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Waterloo, Iowa 50703




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Man arrested on Gun charge
Thursday, 01 September 2011 07:24


On August 31, 2011, at 10:20 PM Waterloo Police stopped a black Chevrolet Blazer in the 1600 block of Bishop Avenue for speeding. When the violator stopped the vehicle, a passenger got out and tried to walk away. Officers stopped him and found a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his waistband.

Arrested was Martavis Tayshon Wise, age 20, of 420 Independence Avenue, Waterloo. He was charged with Possession of a Firearm as a Felon and Interference with Official Acts. He is currently being held in the Black Hawk County Jail.

Captain Tim Pillack
Waterloo Police Investigations

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 September 2011 08:08
A criminal charge is merely an accusation and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.