Police: Davenport man found hiding in child's playhouse with stolen gun
A Davenport man was arrested Wednesday after police say he ran from police and was found hiding in a child’s playhouse with a stolen gun.
Davenport officers responded at 11:21 a.m. to the 1300 block of Myrtle Street for a man seated in a vehicle with a gun.
The man, identified as 20-year-old Quame Surzion Bennett, ran when officers approached the vehicle, police said.
He was found hiding In a child’s playhouse with a gun that police say was stolen in a residential burglary in 2018 in Scott County.
Bennett was convicted of felony marijuana charges in 2017 and is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm or ammunition, according to police.
He was booked into the Scott County Jail Wednesday afternoon on charges of felon in possession of a firearm, trafficking in stolen weapons, and interference with official acts. The charges are all a Class D felony each punishable by up to five years in prison.
Online jail records show he also is facing charges of third-degree burglary and attempted third-degree burglary.
He is expected to appear in court via video arraignment Thursday morning.