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Arrest Report, April 18, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 45 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Jasmine Thomas, 20, 130 S. Clausen Rd., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 3:13 pm, on a warrant for failure to appear for resisting an officer and disturbing the peace by offensive words.

 

Thomas turned herself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Franklin, La. She was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Victor L. Crane, Jr., 51, 113 Shady Grove Dr., Patterson, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 8:06 pm for driving while intoxicated (1st offense) and open container.

 

A deputy heard a complaint of a reckless driver through dispatch near Carol Rd. in Bayou Vista, La. Dispatch advised the deputy that the vehicle was heading to Patterson, La. on US 90. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on Red Cypress Rd. in Patterson, La. and made contact with the driver, identified as Crane. The deputy could smell a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his breath and noticed his speech was slurred. Crane admitted he consumed alcohol earlier in the day. A field sobriety test was conducted in which Crane performed poorly. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for chemical testing.  Crane was later released on a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.  

 

James Patrick Voisin, 34, 459 Kyle St., Berwick, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 11:08 pm on a warrant from Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear.

 

While on a traffic stop, a deputy made contact with Voisin. A background check revealed an active-warrant for Voisin’s arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Demarcus Tramaine Skipper, 24, 1605 Hickory St., Patterson, La., was arrested on April 18, 2019, at 12:44 am on a warrants for failure to appear for battery on a dating partner (1st offense), possession of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids, failure to use seatbelts and failure to honor a written promise.

 

A deputy was refueling in Bayou Vista La., when he observed Skipper walking in the parking lot. The deputy was aware of the active warrants for Skipper's arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Ronald Wayne Polidore, Sr., 35, 111 Pine Ave. #127, Orange, Tx., was arrested on April 18, 2019, at 12:57 am for criminal damage to property, resisting a police officer with force or violence (x2), resisting an officer by flight (x2), battery on a police officer (x6), and disturbing the peace intoxicated.

 

Deputies were dispatched to 125 Fox Lane in the St. Joseph area in Franklin, La., in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputies made contact with the complainant who advised them that Polidore had damaged property inside and outside her residence. Deputies then made contact with Polidore who resisted arrest and fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Polidore was apprehended. During the arrest, Polidore spat on and made threats towards deputies.  He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $19,250.

 

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

James M. Bertrand, 58, 100 Baronne St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 5:40 pm for no tail lamps and possession of marijuana.

 

Narcotics detectives conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Gum Point Lane in Franklin, La. due to a right brake light being out. Detectives made contact with the driver, identified as Bertrand. While speaking with him, Bertrand appeared to be nervous. A K9 unit was called to assist and was deployed to conduct an open-air sniff. The K9 was alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, marijuana was located. Bertrand was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Jamand Johnson, 29, 1006 Iberia St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 5:53 pm for possession of schedule II drugs (marijuana), violation of uniform CDS law in a drug-free zone, and resisting an officer.

 

Narcotics detectives were patrolling the area of Iberia St. in Franklin, La., when they observed a male subject walking on the sidewalk. Detectives could smell a strong odor marijuana and could see the subject smoking. Detectives made contact with the subject identified as Johnson. Marijuana was found on his person. While detaining Johnson, he refused to provide information about his identity. The location of the traffic stop was within 2,000 feet of a church and a school. Johnson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $1,500.

 

Kevin J. Diggs, 40, 157 Roy's Ln., Centerville, La., was arrested on April 17, 2019, at 8:23 pm for possession of schedule II drugs (methamphetamine), violation of CDS law in a drug-free zone, and a warrant for battery of a dating partner.

 

Narcotics detectives executed a no-knock search warrant at 157 Roy's Ln. in Centerville, La. During the search of the residence and vehicle, detectives located methamphetamine. The residence is located less than 2,000 feet from a church. Diggs' also had an active warrant for his arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bond has been set at $4,750.

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report- April 17, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 36 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Female Juvenile, 15, was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 9:00 am for runaway juvenile.

A deputy went to a residence for a follow-up investigation in reference to a runaway juvenile. Upon further investigation, the juvenile was located and arrested on the above-mentioned charges. She was released to a guardian pending juvenile court action.

 

Kayla Michelle Francise, 21, 2008 Keith St. #26, Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 11:10 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of disturbing the peace by fighting and possession of marijuana (14 grams or less).

