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Davenport Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Crack Cocaine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA- On June 22, 2012, Gabriel Isaac Shorter, age 28, from Davenport, Iowa was sentenced to 135 months’ imprisonment by United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey, having previously pleaded guilty to possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Shorter was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following imprisonment and pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

After a traffic stop on July 25, 2010, Davenport, Iowa, police seized 17 grams of crack cocaine from the possession of Shorter. An investigation of his drug activities revealed that Shorter was receiving crack for redistribution from Alim Jalloh. Shorter admitted that he was responsible for at least 280 grams of crack cocaine.

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

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