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Iowa City Man Sentenced to Prison for Firearm Charge

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

DAVENPORT, Iowa – On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey sentenced Tremayne Lamar Clemons, age 29, of Coralville, to 30 months in prison for Unlawful Drug User in Possession of Firearms announced Acting United States Attorney Richard D. Westphal. Clemons was ordered to serve three years of supervised release to follow his prison term as well as pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

The investigation of Tremayne Lamar Clemons began on December 25, 2019, when law enforcement responded to the scene of a shooting in the 900 block of Boston Way in Coralville. The following day officers conducted a search warrant at Clemons’s residence -- a residence some people involved in the shooting the day before were seen exiting just prior to the shooting. During the search, law enforcement located three firearms, boxes of ammunition, and drug paraphernalia. Clemons admitted to possessing the firearms found. He also admitted to using controlled substances. On December 31, 2019, Clemons possessed two additional firearms at a retail store in Coralville. Clemons admitted to being an unlawful user of controlled substances at the time of his possession of the five firearms.

This matter was investigated by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Rachel J. Scherle

Updated May 6, 2021

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