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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Davenport Man Sentenced to Prison for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On March 21, 2018, United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Olajuwan Hakeem Culbreath, age 22, of Davenport, to 51 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Culbreath was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following his term of imprisonment, pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund, and forfeit the firearm he possessed.

On October 13, 2017, Culbreath pleaded guilty to the charge that arose from an investigation by the Davenport Police Department. On June 6, 2017, law enforcement officers made contact with Culbreath and observed a firearm sticking out of Culbreath’s pants. The weapon was a stolen, loaded Taurus 9-millimeter pistol. Culbreath has prior felony convictions and was not allowed to possess a firearm.

This matter was investigated by the Davenport Police Department and the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. 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 March 22, 2018