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Drug trafficking charges for Lebanon man

A 41-year-old Lebanon man was arrested Saturday after a chase and faces drug charges. Scott Bonner is charged with second degree drug trafficking and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was denied. According to Lebanon Police, the chase and arrest came in the evening hours Saturday. Members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, the Lebanon Police Department, the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol had stopped a vehicle suspected of trafficking narcotics. “The traffic stop attempt was initiated by the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office on W. Highway 32 outside of city limits,” according to Lebanon Police Det. Sgt. Kacie Springer. For more on this story, see Wednesday's LCR.