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Trooper Nabs Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Hawarden, Iowa — An Alcester, South Dakota man is facing a felony firearms charge after being pulled over by an Iowa State Trooper late Wednesday afternoon.

According to information released by the Iowa State Patrol, 45-year old Joseph Edward Constance was arrested at the corner of 420th Street and Cherry Avenue, northeast of Hawarden around 4:40 Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers say Constance had previously been convicted of a felony crime, which prevents him from being able to legally posses a firearm. The alleged discovery of a firearm in his possession led to a charge of being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, which is a Class D Felony.

Online jail records indicate that Constance was booked into the Sioux County Jail, where he remained as of late morning Thursday.

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