A deputy observed Francise arguing with a male subject in the parking lot of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Morgan City. A background check on Francise revealed she had the active warrant. She was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $2,500.

 

Tasha Lynn Soprano, 39, 202 Turner St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 2:10 pm for battery of a dating partner.

Seth Aurelius Kidder, 39, 118 Hebert Rd., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 2:10 pm for battery of a dating partner and criminal damage to property.

A deputy was dispatched to 118 Hebert St. in Franklin, La. in reference to a complaint of criminal damage to property. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant identified as Soprano. She told the deputy that Kidder had thrown all of her things outside and broke them. After further investigation, it was learned that both Soprano and Kidder had been in an altercation. Both were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set on Soprano and Kidder.

 

Homer "Rickey" Romero, 66, 370 Hunting Rd., Ricohoc, La., was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 2:52 pm for disturbing the peace by language.

Louis Lee Torres, 61, 370 Hunting Rd., Ricohoc, La., was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 2:52 pm for disturbing the peace by language.

A deputy was dispatched to 370 Hunting Rd. in Ricohoc, La. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant. After further investigation, it was learned that Romero and Torres had been in a verbal altercation using vulgar language. Both were issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Roger Barahona, 31, 1220 Clements Lane #4, Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 16, 4:04 pm on warrants for carnal knowledge of a juvenile, indecent behavior with a juvenile, and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Deputies located Barahona at 1220 Clements Lane #4 in Bayou Vista, La. on the above-mentioned warrants. Barahona was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Joseph Singleton, Jr., 19, was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 4:20 pm on a warrant for failure to appear for possession of marijuana (14 grams or less), possession of drug paraphernalia (1st offense), and improper turn and/or failure to give required signal.

Singleton was located at 912 Jason St. in Patterson, La. on the active warrant. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $500.

 

Palmer Cox IV, 54, 747 Oregon St., Berwick, La. was arrested on April 16, 2019, at 8:18 pm on warrants for failure to appear for drug court status (x2), and failure to appear for traffic arraignment.

Cox was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the active warrants and booked. Bond has been set at $350.

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/  

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Arrest Report, April 16, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Jonathan Jerome Lindsey, 34, 5618 Bayou Black Dr., Gibson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 10:01 am on warrants for failure to appear for possession of synthetic cannabinoids (1st offense), operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled, improper lane usage and failure to appear for improper turn and/or failure to give required signal.

 

A deputy was patrolling the area of James St. in Siracusaville, La., when he observed Lindsey playing basketball. The deputy was aware of active warrants for Lindsey’s arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $6,000.

 

Roger Bernard Short, Jr., 33, 6345 Mary St., Gibson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 1:30 pm on warrants from the Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear to pay fines for driver must be licensed.

 

A deputy was patrolling Lake Palourde Rd. near Laura Lee Ln. in Amelia, La., when he observed Short walking. The deputy was aware of the active warrant for Short’s arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Male Juvenile, 13, was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 5:30 pm for simple battery.

 

Deputies were dispatched to the Bayou Vista Skate Park in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to a battery. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke to the complainant and witnesses about the incident. After further investigation, the male juvenile was arrested on the above-mentioned charges. The male juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court action.

 

Clarence Cleveland Guidry, 50, 104 Mozart Dr., Houma, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 8:07 pm on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Guidry turned himself into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $750.

 

Edward Greg Campbell, 38, 512 Leo Dr., Patterson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 8:50 pm for no head lamps, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant for failure to appear for possession/distribution/sale of a legend drug without a prescription.

 

A deputy with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office K-9 Division was merging onto US Highway 90 Westbound from Morgan City when he observed a vehicle traveling with no head lamps or tail lights. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Campbell. While the deputy was speaking with Campbell, a strong odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. When the deputy questioned Campbell about the odor of marijuana, he denied having any inside the vehicle. K-9 Vickie was deployed to conduct an open-air sniff and was alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was located. A background check on Campbell revealed the above-mentioned warrant. Campbell was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $6,350.

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 15, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 104 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

John Fitzgerald Gibson, 54, 104 Oak St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 12, 2019, at 11:20 am on warrants for failure to appear.

 

Gibson was located at his residence. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the above-mentioned warrant. No bond has been set.

