Columbus Man Sentenced On Federal Gun, Drug Crimes


UPDATED: Friday August 2, 2013 5:01 PM

A Columbus man was convicted on federal gun and drug charges.

The U.S. Attorney said that Jack A. Morris, 37, faces a minimum 30 year sentence.

Investigators said that Morris supplied street distributors with marijuana, cocaine and oxycodone was well as firearms and body armor.

The jury convicted Morris of one count of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone, two gun counts, and nine counts of illegally trafficking marijuana and oxycodone.

Several others pleaded guilty to charges related to Morris' crimes. Jeremy Baker, 25, of Blacklick, and Judy Kindle, 45, of Columbus pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and possession with the intent to distribute oxycodone. Christopher Wilcox, 30, of Reynoldsburg pleaded guilty to supplying firearms.

A judge will schedule Morris' sentencing date.

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