Davenport man sentenced to prison on firearms charge

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – A Davenport man was sentenced Tuesday to 46 months, or three years and 10 months, in prison for a felony involving a firearm, according to a news release.

Davante Shamod Howard, 24, will serve a 14-month sentence after his supervised release was revoked in a previous federal firearms case. Howard was also ordered to serve three years of supervised release.

As of September 2021, Howard had an active federal warrant for violating supervised release, according to court records. Law enforcement located Howard at the Davenport residence.

According to court records, Howard used a straw shopper to obtain an extended rifle magazine before he was arrested. During a search of the residence, officers found an extended magazine, as well as an AR-15 and a Glock handgun.

After obtaining a search warrant for Howard’s Snapchat account, officers found photos and videos of Howard with a gun, in one of which he threatened to shoot people.

Howard pleaded guilty on April 18, court records show.

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