TAMPA — A federal jury found a Sarasota man guilty Wednesday of possession with intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine and possession of a firearm, according to a the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.
Toborus Dontay Cunningham, 33, was found guilty , according to a release, and faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison for the drug charge and a mandatory consecutive 5 years imprisonment on the other charge.
Cunningham, who was indicted April 3, does not have a sentencing hearing scheduled yet.
According to the release, Cunningham supplied other drug dealers in the Sarasota area. During the course of the investigation, law enforcement officers found more than 2,000 grams of cocaine in his home, five firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his home and office.
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The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Sarasota Police Department and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Natalie Hirt Adams and James Preston.