Man arrested after threatening bar staff in Iowa City with loaded gun

cigaretteman

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A man was arrested in downtown Iowa City last weekend after police say he threatened the staff at Elray’s Live & Dive with a stolen gun.


Alex Bwayonga, 18, is facing felony charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, trafficking a stolen weapon used in a crime, and control of a firearm by a felon.


Bwayonga, of Rock Island, Ill., is also facing aggravated misdemeanor charges of using a dangerous weapon and assault while displaying a dangerous weapon.


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Iowa City police were called to Elray’s, 211 Iowa Ave., just after midnight Sunday.


After getting kicked out of the bar, Bwayonga allegedly verbally threatened staff, pulled out a loaded gun and pointed it at bar staff, according to criminal complaints. A University of Iowa Hawk Alert that was sent to students reported that Bwayonga was wearing all black and a ski mask.


No shots were fired, according to the alert.


Bwayonga fled, but was located by officers. He denied being involved and carrying a gun, but officers allegedly found the gun in his waistband during a pat-down, police said in the complaint.


Bwayonga fought officers when they attempted to arrest him and “feigned a medical condition,” according to the complaint. Bwayonga refused to identify himself.


He received care at the scene and was evaluated at a hospital before his arrest, according to police.


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The gun was stolen out of Linn County, the complaint said.


Iowa City police could not provide additional information about the stolen gun — including where it was stolen from, how Bwayonga got the gun and when it was reported stolen — because it is part of the ongoing investigation or related to another agency.


Bwayonga had his initial appearance Monday.


He is being held in the Johnson County Jail on a $14,000 cash or surety bond. The alleged victim has filed a temporary no-contact order against Bwayonga.

 

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Wait, I thought cops shot all black men with guns?
And somewhere Ben Crump and Al Sharpton are sobbing.

Other than that, just another oppressed Democrat needing some bread. (AOC is sending a team of investigators to confirm that Elray's Live & Dive does indeed serve bread).

But a great day for the few Iowa Libbies, you can make a day trip out of it to see Kamala post bail and Maxine Waters stand on a tree stump with a bullhorn. This is the Liberals version of America. Ain't it great? LOL!
 

Pinehawk

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And somewhere Ben Crump and Al Sharpton are sobbing.

Other than that, just another oppressed Democrat needing some bread. (AOC is sending a team of investigators to confirm that Elray's Live & Dive does indeed serve bread).

But a great day for the few Iowa Libbies, you can make a day trip out of it to see Kamala post bail and Maxine Waters stand on a tree stump with a bullhorn. This is the Liberals version of America. Ain't it great? LOL!

Do you post like this when a right wing redneck shoots up a church? Or, a school? Or, a Walmart?
 

Hawki97

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And somewhere Ben Crump and Al Sharpton are sobbing.

Other than that, just another oppressed Democrat needing some bread. (AOC is sending a team of investigators to confirm that Elray's Live & Dive does indeed serve bread).

But a great day for the few Iowa Libbies, you can make a day trip out of it to see Kamala post bail and Maxine Waters stand on a tree stump with a bullhorn. This is the Liberals version of America. Ain't it great? LOL!
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pjhawk

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And somewhere Ben Crump and Al Sharpton are sobbing.

Other than that, just another oppressed Democrat needing some bread. (AOC is sending a team of investigators to confirm that Elray's Live & Dive does indeed serve bread).

But a great day for the few Iowa Libbies, you can make a day trip out of it to see Kamala post bail and Maxine Waters stand on a tree stump with a bullhorn. This is the Liberals version of America. Ain't it great? LOL!
What the hell does this have to do with Democrats or "Libbies"? And did you even read the story? I didn't see any mention of the guy trying to rob the place or anything, just that he got kicked out.
 
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Joes Place

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Seems like they are violating this black man's First AND Second Amendment rights........Amirite here?

Where in the Constitution does it say you cannot "threaten someone with a gun"? 👀
 
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GOHOX69

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He brings shame to the Bwayonga name.
You need to warn idiots like me before posting such hilarity. Now my desktop is covered with coffee all over that I spat up like a 3 year old. You win the internet today!
 
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