 

Clarence McBride, Jr., 51, 4151 Jimmy Johnson Blvd., #243, Port Authur, Tx, was arrested on April 12, 2019, at 12:36 pm on a warrant for failure to appear for attempted simple burglary.

 

McBride turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin, La., on the above-mentioned warrant. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Neil Paul Scelfo, 55, 5213 Highway 87, Franklin, La., was arrested on April 13, 2019, at 2:54 pm on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Scelfo was located at his residence. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $500.

 

Randy Mark Pinkerton, 22, 101 Lori Lane, Lot #63, Patterson, La., was arrested on April 13, 2019, at 6:00 pm for burning of trash in a residential area.

 

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, a deputy was dispatched to the area of 101 Lori Lane in Patterson, La., in reference to a grass fire near a residence. After further investigation, it was learned Pinkerton started the fire. Pinkerton was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Tayler James Davis, 20, 124 Natalie Lane, Patterson, La., was arrested on April 13, 2019, at 7:23 pm for disturbing the peace by loud noise and resisting an officer (x2).

 

Deputies were dispatched to a call of a disturbance at the Bayou Vista skate park. Upon arrival, deputies were flagged down by a witness who told deputies a male subject, who was identified as Davis, was running down Lagonda St. in Bayou Vista, La. The witness stated he saw Davis get into a vehicle and flee the area. Berwick Police located Davis a short time later in the city limits of Berwick. Davis again fled from officers on foot.   Davis was apprehended a short time later in a wooded area in Berwick. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $5,250.

 

Dwight Demond Collins, 41, 108 Collins Lane, Charenton, La., was arrested on April 13, 2019, at 9:58 pm for domestic abuse battery.

 

A deputy was dispatched to Collins Lane in Charenton, La., in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a female juvenile extremely distraught. The deputy observed bruising on the left side of her lip. After further investigation, Collins was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 12, 2019

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Quinton Devon Lewis, 31, 823 Church St., Jeanerette, La., was arrested on April 11, 2019, at 3:28 pm on a warrant for failure to appear for unlawful use of ID to gain access to a gaming establishment.

 

Lewis was transported from the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office on the above-mentioned warrant. Lewis was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Brad Filex Ackman, 39, 507 Roderick St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 11, 2019, at 5:52 pm for simple battery.

 

Dana Lynn McGraw, 43, 1255 Columbus Ave., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 11, 2019, at 6:02 pm for simple battery.

 

Deputies were dispatched to Columbus Ave. in Bayou Vista, La., in reference to a simple battery. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to McGraw and Ackman. Through the investigation, deputies learned that McGraw and Ackman had been in an altercation. McGraw and Ackman were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set on McGraw and Ackman at $2,500.

 

Todd Wayne Romero, 44, Bethia St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 11, 2019, at 11:41 pm for no tail lights, no vehicle registration, no record of insurance, driving under suspension, resisting an officer by giving false information, and a warrant from Iberia Parish for failure to appear.

 

A deputy patrolling the Baldwin, La. area observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 182 approaching Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway with only one operational brake light and no visible license plate light. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver who stated he did not have his driver's license on him. Through further investigation, Romero gave false information as to his identity. A background check on Romero revealed his driver's license had been suspended and he had an active warrant for his arrest. No proof of insurance and no registration were provided on the vehicle. Romero was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $4,250.

 

Bobby Roy Lockett, 56, 104 Jolivette St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on April 12, 2019, at 1:21 am for failure to use a turn signal and driving under suspension.

 

A deputy was patrolling the Baldwin, La. area near East Saint John Street when he observed a vehicle traveling south approach the intersection of St. John Street and Railroad Avenue. The vehicle failed to use a turn signal. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Lockett. A background check on Lockett revealed he was driving with a suspended driver's license. Lockett was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Caroline Harris, 26, 1229 Onstead St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 12, 2019, at 3:32 am for improper lane usage, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

A deputy was patrolling the area of US 90 East near Highway 318 when he observed a vehicle traveling eastbound in the outside lane drive off the roadway and onto the shoulder, then back onto the roadway. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Harris. While speaking with Harris, the deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. Harris admitted to having less than 2 grams of marijuana inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Harris was issued a summons to appear in court for July 29, 2019.

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/   

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 11, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 43 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Julie Diane Welch, 40, 1808 Elizabeth Ave., Wichita Falls, Tx., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 8:59 am on a warrant for failure to appear for a probation review.

