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Arrest Report- October 18, 2018

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

 

Matthew Oquain, 28, 1515 Saturn Road, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on October 17, 2018, at 8:24 am for speeding and driving under suspension.

A deputy was stationary on Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista monitoring traffic in a school zone when he observed a vehicle accelerating in the school zone above the posted speed limit. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Oquain. During the stop, the deputy learned that Oquain’s driver’s license was suspended. Oquain was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 4, 2019.

 

Thomas Drawbaugh, 38, 618 Bush Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 17, 2018, at 2:08 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession/distribution/sale of legend drug without prescription.

A corrections deputy made contact with Drawbaugh as he was turned in by a bounty hunter at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on an active warrant for his arrest.   Drawbaugh was arrested and booked on said warrant. No bail has been set.

 

Rickey Webster, 43, 128 Third Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 18, 2018, at 12:58 am for battery-simple and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy was dispatched to a residence on Parish Road 131 in reference to a battery. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Webster and a victim. Through the investigation, the deputy found evidence that a battery had taken place and also found drug paraphernalia in the residence belonging to Webster. Webster was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bail was set at $4,000.

 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 17, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 27 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Stephanie Mercer, 47, 1811 J Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 16, 2018, at 4:52 pm on a warrant for simple battery.

A detective went to a residence on J Street to locate Mercer in reference to a warrant for her arrest for simple battery. The arrest warrant stemmed from an incident at a local business in which Mercer and another person allegedly were striking a person. The detective made contact with Mercer without incident and transported her to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Mercer was released on a $2,500 bond.

 

Brittan Boudreaux, 33, 3004 Lizabeth Drive, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 16, 2018, at 9:20 pm on eleven warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

-        Speeding

-        Possession of drug paraphernalia

-        Resisting an officer (x2)

-        Criminal trespass (x2)

-        Contempt of court (x2)

-        Possession of drug paraphernalia-attempted

-        Contempt of court-probation fees

-        Contempt of court-fine

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista observed a subject riding a bicycle with no lights and made contact with the rider, Boudreaux.  Through the investigation, the deputy learned that Boudreaux had eleven warrants for his arrest through the Morgan City Police Department.  Boudreaux was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Boudreaux was transferred to another agency.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

Lee Boudreaux, 43, 225 North Verret Street, Amelia, LA, was arrested on October 16, 2018, at 6:14 pm for two drug court warrants for creation or operation of clandestine laboratory.

A detective located Boudreaux at a residence on Arnold Street in Amelia.   The detective arrested Boudreaux on the active warrants without incident and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.  

 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 15, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 37 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Howard Gabriel, 55, 230 Easy Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 15, 2018, at 4:23 pm on a warrant for three counts of burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

Tommy Carson, Sr., 47, 519 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 15, 2018, at 4:23 pm on a warrant for three counts of burglary of an inhabited dwelling.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a residence on Iberia Street in reference to a residential burglary. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the homeowner who said the residence had been burglarized.  Through the investigation, video surveillance showed two male subjects entering the residence and leaving with items. The subjects were identified as Gabriel and Carson. The deputy and detectives located Gabriel and Carson at a residence on Martin Luther King Boulevard and made them aware of the warrants for their arrest. A search warrant was served for the residence and stolen items were recovered. Both men were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.  The investigation is ongoing.

 

Juvenile male, 14, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 15, 2018, at 6:15 pm for ungovernable juvenile.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson was dispatched to a residence in Patterson in reference to an ungovernable juvenile. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the resident and a juvenile male who had left the residence without permission and had returned after some time. The juvenile was arrested and released into the custody of the guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.   

 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 15, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 128 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Destiny Singleton, 17, 408 Mike Drive, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 12, 2018, at 7:46 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Juvenile female, 16, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 12, 2018, at 7:46 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson was dispatched to a location on Highway 182 in reference to a fight. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Singleton and a juvenile female who had been in a physical altercation. The juvenile was arrested and released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings. Singleton was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Singleton was released on a $1,000 bond.

   

Quincy Jones, 36, 506 Ninth Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 12, 2018, at 11:01 am on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of illegal possession of stolen things and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in reference to a subject who had active warrants for his arrest. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Jones and verified the warrants. Jones was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bail was set at $4,000.

