On 1/6/23 at approximately 4:43 AM, Detectives with the Violent Crime Apprehension Team (VCAT) with the assistance from Waterloo Police Department’s Tactical Unit, Safe Street Task Force, Tri-County Drug Task Force, Waterloo Patrol and Detective Division executed search warrants at two addresses in Waterloo.
The first search at 2769 Logan Avenue, Detectives arrested 20-year-old Christopher Lake of Waterloo, in connection to a shooting that occurred on June 28, 2022. That shooting resulted in damage to a home in the 500 block of Kern Street. Lake was charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm.
The second address at 724 Vinton Avenue, resulted in the seizure of two firearms and a distribution amount of marijuana. One firearm was reported stolen out of Cedar Falls and the other was an AR-15 style rifle. Detectives have charged 18- year-old Quatez Hill-Watson of Waterloo with Theft 4th and Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana.
** A Criminal Charge/Warrant is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty**
Capt. Jason Feaker