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Davenport Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearm Charge

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

DAVENPORT, IA – A Davenport man was sentenced on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, to 84 months in prison for being a felon in possession of firearms, and 12 months for violating his term of federal supervised release.

According to court documents, law enforcement encountered Ki-Jana Kolajuan Ivey, 25, as the front seat passenger during an April 2022 traffic stop. Officers observed a pistol under the front passenger seat where Ivey was sitting. Pursuant to a search warrant of Ivey’s phone, officers found videos and photographs of Ivey in possession of other firearms in the weeks preceding the traffic stop. During an interview, Ivey admitted to possessing the firearms shown on his phone.

In 2018, also in the Southern District of Iowa, Ivey was convicted of felon in possession of a firearm. For that conviction, he was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release. At the time of the traffic stop, Ivey was serving that period of supervised release. As a result of this conviction, Ivey’s supervised released was revoked, and he was sentenced to serve a period of 12 months in prison consecutive to the 84-month sentence. Following his prison term, Ivey was ordered to serve three years of supervised release.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Bettendorf Police Department investigated the case.


MacKenzie Tubbs
Public Information Officer 

Updated March 31, 2023

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