Cambridge man arrested for alleged handgun possession
CAMBRIDGE — A Cambridge man was arrested during a traffic stop just past midnight on Friday, April 8 in the area of Park Lane and High Street, police said.
Demetrice D. Demby, 18, of Cambridge was arrested and charged with having a handgun on his person, having a handgun in the vehicle, possession of a firearm by a minor, and participating in the straw purchase of a firearm. He is being held in the Dorchester County Detention Center on $25,000, which was lowered from an initial bond of $75,000.
According to charging documents, Demby was the front seat passenger in the vehicle, which police pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign.
Upon further investigation of the passengers, officers found a .22-caliber revolver in the right leg of Demby’s pants, which he stated he bought on the street in Cambridge for $20, according to charging documents.