Undercover Sting Nabs Tampa Man
He is facing 15 years in federal prison.
TAMPA – A Tampa man who sold cocaine and firearms to undercover officers has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida said.
Steven Weaver, II, 38, of Tampa, was sentenced for for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. Weaver pleaded guilty Nov. 1.
According to court documents, over the course of several months, Weaver sold undercover agents cocaine, ammunition, and at least 11 firearms. Weaver had reason to believe that the firearms would be trafficked to and resold in other markets, including New York City.
Weaver’s criminal history includes cocaine trafficking, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, and other firearm-related offenses.
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