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Davenport Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession and Transfer of a Sawed-Off Shotgun

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

DAVENPORT, IA – On December 22, 2015, Domingo Edward Monge, 19, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by Chief United States District Court Judge John A. Jarvey to 58 months in prison for possession and transfer of a weapon made from a shotgun, announced Acting United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Monge was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his prison term and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims’ Fund.

According to Monge’s plea agreement, on or about May 31, 2014, he possessed and sold a modified Sears, Roebuck, and Co., 12 gauge JC Higgins shotgun to another individual. Monge was aware the shotgun had been modified, and the barrel of the firearm was less than 18 inches in length. He also agreed the firearm was not registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Records.

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.

Updated December 24, 2015

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