Norfolk Man Sentenced for Running Cocaine Operation from His Residence
NORFOLK, Va., - Johnny Moran Boone, III, 28, of Norfolk, Va., was sentenced today in Norfolk federal court to 22 ½ years in prison for running a cocaine operation from his residence in Norfolk, Virginia. Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, made the announcement after Boone was sentenced by Senior United States District Court Judge Robert G. Doumar.
According to court records, at the time of his arrest Boone was delivering cocaine in Norfolk. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Norfolk Police Department discovered over 1.5 kilograms of cocaine and cocaine base in Boone’s possession, in his vehicle, and at his drug-involved Norfolk residence. Because of Boone’s past criminal record, he was a career offender under the advisory federal sentencing guidelines.
This case was investigated jointly by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Norfolk Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Kevin Comstock prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.
A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/vae. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov or on http://pacer.uspci.uscourts.gov.