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Authorities arrest man in possession of 'large amount' of meth in Cerro Gordo Co.

Frank Alvarado

Mason City man was also found to be in possession of a loaded 9 mm handgun.

Posted: Sep. 25, 2018 10:30 AM
Updated: Sep. 25, 2018 11:37 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A search warrant has led to several charges after a Mason City man who was found with a “large amount” of suspected methamphetamine.
Frank Alvarado was arrested after a search warrant was executed at 1314 N. Jersey Ave. in Mason City on Monday.
Authorities said Alvarado was in possession of 30 grams of meth and was found to be in possession of a loaded 9 mm handgun. As a multiple-time felon, Alvarado is prohibited from owing firearms.
He is facing charges for controlled substance, possession of a firearm as a felon and failure to affix drug tax stamp.

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