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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Atlantic, Iowa, Resident Sentenced To 46 Months For Possession Of A Stolen Firearm

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA- On November 12, 2013, Gregory Allen Jennings, a 42 year-old resident of Atlantic, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John Jarvey to 46 months in prison for possessing a stolen firearm, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Judge Jarvey also ordered Jennings to serve three years of supervised release when he completes his imprisonment.

On November 12, 2013, Jennings pled guilty to knowingly possessing a stolen firearm. The charge was the result of an investigation into firearms which were stolen from a vehicle in Atlantic, Iowa, in January of 2013. The investigation revealed that Jennings had received the firearm shortly after it was stolen, and was attempting to sell the firearm when it was located by law enforcement.

The investigation was conducted by the Atlantic, Iowa, Police Department, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the case was prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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Updated March 12, 2015