 

Welch was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set $7,500.

 

John Allen Banks, 46, 100 Sorrell Lane #2, Jeanerette, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 10:40 am on a warrant for distribution of schedule II drugs.

 

Banks was located at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin, La., on the above-mentioned warrant. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $15,000.

 

Raven Rene Smith Clements, 34, 19012 Highway 182 West, Jeanerette, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 10:45 am on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Clements was located at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin, La. on the above-mentioned warrant. She was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Amy Lyn Benoit, 29, 100 Moffett Court, Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 10:50 am on a warrant for failure to appear for possession of alprazolam (Xanax), possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Benoit was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. No bond has been set.

 

Olivia Rene Prado, 25, 711 Lyons St., Sulphur, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 1:58 pm on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Prado was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $6,000.

 

Jerald Wayne Francois, 28, 111 St. Claire, Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 10:29 pm on warrants from Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear for simple battery, and failure to appear for theft.

 

A deputy was dispatched to a business in Patterson in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Francois. A background check on Francois revealed he had two active warrants from the Morgan City Police Department. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $1,405.

 

Travis Wayne Davis, 46, 1134 Martin Luther King, Charenton, La., was arrested on April 10, 2019, at 11:45 pm for speeding and a warrant for failure to appear for operating a vehicle without driver’s license on person.

 

A deputy was patrolling the area of highway 182 in Sorrell when he observed a vehicle traveling 65 mph in a 55 mph zone. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Davis. A background check on Davis revealed the above-mentioned warrant. Davis was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $200.

 

Tyler Anthony Palmature, 21, 200 Universe St., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 11, 2019, at 1:01 am for bicycle equipment required for night operation, possession of schedule IV drugs (Xanax), and a warrant for failure to appear for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (1st offense).

 

Deputies were traveling on Saturn Rd. from Pluto St. in Bayou Vista, La., when they observed two subjects on bicycles in the middle of Saturn Rd. The deputies did not observe any lights on the bicycles. Deputies made contact with a subject, identified as Palmature. While speaking with Palmature, he appeared nervous. Deputies asked Palmature if he had any illegal narcotics on his person, which he responded he did not.  A background check on Palmature revealed the above-mentioned warrant. While placing Palmature under arrest, deputies found a Xanax pill on his person. Palmature was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 10, 2019

 

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 34 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Mandie Kay Haire, 37, 927 Tenth St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 10:41 am on a warrant for failure to appear for trial on the charges of possession of amphetamine, possession of marijuana (14 grams or less), and possession of drug paraphernalia (1st offense).

 

Haire was located at her residence. She transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the above-mentioned warrant. No bond has been set.

 

Male Juvenile, 13, was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 12:28 pm for ungovernable juvenile.

 

A deputy was dispatched to a runaway juvenile complaint. The juvenile was located a short time later.  He was charged with ungovernable juvenile. The juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court action.

 

Antoine Leroy Reid, 27, 2001 Tenth St. D, Slidell, La., was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 12:39 pm for possession of stolen things and disturbing the peace by language.

 

A deputy was dispatched to Delmar Street in Bayou Vista, La., in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who stated the vehicle had been parked in front of the church for an extended period of time. After further investigation, it was learned the vehicle was stolen from Kenner, La. As the investigation continued, Reid was identified as the suspect. While Reid was being arrested, he began to use vulgar language towards the deputy. Reid was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Kim Perry Connor, 42, 108 Jolivette St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 3:30 pm on a warrant for failure to appear for disturbing the peace by fighting.

 

Connor was located at the Baldwin Police Department.  He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $400.

 

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

John W. Menser, 39, 124 Judy Lane #6, Patterson, La., was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 2:27 pm on warrants from the Houma Police Department for obtaining a CDS by fraud (5 counts) and forgery (5 counts).

 

Narcotics detectives located Menser at 124 Judy Lane #6 in Patterson, La., on the above-mentioned warrants. Menser was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Demetria Francis, 41, 217 Oliver St., Waveland, Ms., was arrested on April 9, 2019, at 5:15 pm on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia (1st offense).

 

Narcotics detectives were traveling on La 182 in Morgan City, La., when they observed a vehicle fail to use a turn signal.  Detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Francis. A background check on Francis revealed the above-mentioned warrant. Francis was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 9, 2019

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 22 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Javantre Djohn Jackson, 24, 2135 Becnel St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 8, 2019, at 3:22 pm for battery on a correctional officer.

