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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 3, 2015

Federal Court Sentences Davenport Man for Felon in Possession of a Firearm

DAVENPORT, IA - On April 3, 2015, Ricardo Torres, age 31, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 30 months in prison, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. Torres was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release following the imprisonment, and to pay $100 towards the Crime Victims Fund.

On March 5, 2014, after having been convicted of a felony, Torres possessed four firearms: a Jiminez Arms, J. A. NINE 9mm handgun; a HWM Windicator .38/.357 caliber revolver; a American Tactical GSG-522, .22 caliber rifle; and a Mossberg, Model 500A 12 gauge shotgun. Torres pleaded guilty on October 29, 2014, to the charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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

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Updated April 3, 2015