Zona Moore: Zona's Tamales owner pleads guilty to misdemeanor count in stolen goods beef

In July, we told you about the arrest of 84-year old Zona's Tamales owner Zona Moore, along with son Saalim Muhammed, and a third person, Renee McKinnon, on charges of trafficking in cigarettes and other stolen goods.

Now, Moore has reportedly pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of theft by receiving -- a charge whose penalty ranges from probation to a year in jail.

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