 

Deputies at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center were feeding lunch when Jackson tried to steal another tray from the deputies. Deputies attempted to stop Jackson. Jackson started a physical altercation with the deputies, resulting in the above-mentioned charges. No bond has been set.

 

Scott Christopher Dehart, 37, 1920 Hwy. 182 East, Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 8, 2019, at 9:29 pm on a warrant for probation violation.

 

Dehart was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. He was booked on the above-mentioned warrant. No bond has been set.

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 8, 2019

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 110 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Heather Babineaux Guillory, 39, 203 Aristole Rd., Bayou L’Ourse, La., was arrested on April 5, 2019, at 9:30 am on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Guillory turned herself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office on the above-mentioned warrant. Guillory was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond was set at $3,000.

 

Male Juvenile, 16, was arrested on April 5, 2019, at 6:13 pm for domestic abuse battery and simple battery of the infirm.

 

A deputy was dispatched to a residence in reference to a domestic abuse battery. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke to the complainant and witnesses about the incident. After further investigation, the male juvenile was arrested on the above-mentioned charges. No further details are available at this time.

 

Paige Marie Henry, 28, 7621 Hwy. 182, Franklin, La., was arrested on April 5, 2019, at 7:34 pm on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Henry was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. She was booked on the above-mentioned warrant. No bond has been set.

 

Joshua Joseph Pojar, 37, 1621 Federal Ave., Morgan City, La., was arrested on April 5, 2019, at 1:15 am on a warrant from Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear for disturbing the peace intoxicated (1st offense).

 

A deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver identified as Pojar. A background check on Pojar revealed he had a warrant for his arrest. Pojar was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

Huey Allen Hopkins, II, 36, 101 Yellow Bayou Road, Centerville, La., was arrested on April 6, 2019, at 1:50 pm on a warrant for criminal trespass.

 

A deputy located Hopkins at his residence. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond was set at $1,000.

 

Lavontre Jerome Johnson, 20, 3522 Highway 182 #35, Berwick, La., was arrested on April 6, 2019, at 10:52 pm for no license plate light, driver must be licensed, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

 

A deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 182 in Berwick, La., when he observed a vehicle traveling with no operable license plate light. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver identified as Johnson. When the deputy asked for his driver’s license, he stated he didn’t have one. The deputy noticed Johnson to be nervous. While being questioned about any illegal narcotics being inside the vehicle, the deputy could smell a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The deputy conducted a search of the vehicle and located a handgun. Johnson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond was set at $11,000.

 

Drouis John Fanguy, Jr., 59, 1213 South Rd., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 6, 2019, at 11:10 pm for criminal trespass.

 

A deputy was dispatched to a disturbance at 1217 South Rd. in Bayou Vista, La. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who advised that Fanguy came to her residence causing a disturbance. The deputy spoke with Fanguy who admitted to trespassing on her property. Fanguy was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

Male Juvenile, 17, was arrested on April 7, 2019, at 2:44 am for reckless operation, driver must be licensed, open container, and expired license plate.

 

Rigoberto De Frainez,18, 1046 Henderson Highway, Henderson, La., was arrested April 7, 2019, at 3:46 am for open container.

 

Deputies were advised of a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the area of Highway 90 Westbound in Bayou Vista, La. When deputies located the vehicle, they observed the vehicle lose control and swerve from the left lane to the right shoulder then back across the left lane. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as the male juvenile, and a passenger inside the vehicle, identified as De Frainez. The male juvenile was not able to provide a driver’s license. Several open alcoholic bottles were found inside the vehicle. Deputies also notice the license plate on the vehicle was expired. De Frainez was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019. The male juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court action.

 

Joseph Herbert Gilchrist, Jr., 26, 104 Live Oak St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on April 7, 2019, at 7:22 am for stop signs and yield signs, turning movements and required signals, general speed law, expired driver’s license, failure to change address within’ 10 days, obstruction of driver’s view, no record of insurance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant from the Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear for theft by shoplifting.

