On January 10, 2021, Johansel Moronta pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to possessing and obtaining contraband while in prison and for violating the terms of a supervised release for assault. On approximately October 30, 2018, Moronta, while an inmate at Fort Dix Federal Prison, helped coordinate a small drone delivering a package—containing tobacco, cell phone chargers, and USB charging cables—to an inmate housing unit at the prison.