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
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


RSS Press Release Feeds

rss boiteSubscribe To Our Press Release News Feed! Want to stay current with the Waterloo Police Department's Press Releases?

Subscribe to our RSS Feed by clicking here

Press Release Contacts

Public Information Officer
Captain Dave Mohlis
Investigations Division

Waterloo Police Department
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703