On February 23rd, 2015 at 2258hrs, the Waterloo Police Department responded to 518 Rhey Street on a report of shooting that just occurred and the suspects had fled the area. At the residence it was found that the victim, Demarcus Green (age 25), had a bullet wound to his right shoulder from a 22 caliber handgun. Green was transported to Allen Hospital by Waterloo Fire Rescue for treatment.
On March 2nd, 2015 at 0036hrs, a traffic stop was made at the intersection of W. 2nd and Western Street by Waterloo Police Officers. During the traffic stop a 22 caliber handgun was located inside the car. The vehicle was occupied by Chorion D. Smith (age 18) and Trevell D. Bruce (age 22).
As a result of the traffic stop and the follow up investigation both were identified as suspects in the shooting of Demarcus Green at 518 Rhey Street on February 23rd. The handgun that was recovered was the weapon used during the shooting.
The suspects were charged in Black Hawk County District Court on the charges listed below:
Trevell D. Bruce; Being a prior felon was charged with Possession of a Firearm as a Felon.
Choroin D. Smith; was charged with Carrying Weapons, Willful Injury- Causing Serious Injury and Going Armed with Intent.
Captain Dave Mohlis
On January 4th, 2015, Waterloo Fire and Waterloo Police personnel responded to a house fire at 610 W. 11th Street in Waterloo. Dale Irvin Hansen (59) of Waterloo was found at the scene with substantial burns from the fire and was transported to a local hospital. Investigators with Waterloo Fire and the Tri-County Drug Task Force were called to the scene after suspicious items were located by Waterloo Fire Personnel. After a search warrant was executed at the residence Investigators located items consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine. On February 18th, 2015 Investigators with the Tri-County Drug Task Force obtained warrants for the arrest of Dale Irvin Hansen for Arson 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Pseudoephedrine and Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine. On February 27th, 2015, Hansen was arrested at the Black Hawk County Jail on the warrants. The Investigation into this case is still on-going.
Sgt. R. Gehrke
Tri-County Drug Task Force