Morgantown man sentenced for firearm violation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – U.S. Attorney Bill Powell says Derrick Morris, 32, of Morgantown, has been sentenced for a guilty plea to one count of using a firearm during and in relation to a drug offense.

Morris will serve 5 years in federal prison for possession a 45 caliber pistol as a convicted felon during a drug crime.

The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crime Task Force assisted.