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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

San Carlos Man Sentenced to 37 Months for Distributing Methamphetamine

     PHOENIX – On Feb. 4, 2019, Victor James Long, Sr., 34, of San Carlos, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Susan M. Brnovich to 37 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release. Long had previously pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine 

     On Feb. 6, 2014, the San Carlos Police Department arrested Long, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe, on an unrelated matter.  During a search of Long’s clothing incident to that arrest, the Police Chief located 28 grams of methamphetamine. Long admitted he possessed the methamphetamine for purposes of distribution on the San Carlos Community.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the San Carlos Police Department, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Simon, District of Arizona, Phoenix.


CASE NUMBER:          CR-18-583-PHX-SSMB

RELEASE NUMBER:    2019-008_Long


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Updated February 6, 2019