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Young Men From Sioux Center, Rock Rapids Charged With Trafficking Stolen Firearms

gun lineup shotgun Sioux Center, Iowa — Two young men from northwest Iowa have been charged with firearms trafficking.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that they arrested 18-year-old Skyler Gonnerman of Sioux Center on Tuesday (5/14) on a charge of trafficking stolen firearms.

Twenty-year-old Dakota Acevedo of Rock Rapids was also formally charged with trafficking stolen firearms; but he is currently an inmate of another jail on unrelated charges. Once those charges are completed, the Sheriff’s Office says Acevedo will be transported to the Sioux County Jail.

Trafficking stolen firearms is a Class D Felony.

The charges stem from an investigation following a report of stolen guns being sold in January of 2013.

The Sioux Center Police Department assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office with Gonnerman’s arrest; and the Sheldon Police Department assisted the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

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