Suspect jailed after police find meth, marijuana, mushrooms, gun

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A 37-year-old Davenport man was behind bars Sunday after he was arrested on a warrant in connection with possession of meth and other drugs.

Gabriel Hoyt, of Davenport, faces two charges of possession with intent to deliver, two charges of having no drug-tax stamp, and parole violation, all felonies.

Shortly before 7 p.m. Sept. 6, 2020, Davenport police responded to the 400 block of East 9th Street about a disturbance and someone being held against their will.

Through a window, police saw a codefendant opening and dividing a vacuum-sealed bag of marijuana. The codefendant was taken into custody.

When a search warrant was conducted on the residence, police found:

  • Multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia
  • 3.5 grams of marijuana
  • 2.6 grams of marijuana seeds
  • THC wax containers
  • 19 Ecstasy pills
  • 1 gram of THC wax from a black box on a nightstand
  •  117.3 grams of marijuana on  a nightstand
  • 27.3 grams of marijuana on digital scale on a nightstand
  • Multiple digital scales with residue
  • A Kel-Tec 9 mm handgun with obliterated serial number
  • A drug ledger
  • $2,005 in currency
  • 142.6 grams of marijuana on top of the bed
  • 7 grams of marijuana wax in containers on the nightstand
  •  1 gram of crystal methamphetamine in a black box on a nightstand.
  • 1 gram of marijuana wax from a Cubs cooler
  • 306 grams of marijuana from a Cubs lunchbox
  • 4.2  grams of mushroom from a Cubs lunchbox
  • 79.15 grams of crystal meth from a Cubs lunchbox
  • 3.75 grams of crystal meth from a Cubs pouch in the bedroom.

Multiple latent fingerprints were lifted on multiple items seized during the search. Hoyt’s fingerprints were found on a plastic bag inside of a Cubs lunchbox, which also had numerous drugs and digital scales.

Hoyt, who was being held Sunday on a total $45,000 bond, is set to appear Feb. 19 in Scott County Court.

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