Drug & Firearms Violations Alleged

A drug distribution charge was served yesterday on a Waterloo man, following his arrest Wednesday evening. 27-year-old John James “JJ” Porter of 945 Relax Street, Waterloo was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and a Weapons Violation. Lt. Martin states that on August 13th John James Porter possessed marijuana with intent to distribute, and that he did knowingly and willfully possessed and displayed what appeared to be a firearm during commission of a violent crime, that being possession with intent to distribute marijuana. Cash or Surety bonds were set yesterday totaling $30,000 on the two charges. John James “JJ” Porter remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning.