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Man faces weapons charge

BY DI STAFF | APRIL 25, 2011 7:20 AM

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Coralville police arrested a man after he allegedly pointed a gun at another person.

Carl J. Scott, 26, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, was charged April 23 with carrying weapons.

According to a police report, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Fifth Street and 10th Avenue in Coralville after receiving reports a man had pointed a gun at a passerby.

The report said Scott matched the description, and officers allegedly found him carrying a handgun and magazines.

Officers said Scott was intoxicated when found, and he submitted a preliminary breath test of .207.

Carrying weapons is an aggressive misdemeanor, punishable by up to two years in prison and a maximum fine of $6,250.

— by Hayley Bruce


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