MASON CITY – A Mason City man was arrested Wednesday night after being pulled over by law enforcement.
Joshua Austin Larsen, 31, was pulled over by Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Deputies on County Road B-20 for a traffic violation.
During the traffic stop, Larsen was found not to have a valid driver’s license and was arrested.
A search of Larsen and the vehicle he was driving resulted in locating suspected methamphetamine and a loaded firearm.
Larsen was transported to the Cerro Gordo County Jail and charged with the following crimes:
Possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, a class C felony; possession of a loaded firearm as a convicted felon, a class D felony; no Iowa driver’s license, a simple misdemeanor; littering, a simple misdemeanor; failure to carry proof of insurance, a simple misdemeanor; possession of drug paraphernalia, a simple misdemeanor.
Larson is now being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $50,000 bond.