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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 13, 2016

Rocky Mount Man Sentenced To 240 Months For Firearm And Drug Charges

RALEIGH – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina announced that in federal court, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced DARION DEVON JOHNSON, 35, to 240 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

DARION DEVON JOHNSON was named in a seven count Indictment filed on May 20, 2015 charging him with various firearm and drug offenses. On October 29, 2015, JOHNSON pled guilty to Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Distribution of a quantity of Cocaine Base (Crack). 

According to the investigation, On April 11, 2013, JOHNSON made a sale of a .22 caliber rifle and a quantity of cocaine base which was captured on audio and video surveillance.     Investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant United States Attorney Carrie Randa represented the government.

Updated May 13, 2016