Milton: Brockton Man Facing Drug, Weapons Charges Following Traffic Stop

Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Credit: Massachusetts State Police

A Brockton man is facing gun and drug charges following a traffic stop in Milton. Massachusetts State Police say that at approximately 4:45 p.m. Wednesday a gray Nissan Maxima was stopped for speeding on Blue Hills Parkway. During the stop the trooper noticed the driver making what he observed to be suspicious movements. It was then discovered that the driver, 21-year-old Trevone Vassell, had a suspended driver’s license and he was placed under arrest. State Police undertook an inventory of the vehicle where they say a trooper uncovered a loaded, black, 9mm Hi-Point firearm, approx. 135 grams of a substance believed to be marijuana, a black digital scale, and $2,182. Vassell is facing several motor vehicle violations in addition to charges of Illegal Possession of a Firearm; Possession of Ammunition without FID Card; Possession of a Large Capacity Weapon; Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended License; and Possession of a Class D Drug with Intent to Distribute.

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.