Posted: Sep 27, 2012 12:39 PM by KATC
Updated: Sep 27, 2012 12:43 PM
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics unit seized several thousand dollars worth of equipment, illicit narcotics and other forms of evidence this week after conducting a search warrant on Wilson Rd.
Arrested and charged in the operation were: Leonardo Rivero Sr., 48, of Vermilion Parish, charged with cultivation of marijuana, conspiracy to distribute marijuana, and proceeds derived from illegal narcotics. Total bond set on Rivero Sr is $100,000. Rivero's son Leonardo Rivero Jr., 22, of Pimbrook Pines Florida, charged with Cultivation of Marijuana, and Principal to distribute marijuana. Total bond set $50,000.