Father and son arrested on drug charges

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala reports the arrest of a father and son on drug charges.

On Feb. 7, 2012 Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives executed a search warrant at the home of Kevin and Koby Ficklin located at 44141 Hwy 42. During the search, narcotics detectives seized marijuana packaged for re-sale and drug paraphernalia. Narcotics detectives also seized other evidence of distribution of marijuana in the residence.

Kevin Ficklin, 45, and Koby Ficklin, 20, were charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Kevin and Koby Ficklin are incarcerated at the Ascension Parish Jail awaiting bond.

Anyone with information on illegal drug activity is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division at 225-621-8350 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).