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

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Davenport Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Possessing a Firearm


DAVENPORT, IA - On December 13, 2016, Kaylo O’Neal Roelandt, age 22, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose to three years in prison for Felon in Possession of a Firearm, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel.  Roelandt was ordered to serve a three-year term of supervised release following his imprisonment.

On August 1, 2016, Roelandt pleaded guilty to the charge and admitted he had previously been convicted of a drug felony in 2012, and then possessed a firearm on December 16, 2014. 

This investigation was conducted 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.


Media Contact for this release is Rachel Scherle at 515-473-9300, or

Firearms Offenses
Updated December 14, 2016