 

A deputy patrolling the Charenton area observed a vehicle speeding. The deputy noticed the vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign and fail to turn signals. The deputy with the help of other deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver identified as Gilchrist. Through investigation, it was learned that Gilchrist was living somewhere other than what was on his driver’s license. Deputies searched the vehicle and found a glass pipe inside. Deputies were unable to find proof of insurance in the vehicle. A background check on Gilchrist revealed the above-mentioned warrant. Gilchrist was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $1,000.

 

Louis Gerard Green, 27, 130 Sager Brown Rd., Baldwin, La., was arrested on April 7, 2019, at 10:33 pm for driving on roadway laned for traffic, aggravated flight from an officer, resisting a police officer with force or violence (x2), possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple-criminal damage to property, criminal trespass.

 

A deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 182 near Martin Luther King Blvd. in Baldwin, La., when he observed a vehicle swerving in and out of the lane of travel. The deputy followed the vehicle as it turned onto Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway. He observed the vehicle swerving in and out of the lane of travel. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver identified as Green. Other deputies arrived on the scene to assist. Deputies noticed Green did not put the car in park. While deputies were speaking with Green, about vehicle not being in park he appeared to be nervous. When deputies asked Green to step out of the vehicle, Green sped off at a high-rate of speed. Deputies gave chase to the vehicle and observed the vehicle travel in speeds of excess 100 mph. Deputies then observed the vehicle come to a stop at a residence. Green began to flee to the residence. A brief foot pursuit ensued and a short time later Green was located in a ditch. K-9 Vickie was deployed to do an open-air sniff on the vehicle. K-9 Vickie was alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located. Green was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond was set at $45,000.

 

 

 

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

Russell Thomas, 37, 1208 Carmen St. Apt. #3, Patterson, La., was arrested on April 5, 2019, at 4:41 pm on a warrant for possession of schedule II CDS (PCP) with the intent to distribute.

Detectives located Thomas at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center already incarcerated on other charges. Bond has been set at $10,000.

 

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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Arrest Report, April 5, 2019

News Release: April 5, 2019

For Immediate Release

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 41 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Samantha Renee Jones, 35, 506 Ninth St., Franklin, La., was arrested on April 4, 2019, at 9:16 am on a warrant for failure to appear.

 

Jones was located at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $495.

 

Sherwin Ray Yancy, 48, 633 Freetown Rd., Glencoe, La., was arrested on April 4, 2019, at 8:54 pm for driving while intoxicated (1st offense), open container, discharging firearms where prohibited, and hunter take deer from public road.

 

A deputy was dispatched to a complaint of a trespasser and illegal hunter on La. Hwy. 319 near King Crabber Lane in Cypremont Point, La. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who told the deputy he witnessed a vehicle stop on the highway in front of his property and shoot a hog. The complainant gave a description of the vehicle and the deputy located the vehicle a short time later. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Yancy. After speaking with Yancy, he admitted to shooting the hog in a yard from the highway. Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries was contacted for the charges of hunting. While conducting the investigation, the deputy could smell a strong odor of alcohol coming from Yancy and his speech was slurred. Yancy admitted he had been drinking earlier and the deputy located an open bottle of alcohol inside the vehicle. The deputy transported Yancy to the Franklin Police Department for chemical testing on the Intoxilyzer 9000.  Yancy’s blood alcohol content tested at 0.184g%. Yancy was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

James Patrick Freifeld, 39, Amelia, La., was arrested on April 4, 2019, at 11:26 pm for remaining where forbidden and battery of a dating partner.

 

Deputies were dispatched to a complaint at 111 Cajun Way Lane in Amelia, La., in reference to removing a subject from the property. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the male subject, identified as Freifeld, who was walking around the building. Freifeld told deputies that he and his girlfriend had gotten into an altercation that caused him to be banned from the business. Deputies observed physical signs of abuse present on the victim. Freifeld was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.

 

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

Enrique F. Loza, 39, 1507 South Road, Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on April 4, 2019, at 3:26 pm for reckless operation of a vehicle.

 

Narcotics detectives were assisting with road blockage in the Bayou Vista, La., area due to flooding. While blocking off the intersection of Jupiter St. and Delmar St., detective’s attention were drawn to citizens in their yards yelling at a vehicle traveling down Jupiter St. to slow down. Detectives looked back and observed a vehicle traveling at a high-rate of speed through flooded waters, forcing water up to citizen’s houses and property. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Loza. Loza was issued a summons to appear in court on July 29, 2019.

 

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/    

 

 

 

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