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Burlington Man Sentenced to Prison for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Iowa

DAVENPORT, IA – On August 30, 2017, Daniel James Lusk, 26, formerly of Burlington, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 60 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Lusk will serve three years of supervised release and pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victims’ Fund. 


On October 24, 2016, Lusk was arrested in Burlington in possession of two handguns. Lusk was arrested after burglarizing a private residence.


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Burlington Police Department, and Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.




Learn more about this release by calling Rachel J. Scherle at 515-473-9300, or by emailing her at



Updated August 30, 2017

Firearms Offenses