Mason City man sentenced to federal prison for stolen guns

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWWL) – The US Department of Justice has reported that a 33-year-old man from Mason City was sentenced to federal prison for being in possession of numerous guns stolen in a burglary.

Daniel Solano (33) received the prison term after a guilty plea to one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. Solano admitted to possessing seven firearms from May 12th, 2017 to May 30th, 2017. Solano also admitted to Reckless Homicide in Cook County, IL around July 26th, 2007.

On May 12th, 2017 Solano broke into a home and stole seven guns. Solano was sentenced in Cedar Rapids today by United States District Court Judge C.J. Williams. Solano was sentenced to 120 months’ in prison. Solano will also serve a 3-year term of supervised release after his prison term with no possibility of parole (there is no parole in the federal system).

Solano is being held in the United States Marshal’s custody until he can be transported to a federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jack Lammers and investigated by Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Mason City Police Department, and the Clear Lake Police Department.

KWWL Staff

KWWL Staff

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