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Marion teen arrested on drug and gun charges in Waterloo

WATERLOO (KWWL) -

A Marion teen was arrested on drug and gun charges in Waterloo early Friday morning.

Waterloo officers stopped a car in the 900 block of West 3rd Street at around 5:19 a.m. for a traffic violation.

Officers say that while they were talking with the driver and passengers, they smelled marijuana.  A search of the car turned up a 9 MM handgun.

Irvin Johnson Jr., 18, of Marion, was arrested.  During the booking process, officers say they found a baggie of crack hidden in his underwear.

Johnson is charged with carrying weapons and possession of crack cocaine.

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