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Waterloo teen arrested after gun found in car

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A Waterloo teen was arrested Sunday afternoon after officers say they found a gun in his car.

Members of Waterloo's Violent Crime Apprehension Team, VCAT, stopped a car Sunday afternoon at West 3rd Street and Western Avenue for a traffic violation.

During the stop, officers say they found a .22 caliber revolver in the back seat.

They arrested 17-year-old Vincent Demario Harrington. He's charged with Carrying Weapons and Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

According to Iowa Courts Online, Harrington was convicted of a controlled substance violation in February.  He received a suspended prison sentence of 10 years, a suspended fine of $1,000 and five years probation.

He was booked into the Black Hawk County Jail on $7,000.00 bond.

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