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Date: 01-18-2020

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United States of America v. Shane Leroy Robey

Case Number: 4:19-cr-00123-RGE-HCA

Judge: Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger

Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa (Polk County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Kristin M. Herrera and Craig P. Gaumer

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Description: Des Moines, IA - The United States of America charged Shane Leroy Robey with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Shane Leroy Robey, age 24, of Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced for Felon in Possession of a Firearm. Robey was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment, the statutory maximum, to be followed by a three-year term of supervised release.

Robey pleaded guilty to the offense on September 3, 2019. At sentencing, the Court found on July 3, 2019, Des Moines Police Officers attempted to pull over Robey’s motorcycle. Robey then led officers on a high-speed chase through a residential neighborhood in Des Moines. Robey eventually crashed his motorcycle and then ran from officers. After a brief foot chase, officers apprehended Robey in the backyard of a residence. Officers found a loaded handgun with an obliterated serial number on Robey’s flight path. At the time, Robey was on parole for three separate Iowa convictions.

This case was investigated by the Des Moines Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.


UNLAWFUL TRANSPORT OF FIREARMS, ETC. 18:922(g)(1), 924(a)(2) Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Outcome: Defendant is sentenced to the custody of the BOP for a term of 120 months on count 1, to be served consecutive to the defendants undischarged terms of imprisonment in the Iowa District Court for Polk County on Docket Numbers FECR271135, FECR296133, and FECR296252. Upon release, Defendant shall serve a supervised release term of 3 years. $100 Special Assessment to the Crime Victims' Fund Assessment. Forfeiture is ordered consistent with preliminary order of forfeiture.

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