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Local resident was sentenced to two and half years in prison for buying and reselling guns

Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, at least seven of them were involved in criminal acts.

His name is Joshua Lee Scheper and he is charged with making false statements during firearm purchases. 

Between 2014 and 2016, he purchased 26 guns, some of which he resold to people banned from owning them.

The 40-year-old man was ordered to serve three years of supervised release after his prison term and pay $100 to the Crime Victim’s Fund.

The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated the case.

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