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
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