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Davenport Man Sentenced on Drug and Firearm Charges and for Violating Federal Supervised Release

September 14, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA – On September 14, 2012, Sedrick McKinley Hall, age 32 of Davenport, was sentenced to 54 months imprisonment for possessing marijuana with intent to distribute, possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, and violating federal supervised release, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States District Judge John A. Jarvey also ordered that Hall serve a term of three years supervised release following imprisonment.

In 2008, Hall was prosecuted in United States District Court for possessing a firearm as a felon and sentenced to 27 months imprisonment. After his release, and while under supervision by the United States Probation Office, Hall was arrested by Davenport police and Iowa DNE agents in connection with an investigation of marijuana trafficking. After using an informant to make buys of marijuana from Hall, police executed a search warrant at his residence, finding a quantity of marijuana, a Russian-made SKS 7.62mm assault rifle along with ammunition, and a quantity of synthetic marijuana. Hall subsequently was indicted in United States District court on drug and firearms charges. He also was charged with violating the terms of his supervised release. Hall pleaded guilty to all charges.

The case was investigated by the Davenport, Iowa, Police Department, the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa

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