Police in Lenox report an additional arrest has been made in connection with an ongoing investigation into the activities surrounding 45-year old Rosario Rivera. Rivera was arrested Tuesday on felony Identity Theft and Forgery charges. On Wednesday, another man, 28-year old Ruben Serrano Rivera, of Lenox,
Ruben Serrano Rivera (Lenox P.D. photo)
was arrested on a charge of Possession with the Intent to Distribute a schedule I drug within 1000 feet of a school, and while in possession of a firearm. He was also charged with forgery, identity theft and failure to affix a drug tax stamp. Each of the charges are Class D felonies.
Ruben Serrano was taken into custody at 601 South Walnut Street in Lenox, after a search warrant was executed at the home at around 7:30-p.m., Wednesday. The search, which was conducted by officers with the Lenox Police Department, the Taylor County Sheriffs office and the Ringgold county K-9 unit, resulted in numerous documents and 2 lap top computers being located and seized. Also seized during the search, was 1.3 pounds of marijuana, several firearms including an AK-47 and a 9-mm handgun.
Ruben Serrano Rivera, was transported to the Ringgold County Jail. The investigation continues and additional charges are expected against other suspects.