Kenai Man Sentenced In Federal Court For Multiple Counts Of Trafficking Methamphetamine

first_imgMorrison admitted he kept it to protect the methamphetamine, according to a statement. Morrison is also charged in state court with causing the death of a Soldotna man in December 2015 by unlawfully giving him methadone. In a release, Judge Burgess commented that Morrison committed a “very serious offense” and was a former drug dealer who “got back into it with a bang.” The court stated that they found that Morrison was “an absolute danger” to the community and that protecting the public was the most important sentencing factor. Morrison was said to be operating out of his garage in Kenai, where he kept a 12 gauge shotgun with its barrel sawed-off to be less than 18 inches long. Richard Paul Morrison, 37, of Kenai, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to serve 63 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release. The Kenai District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting Morrison regarding the methadone-related death. According to the plea agreement in the federal case, which was coordinated with theKenai District Attorney’s Office, Morrison will plead guilty in the state case to criminally negligent homicide and receive a sentence of four years, which will be consecutive to his sentence in the federal case.center_img According to Courtview, the case is scheduled for a change of plea hearing on Oct. 12, 2017. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享A Kenai man was sentenced, September 12, in federal court in Anchorage for trafficking methamphetamine and possession of an illegal firearm while being a felon. For the full story:last_img

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