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Posted on: January 15, 2024

Traffic Stops Leads to the Recovery of a Stolen Firearm and Drugs

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On January 11, 2024, at approximately 10:47am an officer with the Marshalltown Police Department made a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 1500 block of South 2nd Avenue. During the traffic stop the officer noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle led to the recovery of a stolen firearm and controlled substances.

Skyler Wright, age 18, of Marshalltown, was arrested for the below listed criminal offenses: 

  1. Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana (Class D Felony)
  2. Possession of Controlled Substance (Serious Misdemeanor)
  3. Person Ineligible to Carry Dangerous Weapons (Serious Misdemeanor)
  4. Possession of Stolen Property (Simple Misdemeanor)
  5. Careless Driving

WRIGHT, SKYLER AUSTIN

(A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.)

AUTHORITY: Lt. Sadie Weekley (sweekley@marshalltown-ia.gov or 641.754.5729)

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