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Arrests Made In Weapons Call

On April 17, 2015 officers were dispatched to the Prime Mart, located at 508 Broadway St, reference an alarm. On arrival it was found that a fight had occurred inside the business, which led an employee to activate the alarm. As the subjects involved in the fight left the business, several shots were fired in the parking lot at a vehicle.

During the course of the investigation the following subjects were arrested:

 

Cameron Winters, age 23           Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon

                                                Going Armed With Intent

                                                Carrying Weapons

Marshondus Brown, age 23         Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon

                                                Going Armed With Intent

                                                Carrying Weapons

                                                Disorderly Conduct

Kalon Bruce, age 22                   Disorderly Conduct

 

This incident remains under investigation.

At this time photos of those arrested will not be released.

Lt. Greg Fangman

4-20-15

Officers Arrest Suspect with Gun After Foot Pursuit

On April 17, 2015 at approximately 9:30pm Officers with the Waterloo Police Department's Patrol Division and Violent Crime Apprehension Team approached a group of subjects loitering in front of 520 Elm St. reference a weapons investigation.  This residence has been the subject of multiple shooting and weapons investigations.  Upon making contact, twenty-year-old William Rashad Burt ran into the residence of 520 Elm St. and slammed the door on Officers after being told to stop while twenty-one-year-old Kristopher Darquel Spates Jr. fled on foot down the street.  Officers pursued Spates and took him into custody a short time later.  Officers located a .380 Semi-auto handgun Spates had discarded while fleeing from Officers.  Spates was charged with a felony for interference with official acts involving a firearm in addition to carrying weapons.  Burt was ordered out of the residence and he was taken into custody for interference with official acts.  Forty-year-old Selina White was arrested for failure to disperse and interference with official acts and a juvenivle was taken into custody for a juvenile pick-up order during the incident.  The suspects were booked into the Black Hawk County Jail. 

 

Sgt. Matt McGeough

 

 

 

Traffic Stop leads to gun arrests

 

On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 8:41 P.M. Officers of the Waterloo Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Mitchell and Bourland Avenue.  Contact was made with the driver of the vehicle, Christine T. Williams, age 28.  Sitting in the passenger side of the vehicle was a Marcus Sykes, age 19. 

During the traffic stop a SCCY CPX-2, 9mm handgun was located in the middle console of the vehicle. Williams admitted that she had just purchased the handgun and gave it Sykes who is a convicted felon.  Sykes does have a felony adjudication for Trafficking in Stolen Weapons dated 11-27-12. 

Christine T. Williams was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (by aiding and abetting a felon), Carrying Weapons, Providing False Information, and Driving while license suspended.

Marcus Sykes was arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division
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April 20th begins National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Waterloo Police Department and Allen Child Protection Center are hosting the Cedar Valley Family Safety Expo on April 20, 2015 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex. 

We will have more than twenty agencies in the Cedar Valley there to give out information on how to keep our kids and families safe, and how we can support those in our community that have been victims of crime.  This is free to the public; with giveaways, food, and the chance to play soccer, basketball, and try out the indoor kids’ play area at the Sportsplex.

Drew and Heather Collins will be our honored guests, speaking at the kickoff in the courtyard. To help keep children safe the Waterloo Police Department will distribute Child ID kits, with photograph, to parents who attend the event.

For more details visit the Waterloo Police Department Facebook page or contact the Waterloo Police Domestic Abuse Response Team at (319)-291-4331.

Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division
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Arrest in overnight stabbing

The Waterloo Police Department responded to a report of fight on the 4th floor of 627 Sycamore Street on April 8th, 2015 at 11:50 P.M. Shortly after there was a report of a female stabbing victim, Genesis Wilder, age 22, in front of the KWWL building, 500 E. 4th Street. Wilder was transported to Allen Hospital Emergency Room with non life threatening stab wounds to her left arm and leg. She was treated and later released.

As a result of the investigation, Mekaila Shane, age 22, was arrested for Willful Injury and Going Armed with Intent.

Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division
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