WATERLOO – Police seized a sawed-off shotgun and a pistol after searching a hotel room and a vehicle at the Isle Casino Hotel in Waterloo shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday.
Officers arrested Adrian Alexander Zarate, 25, of 429 Western Ave., for unauthorized possession of an offensive weapon, carrying weapons, and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. His bond was set at $54,000.
Sierra Davon Patterson, 20, of Waterloo, was arrested for unauthorized possession of an offensive weapon and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. She was released from jail pending trial.
According to police, officers were called to suspicious activity at the Isle at 12:47 a.m. Thursday, and during the investigation they searched Room 808 and a Hyundai Sante Fe in the parking lot. They found a shotgun with a .410 Ithaca M66 single-shot shotgun with a barrel shorter than 18 inches and a .380-caliber Jimenez Arms pistol with a scratched-off serial number.
It wasn’t immediately clear if the weapons were found in the hotel room or the vehicle.
Marijuana and a glass pipe with meth was found in a night stand drawer, according to police.