Trial set for Mason City man in drug/gun case

Law enforcement says he was caught with 30 grams of meth.

Posted: Oct. 20, 2018 11:10 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A man is pleading not guilty after law enforcement says he was caught with drugs and a gun.

Frank Salvador Alvarado, 46 of Mason City, is charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, possession of a firearm as a felon, and failure to use a drug tax stamp. He was arrested September 24 after a search of a home in the 1300 block of North Jersey Avenue.

Authorities say Alvarado was found with 30 grams of meth and a loaded handgun.

His trial is scheduled to start on December 4.

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