Drug charges follow traffic stop in Mason City

Jose Najera

Man accused of possession of two drugs and a firearm.

Posted: Nov 25, 2017 9:25 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa – A traffic stop lands a man in jail on drug charges.

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Office says it stopped 36-year-old Jose Santos Najera for a stolen license plate around 10:30 pm Thursday in the area of North Pennsylvania Avenue and 4th Street NE.

Najera wound up booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail on $10,000 bond, facing charges of possession of marijuana, possession of alprazolam, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of drug paraphernalia, and 5th degree theft.

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