Father and son accused of running drug business from home

Koby Ficklin
Koby Ficklin

Ascension Parish authorities arrested a father and son believed to be distributing marijuana from their Galvez home.

Kevin Ficklin, 45, and Koby Ficklin, 20, both of 44141 La. 42, Galvez, were arrested Thursday following a search of their home, Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala said in a news release.

Sheriff’s detectives executed a search warrant on
the Ficklins’ home, where they seized marijuana
packaged for resale and
drug paraphernalia, Bacala said.

Both Ficklins were booked into the Ascension Parish Jail on counts of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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