- Associated Press - Monday, December 12, 2016

TAMA, Iowa (AP) - A former eastern Iowa police chief faces federal charges for allegedly stealing and selling guns from his department.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (https://bit.ly/2hgrLVb ) that Jeffrey Filloon is also accused of pocketing money from the sale of unclaimed vehicles the police department had impounded.

A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Filloon with two counts each of making false statements and selling a stolen firearm. The charge was unsealed Monday as Filloon was scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids.

Authorities say Filloon took at least three firearms and four vehicles between August 2013 and March 2015. Authorities say he sold the guns to a pawn shop and the vehicles at a salvage yard.

A listed phone number for Filloon was disconnected.

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Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, https://www.wcfcourier.com

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