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Missouri man pleads guilty to drug trafficking in Bootheel

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Missouri man has pled guilty to felony drug trafficking.

Appearing before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr., James Earl Hubbard Jr., 38, pled guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine.

Hubbard pled guilty after conspiring to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine from May 23 through June 2, 2011, in Dunklin County and elsewhere. During the conspiracy, Hubbard obtained at least three kilograms of cocaine from co-defendant Randy Caruthers and then distributed it to others.

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