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Local resident has been sentenced in US District court to over 11 years in prison for drug and firearms charges

Davenport, IA – According to the court documents, his name is Jaterius Deshawn Davis and he is sentenced to 140 months in prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base, Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Davis punched an officer in the face after the officer attempted to arrest him. The, he ran away from officers, but was quickly apprehended.

A loaded .380 caliber Ruger handgun with a defaced serial number, 15 grams of marijuana, and a digital scale with cocaine and marijuana residue were found.

Davis admitted knowingly possessing the handguns, ammunition, and narcotics.

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