Lenox man pleads guilty to forgery charges, another Lenox man is sought


April 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Lenox Police Department reports 28-year old Ruben Serrano Rivera, of Lenox, entered a voluntary plea of guilty on two felony counts of forgery earlier this week.

Ruben Rivera

His sentence of two-years of probation plus a fine, court costs and other fees, was handed down on Tuesday, in Taylor County District Court. Rivera was arrested March 7th on felony charges of Possession of a controlled substance with the Intent to Distribute a schedule I drug within 1000 feet of a school, and for being in possession of a firearm. He was also charged with forgery, identity theft and failure to affix a drug tax stamp.The judge sentenced him to 5-years in prison, with the jail time suspended.  The charges were the result of an investigation and charges filed on March 7th by the Lenox Police Department.

Another man, 45-year old Rosaria Rivera, of Lenox, was arrested March 5th on warrants for Identity theft and Forgery.

Rosario Rivera

Rivera posted a $10,000 cash bond shortly after his arrest and was released from custody. On March 7th Officers conducted a search warrant at Rivera’s home and discovered drugs and a stolen firearm. Rivera failed to show for scheduled court appearances. He is currently wanted on a number of arrest warrants. Anyone having information about his location is asked to contact the Lenox Police Department at 641-333 -2929.