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Davenport Man Sentenced On Felon In Possession Of Firearm And Drug Trafficking Charges

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

DAVENPORT, IA – On June 20, 2014, Thuan Van Nguyen, age 28, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Jarvey to 34 months’ imprisonment for Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Nguyen was also ordered to serve two years supervised release following the imprisonment, forfeit $2,010 in cash and the firearm he possessed, and pay $200 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

On April 12, 2013, Davenport police searched Nguyen’s vehicle and residence pursuant to search warrants. In the vehicle, police located approximately 2 pounds of marijuana. In Nguyen’s residence, police located a rifle under Nguyen’s bed, packaging materials consistent with marijuana distribution, and $950 in currency. Police also seized $1,060 in currency on Nguyen’s person. Prior to April 12, 2013, Nguyen had been convicted of two felony crimes.

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

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Updated March 12, 2015