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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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

DAVENPORT, IA – On May 23, 2016, Jonathan Earl Moore, 29, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced to 36 months imprisonment by District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose, after pleading guilty to a felon in possession of a firearm charge, announced Acting United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Moore was ordered to serve three years on supervised release and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. On July 5, 2015, Davenport Police Department officers found Moore in possession of a Talon 9mm handgun. Moore pled guilty on January 15, 2016.

This matter was investigated by the Davenport 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 as part of the Project Safe Neighborhood initiative.

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Updated May 24, 2016