News Release
Date: June 07, 2012
Contact: Mia Ro, PIO
Number: 954-660-4602

Tampa Man Convicted Of Trafficking Crack Cocaine

June 7 – (Tampa, FL) Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration, Miami Field Division, and Robert E. O'Neill, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, announced that a federal jury found Demetrius Gregory Floyd, 33 of Tampa, guilty of possession of 28 grams or more of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute. Floyd, who was indicted on February 16, 2012, faces a minimum of 10 years, up to a maximum of life in federal prison.

According to testimony presented at trial, on October 10, 2010, Demetrius Gregory Floyd was found in the bedroom of a residence during the execution of a court authorized search warrant. During the course of the search, agents located more than 300 grams of crack cocaine in the bedroom. In addition, they also located sandwich bags, a digital scale, and razor blade. Through testimony given at trial, jurors learned that those items are often used in the drug trafficking business to package and distribute narcotics. Floyd’s DNA was also discovered on packaging that contained 33 grams of crack cocaine.

This case was investigated by the DEA Tampa District Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Tampa Police Department.