Police: Man had cocaine, cash at Near West Side halfway house

SHARE Police: Man had cocaine, cash at Near West Side halfway house

Ricardo Rivera | Chicago Police

A 48-year-old man was arrested with cocaine and cash at a Near West Side halfway house last week.

Ricardo Rivera was charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance, according to Chicago Police.

Rivera was arrested after a search warrant conducted about 2 p.m. May 4 at St. Andrew’s Court at 50 N. Hoyne turned up more than 400 grams of cocaine and a large amount of cash, according to police.

St. Andrew’s Court is a residence for formerly incarcerated men, and is part of St. Leonard’s Ministries, according to its website.

Rivera was released on bond May 5.

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