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Waterloo felon arrested for carrying handgun

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The Waterloo Police Department's Violent Crime Apprehension Team (VCAT) arrested a 22-year-old man Tuesday night after they found him in possession of a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun.

Capt. Tim Pillack said officers with the VCAT unit were doing a weapons investigation in the 800 block of Logan Avenue at around 7 p.m. Tuesday when they came across a group of people.

Pillack said that officer saw that one person in that group, Shevin Darnell Caston, 22, had a "large bulge" in the pocket of his shorts.

Officers said that when they searched Caston, they found a loaded, 9 mm semi-automatic handgun.

Caston was charged with possession of a firearm as a felon and carrying weapons. He was taken to the Black Hawk County Jail and held on $7,000 bond.

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