Police say man ditched 9mm when they approached him - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Police say man ditched 9mm when they approached him

Posted:

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- Iowa City Police say a man ditched a bag with a 9mm pistol in it when they approached him while responding to a noise complaint.

Marlon Antonio Alexander, 39, also known as "Mississippi", is charged with Carrying Weapons, after officers say they saw him toss a bag underneath a car.

Officers were called to 2656 Roberts Road at around 10:00 p.m. Monday after they got a complaint about a vehicle "bumpin'" music in the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they saw Alexander toss a bag under the car and start walking east away from the car.

When officers recovered the bag, they found a Hi-point 9mm pistol and a loaded magazine in it.

Alexander told officers he was trying to sell the gun for cash.

Powered by Frankly