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Waterloo traffic stop uncovers stolen guns

Brittany Corcoran Brittany Corcoran
Shawn Franzen Shawn Franzen
Kristen Johnston Kristen Johnston
Matthew Leedom Matthew Leedom

Four Waterloo residents are charged with second degree burglary after a traffic stop uncovered stolen guns.

Officers with the Tri-County Drug Task Force say they stopped a vehicle in Waterloo on Thursday while working an investigation.  During the stop, they say they found guns that were stolen from a home in the Dewar area.

Officers say that during the investigation, the home was broken into just after Midnight and guns and other property was stolen.  The homeowner had no idea the home was burglarized.

Kristen Johnston, 23, Matthew Leedom, 19, Shawn Franzen, 21 and Brittany Corcoran, 21, all of 810 Riehl Street in Waterloo, were arrested.  They are all charged with second degree burglary. 

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has been called in to investigate.

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