Posted Online: March 04, 2013, 6:34 pm

Vermont man faces drug trafficking charges

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By Lisa Hammer, rlhammer@qconline.com

CAMBRIDGE -- A Vermont man remained in Henry County Jail on Monday afternoon on felony drug charges.

Lonnie Murray, 52, is charged with Class X felony cannabis trafficking, Class X felony possession with intent to deliver and Class 1 felony possession of cannabis. His bail was set at $150,000.

According to the charges, on or about March 1 Mr. Murray brought into the state more than 5,000 grams of a substance containing cannabis.

Charges were filed Monday and public defender James Cosby was appointed to defend Mr. Murray. A preliminary hearing was set for March 18.

The penalty on the trafficking charge is an enhanced 12 to 60 years in prison.