Man caught with 10 pounds of pot pleads guilty

Jaime Vega Nunez
Jaime Vega Nunez

Forest City man could be sentenced to up to five years behind bars.

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 8:11 PM

FOREST CITY, Iowa – A man accused of having 10 pounds of marijuana is changing his plea.

Jaime Vega Nunez, 40 of Forest City, was arrested after law enforcement searched his home on May 17 and say they found 10 pounds of pot and several kinds of drug paraphernalia.

On Tuesday, Vega Nunez entered a guilty plea to possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

No sentencing date has been set. Possession with intent to distribute is a class “D” felony, punishable by up to five years in prison.

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