 

Michael Hickman, 32, 301 Grizzaffi Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 12, 2018, at 11:01 am on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia (2x), operating a vehicle while license is suspended, and no seat belt.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in reference to a subject who had active warrants for his arrest. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Hickman and verified the warrants. Hickman was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Hickman was released on a $6,020 bond.

 

Shimira Green, 36, 178 Mary Garrette Lane, Baldwin, LA, was arrested on October 12, 2018, at 5:15 pm for battery-simple.

A deputy patrolling the area of Baldwin was dispatched to a residence on Mary Garrette Lane in reference to a fight. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who said Green had struck the complainant in the face. The deputy made contact with Green who admitted to hitting the complainant. Green was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Green was released on a $2,500 bond.

 

Nunique Washington, 40, 929 Chitimacha Trail, Baldwin, LA, was arrested on October 13, 2018, at 6:26 am for criminal damage to property-simple and threatening a public official.

A deputy patrolling the area of Baldwin was dispatched to a residence on Chitimacha Trail in reference to a criminal damage to property complaint.  Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who heard the crash when a window of a truck was smashed and witnessed Washington walking away. Through the investigation, the deputy made contact with Washington and found evidence supporting the claim. Washington was arrested and during the arrest threatened the deputy. Washington was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Washington was released on a $1,500 bond.

 

Joseph Romero, 41, 4805 Avery Island Road, New Iberia, LA, was arrested on October 13, 2018, at 8:49 pm for disturbing the peace intoxicated.

A deputy patrolling Centerville was dispatched to the area of Highway 90 Frontage Road in Centerville in reference to a subject who passed out walking on the road. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Romero who was sitting in the road. Romero became angry and yelled profanities at the deputy and others. Romero was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bail was set at $1,000.

 

Tammy Rough, 40, 170 American Boulevard, Houma, LA, was arrested on October 13, 2018, at 8:26 pm for driving under suspension and no tail lights.  

A deputy patrolling Amelia observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Barrow Street with an inoperable left tail light. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Rough. Through the stop, the deputy learned that Rough’s license was suspended. Rough was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 4, 2019.

 

Whitney Thomas, 30, 311 Camille Road, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2018, at 10:26 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle while license is suspended, speeding, and expired vehicle inspection.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was stationary on Highway 182 when a vehicle was observed speeding and was clocked traveling over the posted speed limit. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Thomas. Through the stop, the deputy learned that Thomas had an active warrant for her arrest. Thomas was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

Jimmetha Issac, 34, 1513 Gum Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2018, at 2:21 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of disturbing the peace and simple criminal damage to property.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed the Franklin Police Department conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle and proceeded to assist with the stop. During the stop, the deputy made contact with the driver, Issac, and learned that Issac had an active warrant for her arrest.  Isaac was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  No bail was set.

 

Tymerlon McClain, 20, 142 Easy Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2018, at 11:24 am for criminal damage to property-simple and domestic abuse child endangerment.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a residence on Kaylie Lane in Baldwin in reference to a domestic dispute complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who said that McClain had chased the complainant in a vehicle and broke the door handle off the car trying to get the complainant’s infant child out of the complainant’s vehicle. Through the investigation, the deputy found evidence that supported the story and located McClain at a residence on Augustine Maze Street in Franklin. McClain was arrested and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bail was set at $4,000.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:
 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Adds New sUAS (Drone) Section

 

Sheriff Scott Anslum announces a new section for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, a sUAS (small unmanned aerial system), or Drone Section. The sUAS section will be useful in several applications, one of them being in Search and Rescue missions.

For the past few months, Major John Kahl has worked closely with the Federal Aviation Administration to write a COA (Certificate of Authorization) for the St. Mary Sheriff’s Office. The COA spells out the mode of operations that are mission-specific for the use of drones in law enforcement. The COA covers flight plans, maintenance, ground personnel, and other responsibilities needed to use drones in a law enforcement agency.

Additionally, three employees of the Sheriff’s Office have obtained their Part 107 FAA pilot sUAS licenses which enhances the abilities of the agency to operate in situations safely and legally.

“This capability will add to our public safety services in emergency situations,” said Sheriff Scott Anslum.

