Illinois Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine and Firearms Offenses

DAVENPORT, Iowa- On Wednesday, September 25th, 26-year-old Michael Lee Davis of New

Boston, Illinois, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and 10 years in prison for felon in possession of a firearm.

The two terms of imprisonment were ordered to run concurrently. Davis was ordered to serve five

years of supervised release following his prison term and to pay $200 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

On May 20, 2019, Davis pleaded guilty to the offenses and admitted on May 18, 2018, where he

was driving a vehicle in Burlington, and was in possession of  55.75 grams of methamphetamine, a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, drug packaging material, and a digital scale.

He further admitted at the time, he intended to distribute some or all of that methamphetamine to

other people. Additionally, he admitted he had previously been convicted of two felony offenses

in Mercer County Illinois, in 2010 and 2015.