Two Arrested With Narcotics Charges
CLEWISTON, FLORIDA (November 27, 2006) -- An investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Hendry County Sheriff�s Office led to the issuing and service of a search warrant at a residence at 375 South Isora Street in Montura Ranch Estates in Central Hendry County.
According to Sheriff Ronnie Lee, Caridad Fernandez age 42 of 500 South San Pedro Street in Clewiston, and Felix Rivero age 47 of the same address were apprehended at the at the scene. HCSO Investigators recovered a quantity of cocaine and marijuana as well as prescription narcotics in un-labled bottles to include 500 mg Metformin, 100mg Toprol and zanax tablets of 0.5mg. Drug packaging paraphernalia and counter-balance scales were also recovered.
Caridad Fernandez was charged with; Operating a Drug House, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Narcotic without a prescription. Her bond was set at $12,500.00. Felix Rivero was charged with; Operating a Drug House, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Narcotic without at prescription. His bond was set at $22,415.00. Both were booked into the Hendry County Jail.