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Burlington Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearm Offense

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

DAVENPORT, Iowa - United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum announced on September 25, 2019, Tyreon Leseanjea Woodard, age 22, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Woodard was sentenced to a prison term of 70 months to be followed by a term of supervised release of three years. Woodard was ordered to pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

Woodard pleaded guilty to the offense on May 15, 2019, and admitted on September 13, 2018, he possessed a loaded, semi-automatic Smith and Wesson nine-millimeter pistol, a loaded semi-automatic Zastava rifle, and a loaded semi-automatic rifle. Woodard had previously been convicted of a felony and was not allowed to possess firearms.

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

This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and make our neighborhoods safer for everyone.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated September 27, 2019

Firearms Offenses
Project Safe Neighborhoods