Father and Son Arrested in Richmond Drug Bust


RICHMOND (Covering Katy News) – An adult father and son have been arrested after a large drug bust in the Richmond area.

William Elizondo, 25, and Arthur Elizondo, 57, both from the Richmond area, have been charged with Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance in a drug-free zone, a first-degree felony, and Possession of Marijuana in a drug-free zone, a third-degree felony.

Arthur Elizondo

The Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force conducted the bust. The father and son were at the residence were arrested and booked into the Fort Bend County Jail.

During the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 4, Task Force Agents, with the assistance of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division Tactical Team, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 6700 block of Pickett in the Tara subdivision. Agents conducted a search of the residence, locating marijuana and drug contraband indicative of manufacturing, packaging and distributing marijuana.

William Elizondo

Agents located approximately 2.5 pounds of marijuana and 1,176 grams of a suspected THC infused substance inside the residence with a street-level value of approximately $40,000.

“The Narcotics Task Force members are keeping busy trying to clean up our neighborhoods,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls. “I commend them on all the hard work.”



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