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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Delaware man admits to drug charge

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Durrion Joshua Morrison, of Wilmington, Delaware, has admitted to a cocaine charge, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced.

Johnson, also known as “Nephew,” age 32, “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.

Johnson faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert W. Trumble presided.

Drug Trafficking
Updated August 10, 2021