Wednesday afternoon, Columbia County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigators executed a search warrant at 484 White Road, near Harlem.
Ezequiel Chavez, Ronulfo Valdonnos-Enriquez, Luis Emillio Figueroa, and Alfredo Reyes-Valdez were found in a shed near the residence. Alexandra Elena Lopez-Chavez was found inside the residence.
Investigators seized the following: Two kilograms of cocaine in a camper freezer behind a barn, approximately one pound of heroin, one pound of marijuana in a cooler buried inside the barn…546 juvenile marijuana plants were found on a trailer in a field. Over $14,000 in cash and 6 firearms were found in various locations inside the residence.
All five people listed above were charged with Trafficking in Cocaine, Trafficking in Heroin, and Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Distribute. The marijuana plants will be sent to the crime lab to be confirmed, at which time warrants will be taken out for Manufacturing Marijuana.
Condemnation paperwork will be filed on the cash and the following vehicles: 2003 Nissan Maxima, 1997 Dodge Ram 1500, 1997 GMC Sierra 1500, 2003 Ford Super Duty, 2000 Toyota Tundra, Yamaha Wolverine 4×4, Arctic Cat 650 4×4, and a Bobcat with trailer.
No bonds have been set on the Trafficking charges.
We will continue to follow this developing story and provide more information as it becomes available.