Several illegal firearms, magazines, and ammunition recovered after search in Waterloo

Police report the arrest of a Waterloo man following an investigation into illegal firearms.

Abraham ‘Anthony’ Shammah, 52, of Waterloo was found in possession of multiple handguns at his residence. A search warrant was requested- and upon execution- multiple firearms, magazines, and ammunition were recovered.




Shammah was taken into custody and charged with criminal possession of a weapon as a felony. He was arraigned and will answer the charges at a later date.

The Waterloo Police Department says they were assisted by New Tazewell, Tennessee Police Department and the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division.

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