3 Jacksonville residents indicted in federal steroid bust

5 charged in steroid distribution conspiracy

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Three Jacksonville residents were among five people indicted Friday for their part of a conspiracy to distribute steroids, the Department of Justice said.  

According to the DOJ's release, Donald McLoud Long, 50; Sarah Ann Long, 33; and Armando F. Aman, 37, all of Jacksonville, were indicted for their part of a conspiracy to distribute steroids. Shelby Travis Phillips, 26, of Savannah, Georgia, and Taylor Salvione, 25 of Gloversville, New York, were also indicted for the same offense. 

According to the indictment, the group "conspired to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute anabolic steroids" from December 2013 through September 2016.

The cases were part of "Operation Total Package," which included collaboration between the DEA, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the Jacksonville Beach Police Department, the Green Cove Springs Police Department, the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

If convicted, each of the accused faces 10 years in prison and a $500,000 fine.

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