Man faces multiple charges following residence search

BY MATT STARNS | AUGUST 22, 2012 6:30 AM

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A Coralville man faces numerous charges after officers executed a search warrant on his residence Monday morning.

According to a Coralville police complaint, Rickey Meneweather Jr. was charged after officers executed the warrant at 6:18 a.m. The complaint said officers located a black Sentry safe in Meneweather’s bedroom. The safe reportedly belonged to Meneweather. According to the complaint, the safe contained a loaded Smith & Wesson .40-caliber pistol.

The complaint said Meneweather is a convicted felon and has a prior domestic-abuse conviction.
During the search, officers also allegedly located six bags of marijuana on Meneweather’s bedside stand, according to the complaint. A marijuana pipe was also reportedly found.

Meneweather was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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