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Johnstown Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Conspiring to Distribute Cocaine

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 01, 2009
  • Western District of Pennsylvania

Acting United States Attorney Robert S. Cessar announced today, December 1, 2009, that Demont Morris, a/k/a Guy Morris, a resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 60 months’ in prison and five years’ supervised release on his conviction of violating federal narcotics laws.

United States District Court Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Morris, age 37.

According to information presented to the court by Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie L. Haines, from in or around the beginning of 2002, to on or about March 20, 2006, Morris conspired with other individuals to distribute and possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.

Mr. Cessar commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Morris.

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