Police Find 20 Pounds of Marijuana in Waterloo Man's Car
By Lee Hermiston, Reporter
WATERLOO, Iowa - A traffic stop led to Black Hawk County authorities seizing more than 20 pounds of marijuana Tuesday night.
According to the Waterloo Police Department, at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday, the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force and the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office K9 unit made a traffic stop on Interstate 380 near the Gilbertville exit. Police identified the driver as 37-year-old Waterloo man Tyangus A. Mitchell. A search of Mitchell's vehicle turned up 20 pounds of marijuana.
Police said Mitchell's residence, 241 Unity Square, was also the result of a search later that night. Police said they found a large quantity of Molly, the street name of MDMA, also known as ecstasy.
Mitchell was taken to the Black Hawk County Jail where he faces charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of ecstasy with intent to deliver and two counts of Iowa drug tax stamp violation.
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