June 26, 2013
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Three Plead Guilty In Marijuana Distribution Conspiracy
According to court documents, the conspiracy began in 2010 when Sunyich sent marijuana grown in northern California to a person who would later become a cooperating (CW-1), in Tampa. The marijuana trafficking relationship between Sunyich and CW-1 continued into 2011 and 2012. During those years, Sunyich supplied CW-1 with quantities of marijuana ranging between thirty and ninety-nine pounds at a time, generally every 45 to 60 days.
In early 2012, Long joined the conspiracy. Long regularly collected marijuana proceeds for Sunyich and received pounds of marijuana from Sunyich for further distribution.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.