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Man caught with weed in Macy's busted for illegal gun possession: Police

A report of stolen goods revealed an illegal gun recovery.

A Dorchester man caught shoplifting at Macy's was busted for more than stolen merchandise on Sunday.

Police were called to department store on Washington Street after receiving a report of a man trespassing and shoplifting — and who happened to be packing a pistol, officials said.

Macy’s loss prevention security team had stopped the man, Dwayne Mincey, 40, and held him in their office at about 2:15 p.m. Personnel told police that they recovered a Smith & Wesson .38 Special on him along with two bags of a substance thought to be marijuana.During the booking process, police later found 16 more bags of a green leafy substance and a scale.

Mincey was charged with shoplifting, weapons possession and drug possession with intent to distribute.

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