Wareham Police - Suspicious Activity Leads to Firearms Arrest

Revolver found in cooler...
Michael A Carter, age 26, of East Wareham faces two firearms charges stemming from a Monday incident. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police (verbatim):

On Monday, December 23, 2019 at12:00 p.m., Wareham Police responded to an address in East Wareham for suspicious activity. It was reported that an unknown male suspect was on the back porch of a home and fled prior to arrival of police, leaving behind a cooler. Officer Steve Joy observed a loaded .32 caliber revolver in the cooler, which he immediately secured. While continuing his investigation the suspect returned to the scene, and was placed under arrest by Officer Joy.

Michael A. Carter (26), of 2 Hardy Road, East Wareham is charged with carrying a firearm without a license, and possession of ammunition without a Firearms Identification Card. Carter was held overnight pending an appearance at Wareham District Court. Further investigation into this incident is ongoing.


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