Two Arrested In Waterloo Firearms, Narcotics Case

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

WATERLOO, Iowa -- A Waterloo firearms and narcotics investigation netted two arrests this weekend.

According to the Waterloo Police Department, officers with the Violent Crime Apprehension Team served a search warrant at 154 Sherman Ave. on Saturday. Officers seized a "distribution quantity" of marijuana, as well as a large amount of cash, items used in the sale and distribution of drugs, three semi-automatic handguns and an AK-47-style rifle.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested 33-year-old Travis L. Jones and 38-year-old Brian D. Myles, both of Waterloo. Jones faces charges of aiding and abetting a felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to deliver marijuana while in possession of a firearm and false statements on an annual permit to acquire a pistol. Myles faces charges of possession of a firearm as a felon, possession with intent to deliver marijuana while in possession of a firearm and drug tax stamp violation.

Both men were booked in the Black Hawk County Jail.
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