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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Cuba man charged with drug trafficking

  • A Cuba man has been charged with drug trafficking after more than 9 pounds of cocaine were found in a vehicle he was driving Saturday.
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  • A Cuba man has been charged with drug trafficking after more than 9 pounds of cocaine were found in a vehicle he was driving Saturday.
    Jonathan A. Zimmerman, 33, of Cuba, was arrested for drug trafficking in the first degree during a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate 44.
    According to the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department, sheriff’s deputies stopped a silver Hyundai passenger car that Zimmerman was driving on I-44 in Phelps County for several traffic violations around 11:30 a.m. Aug. 3.
    A search of the vehicle was conducted and approximately 9.5 pounds, or 4 kilograms, of cocaine was located in a compartment hidden in the rear portion of the vehicle.
    Zimmerman was incarcerated in the Phelps County Jail, pending bond, which was set at $250,000.

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