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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Davenport Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearms Offense

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- On February 13, 2018, Devon Durran Davis, age 25, of Davenport was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 46 months in prison following his guilty plea to felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Davis was ordered to serve three years of supervised release to follow his prison term and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. The firearm was forfeited.

On February 1, 2017, Davenport Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in which Davis was a passenger. A loaded 9mm handgun and marijuana were located in the car and attributed to Davis. At the time of the traffic stop, Davis was on state probation after receiving a deferred judgment for unlawful possession with the intent to deliver heroin.

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

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Contact: 
Rachel J. Scherle 515-473-9300 Rachel.Scherle@usdoj.gov
Updated February 14, 2018