended license.

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