Delaware man sentenced for drug charge

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MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Durrion Joshua Morrison, of Wilmington, Delaware, was sentenced today to time served for a cocaine charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced.

Johnson, also known as “Nephew,” age 33, pleaded guilty in August 2021 to one count of “Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute and to Distribute Cocaine Base.” Johnson admitted to distributing and possessing more than 12 grams of cocaine base, also known as “crack,” in July 2016 in Berkeley County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Omps-Botteicher prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Eastern Panhandle Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.