Thursday, April 19, 2012

KCK residents charged with multiple counts related to drug dealing

U.S. Department of Justice

Bryce Morlang, 32, Kansas City, Kan., and Krystle Morgan, 25, Kansas City, Kan., are charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin, one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin, one count of distributing heroin and one count of carrying a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

The crimes are alleged to have occurred Nov. 14, 2011, in Kansas City, Kan.

If convicted, they face a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a fine up to $1 million on each of the heroin counts and a penalty of not less than five years and not more than life and a fine up to $250,000 on the firearms charge.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sheri McCracken is prosecuting.