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

Friday, February 20, 2015

Davenport Man Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison for Firearm Offense

DAVENPORT, IA – On February 20, 2015, David Terell Parrow, age 39, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Judge Stephanie M. Rose to 72 months in prison for felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Parrow was also ordered to serve two years of supervised release following the imprisonment and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

On July 5, 2014, police responded to a residence in Davenport, Iowa, reference a report of a disturbance and a suspect with a handgun. Upon arriving, officers proceeded to a backyard in that area and located Parrow. Officers approached Parrow and ordered him to the ground. As Parrow was being escorted to the ground, he pulled out a green and black 9mm handgun from his waistband and threw it in front of himself. This firearm was loaded with 5 rounds plus 1 round in the chamber. Police located 3.83 grams of crack cocaine concealed in Parrow’s sock. Prior to July 5, 2014, Parrow had been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year.

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

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Updated April 13, 2015