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Police seize rifle following chase in Waterloo
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Police seize rifle following chase in Waterloo


WATERLOO – Waterloo police seized a rifle and searched for a man with a handgun following a brief chase in Waterloo on Wednesday night.

Officers attempted to stop a Dodge Avenger for a traffic violation in the area of Idaho and Willow streets around 8:30 p.m., but the car took off and traveled a few blocks, running stop signs and driving through ditches before hitting a decorative wagon wheel in the yard of a home in the 2500 block of Idaho.

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Two people, one carrying a handgun, darted from the vehicle and disappeared. Police found an AR-15 style rifle in front seat of the vehicle. The weapon had been reported stolen in Humboldt, police said

The driver, 18-year-old Tajanik Imera Williams, was arrested for interference, felony eluding and possession of marijuana. She was later released from jail.

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