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Four suspects arrested during traffic stop

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 Waterloo police on Thursday night arrested an adult and three teens on drugs and weapons charges following a traffic stop.

Waterloo Police Violent Crime Apprehension Team (VCAT) conducted a traffic stop in the area of East 4th Street and Walnut Street for an equipment violation around 10 p.m. last night. During the investigation Officers detected an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle.  Officers recovered several quantities of marijuana, a digital scale and packaging material during the incident.  

One of the rear seat passengers was identified as Dennis William Washington, 24, of Waterloo.  During a search of Washington Officers located a stun gun on his person.  Officers also located a loaded .22 caliber handgun near his person, which was reported stolen earlier in the year.  

Washington was charged with two counts of carrying weapons. 

Makayla Chamberlin, 17, and Deshawn Lee Jackson, 16,  were charged with possession with intent to deliver marijuana.  Jordan Marie Reiter, 18, was charged with providing false identification and carrying weapons in addition to being served with multiple arrest warrants.  All of the suspects were booked on their charges.

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