Weapons Violation

Weapons Violation 

On Tuesday February 13, 2024, at approximately 10:01 PM, Waterloo Patrol Officers were dispatched to 3623 Ravenwood Circle on a report of some type of disorderly. Consolidated Dispatch had taken a report of a male acting erratic by banging on neighbor’s doors and carrying a firearm.

Upon arrival, officers observed a male suspect with the handgun in the hallway of the apartment complex.  Officers ordered the male to drop the gun, but he retreated into apartment #3.   The Waterloo Police Tactical Team and Negotiators were called into assist.  After several hours, the male exited the apartment and was taken into custody.  The male has been identified as 38 yrs. old Jacob Van Riper.  Van Riper has been charged with Interference with a Firearm, Public Into, Carrying Weapon while Intoxicated, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Marijuana W/Intent, Drug Tax Stamp Violation, and Ineligible Person Carrying a Firearm.  Investigation is ongoing.

Capt. Jason Feaker

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Waterloo, Iowa 50703

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