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11/20/2019

58.9 Pounds of Suspected Marijuana Seized

Sheriff Dale Cook with Marijuana Seizure
Pictured from left to right, Sheriff Dale Cook, Deputy Jared Camp,
Deputy Johnathon Boatman, Major Robb Rounsavall
Front, K-9 Reno and Sgt. Wes Souders

 

On November 19, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. Deputy Johnathon Boatman stopped a Dodge Ram truck pulling a U-Haul trailer on Highway 61 south of Joiner for a traffic violation.  Deputy Boatman made contact with the driver, Rodolfo Gonzalez.  Mr. Gonzalez did not have a valid driver's license.  Mr. Gonzalez advised Deputy Boatman he was headed to Missouri to work on a construction site.  Sgt. Wes Souders arrived with K-9 Reno and deployed Reno around the vehicle.  Reno alerted on the U-Haul trailer.  A search of the trailer was then conducted.  During the search Deputies recovered 58.9 pounds of suspected marijuana with a street value of approximately $58,000.00.

Mr. Gonzalez from McAllen, Texas (25 years old) was arrested and transported to the Mississippi County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver.  

Mr. Gonzalez's bond was set at $75,000 per the Honorable District Judge Donald Betterton. He has an Osceola Circuit Court date of 12/31/19.

 

Aubry D. Cook
Sheriff

Mug Shot of Rodolfo Gonzalez
                         Rodolfo Gonzalez

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