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Former Moline Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Firearm Charge

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

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Marshall Eugene Popp, age 31, formerly of Moline, was sentenced on February 28, 2022, to 36 months in prison for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Following his imprisonment, Popp was ordered to serve three years of supervised release. Popp was also assessed a $100 Special Assessment fee payable to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

According to court documents, the investigation on Popp began when the Davenport Police Department received information that resulted in a search warrant being obtained for Popp’s Davenport residence. Officers located a loaded .22 caliber pistol during the search incident to arrest, which Popp subsequently admitted he knowingly and intentionally possessed. At the time Popp possessed the firearm, he was aware he had been convicted of a prior felony offense. On November 1, 2021, the defendant pleaded guilty to the charge.

United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal of the Southern District of Iowa made the announcement. The Davenport Police Department investigated and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated March 2, 2022

Firearms Offenses