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.