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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 23, 2015

Davenport Man Sentenced in Federal Court for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

DAVENPORT, IA - On February 20, 2015, Terrell Devon Lillybridge, age 33, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 46 months in prison, after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Lillybridge was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following imprisonment, and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

On June 27, 2014, a Davenport, Iowa, Police Department officer attempted a traffic stop of a vehicle driven Terrell Devon Lillybridge. Prior to this date in 2007, Lillybridge had been convicted of a felony offense. Lillybridge did not stop in response to the officer’s visual indications to stop, and officers thereafter located Lillybridge a short distance away. After Lillybridge got out of the driver’s side of the vehicle, two officers approached him and observed Lillybridge drop a small baggie containing what was later determined to be marijuana. Officers placed Lillybridge into custody. During a pat down of Lillybridge, officers found in his right front pocket a loaded High Point 9mm handgun.

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Davenport, Iowa, Police Department. The case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa as part of the Project Safe Neighborhood initiative.

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