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Nelson Cuba's son speaks about his father's arrest

11:02 PM, Mar 14, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- First Coast News spoke on the phone on Thursday night with Nelson Cuba's son Emmanuel.

Nelson Cuba, who has served as president of Jacksonville's Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5-30, was arrested Tuesday in connection with a racketeering investigation into Allied Veterans of the World cafes.
    
Emmanuel Cuba is a corrections officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and said he believes his father is innocent.

"The restraints and the jail suit would suggest he's a criminal and done bad things, but I know in my mind what's right, what's true," Emmanuel said. "I just got to look past it, my dad's not a criminal. He may have the inmate uniform on, but he's not a criminal. He didn't do anything wrong."

First Coast News

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