Nathan Zenon Jr.

After five years, Vermilion Task Force arrest Nathan Zenon Jr.

The search to locate Nathan Zenon Jr. is finally over.
After five years, Zenon has managed to elude law enforcement in Vermilion Parish.
The Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force located Zenon in Vermilion Parish.
Zenon, 34, was wanted for felony warrants including Felony Aggravated Flight, multiple narcotics offenses, probation offenses and several failure to appear warrants.
Upon being taken into custody, Zenon was found to be in possession of $20,350 of suspected drug money.
A further investigation, led agents to recover suspected marijuana, suspected Promethazine, items consistent with narcotics distribution, as well as, a firearm.
Zenon was charged with his active warrants as well as Possession with Intent to Distribute Schedule I, (Marijuana), Possession of Schedule I, (Marijuana 2nd offense), Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Legend Drug, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Transactions Involving Drug Proceeds.
His total bond for all of the charges is $107,500. Zenon is still in prison as of Thursday.
Sheriff Couvillon would like to thank the Vermilion Parish mayors, and their council, of Abbeville, Kaplan, Gueydan, Maurice and Erath, along with their chiefs of police, for their support of the Vermilion Municipal and Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force.
Sheriff Couvillon also applauds the concerned citizens of Vermilion Parish for their awareness and assistance in helping the Task Force in fighting the war on illegal drugs. He encourages all citizens with information in regards to illegal drug activities to contact the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office or the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit at 337-740-4501 or E-mail the Task Force anonymously at and your e-mail will be held in the “strictest of confidence” and replied to in a very timely manner.
More information on reporting drug activities can be seen on our Web Site at Click on Narcotics and fill out the TURN IN A PUSHER information.

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