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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Davenport Woman Sentenced to Prison for Firearm Offense

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On May 8, 2018, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Breanna Nicole Thompson, age 23, of Davenport, to 37 months in prison for a felon in possession of a firearm charge, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Thompson was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following her prison term and to pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. Thompson agreed to forfeit the firearm.

On September 25, 2017, Thompson was in a vehicle with five other individuals in the 700 block of West 63rd in Davenport when she shot multiple rounds from a .380 caliber firearm toward an apartment. Shortly after, Thompson fired additional shots in the area of 6300 block of Appomattox Road. Following the shots fired, police began to pursue the vehicle. As Thompson and the others fled from police, Thompson fired multiple rounds from the sunroof. As officers stopped the vehicle several of the occupants ran, including Thompson. A Ruger LCP .380 caliber semi-automatic firearm was located in the car.

This matter was investigated by the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Davenport Police Department. This 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 May 9, 2018