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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Ohio man charged with heroin, crack cocaine, firearm charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A federal grand jury sitting in Clarksburg, West Virginia, returned an indictment today charging Johnny D. Floyd, Sr., 42, of Cincinnati, Ohio, with distributing heroin and crack cocaine and illegal possession of a firearm, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Floyd allegedly distributed heroin and crack cocaine in Marion County, West Virginia. He was also in possession of a .40 caliber handgun that he used in furtherance of his drug distribution operation.

Floyd was charged with one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base and Heroin,” one count of “Maintaining Drug Involved Premises,” and one count of “Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime.” He faces up to twenty years in prison and a fine up to $1,000,000 for possession of drugs charge; up to twenty years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000 for the maintaining a drug involved premises charge; and up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. 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 Andrew R. Cogar is handling the case on behalf of the government. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
 
An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Updated November 1, 2016