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Mason City man arrested on weapons, drug charges after traffic stop

MASON CITY — A Mason City man has been arrested on weapons charges.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department says they made a traffic stop at the intersection of 2nd and North Adams shortly before 6:40 Friday evening with a narcotics detection dog giving a positive alert for narcotics in the vehicle, with a search turning up methamphetamine and a stolen firearm.

30-year-old Jacob Shafer was arrested and charged with possession with the intent to deliver meth, trafficking stolen weapons, failure to have a drug tax stamp and possession of drug paraphernalia. He continues to be held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $50,000 cash-only bond.

A passenger in the vehicle, 28-year-old Desarae Schwab of Mason City, was charged with possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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