WATERLOO, Iowa --- On Wednesday at around 8 p.m., officers with the Waterloo Police Department's Violent Crimes Apprehension Team (VCAT) stopped at 1104 Williston Ave. during a weapons investigation.

While at the residence officers detected a strong odor of marijuana, and three suspects were detained. The suspects were identified as Alexander Butler, 19, Curtis McKenna, 18, and Elliott Roos, 17, all of Waterloo.

During a search of the residence, officers located two .22-caliber rifles along with other property that was later determined stolen during a car burglary in Jesup on Aug. 21.

VCAT Officers also located ammunition, marijuana, paraphernalia and other items consistent with the sale and distribution of drugs at the residence.

 Officers also determined that Butler and Roos had fired multiple rounds from the rifles in the 1000 block of Bertch Street early Wednesday. A vehicle was struck several times by the bullets during that incident.

Alexander Butler was charged with felony possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of stolen property/fourth-degree theft; carrying weapons and felony criminal mischief second degree.

Curtis McKenna was charged with possession of marijuana.

Elliott Roos was charged with possession of stolen property/fourth-degree theft, carrying weapons, felony second-degree criminal mischief  and possession of marijuana.

Butler was being held in the Black Hawk County Jail Thursday morning on $13,000 bond, McKenna was released and Roos was being held at the North Iowa Juvenile Detention Center on Dunkerton Road north of Waterloo.



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