 

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- October 12, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 44 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Alyssa Ashmore, 28, 302 Third Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 11, 2018, at 1: 42 pm for driving under suspension.

A deputy patrolling the area of Morgan City was dispatched to the Highway 90 off-ramp at Martin Luther King Boulevard reference to a reckless driver complaint. The deputy made contact with the driver of the reported vehicle, Ashmore, who admitted to being sleepy while driving. Through the stop, the deputy was made aware Ashmore’s license was suspended. Ashmore was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 4, 2019.   

 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 11, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Blake Bush, 25, 563 Frederick Drive, Thibodaux, LA, was arrested on October 10, 2018, at 10:26 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of marijuana.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in reference to a warrant arrest. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Bush who had turned himself in on an active warrant for his arrest.  Bush was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

David Hayes, 32, 8912 Highway 182, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 10, 2018, at 11:33 am on a warrant for theft.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in reference to a warrant arrest. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Hayes who had an active warrant for his arrest.  Hayes was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 10, 2018

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

 

Dustin Burch, 24, 213 Hendricks Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 9, 2018, at 1:16 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of no seat belt and operating a vehicle while license is suspended.

A corrections deputy at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center made contact with Burch when he turned himself in on an active warrant for his arrest. Burch was booked on said warrant and was released on a $1,500 bond.

 

Sheri Romero, 39, 193 Gibbs Road, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 9, 2018, at 5:00 pm for leash law.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a residence on Gibbs Road in reference to an animal complaint.  Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the homeowner who complained of dogs running around without leashes coming into the yard and antagonizing the homeowner’s dogs who are in a contained area. The deputy observed dogs without leashes in the yard and made contact with the owner of the dogs, Romero. Romero was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 9, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Justin Crews, 36, 156 Chirpy’s Lane, Amelia, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 12:56 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle without a license plate and operating while license is suspended.

A deputy made contact with Crews at the Morgan City Office as Crews turned himself in on an active warrant for his arrest.   Crews was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

Heather Padgett, 43, 7408 Highway 182 East, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 4:33 pm for failure to register as a sex offender.

A transportation deputy transported Padgett from another agency to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. Padgett was booked and incarcerated. No bail was set.

 

Ethel Williams, 70, 404 Canal Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 6:46 pm for theft. 

A deputy patrolling Amelia was dispatched to a local business in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with security personnel from the business and Williams, who was being detained for theft. Williams was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Williams was released on a $1,500 bond.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

Josiah Parker, 25, 131 Lagonda Lane, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 5:46 pm for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Detectives with the Narcotics Section were patrolling the area of Patterson and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper lane usage.  The detectives made contact with the driver, Parker, and smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.  Through the investigation, drugs and drug paraphernalia belonging to Parker were found. Parker was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018. 

 

Contact Information:
 

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- October 8, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 100 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Reva Thomas, 28, 30586 Sixth Street, Berwick, LA, was arrested on October 5, 2018, at 8:22 am for issuing worthless checks and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of disobeying a traffic light, operating a vehicle without a drivers license, and failure to honor written promise to appear.

A corrections deputy was made aware of an active warrant for Thomas who was in visitation at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. The deputy made contact with Thomas and arrested her on said warrant.   Thomas was booked and incarcerated. No bail was set.

 

Alton St. Julien, 43, 109 Nita Street, New Iberia, LA, was arrested on October 5, 2018, at 1:25 pm on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of speeding (2x), driving under suspension (2x), and possession of alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles.

A transportation deputy transported St. Julien from another agency to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. St. Julien was booked and incarcerated. St. Julien was released on a $4,000 bond.

 

Brenda Robertson, 75, 815 Taft Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 5, 2018, at 2:37 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and operating without a driver’s license on person.  

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to Southeast Boulevard in reference to a two-vehicle crash. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Robertson and learned of a warrant for her arrest. Robertson was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

 

Rigoberto Nolasco-Reyes, 34, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 6, 2018, at 1:17 pm for driving while intoxicated, switched license plates, failure to secure registration, and no drivers license.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a location on Highway 317 to assist with a traffic stop. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Reyes who was sitting in his vehicle with an open container of alcoholic beverage. The deputy smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from Reyes’ person. The deputy conducted field sobriety and Reyes performed poorly. Reyes was transported to the Franklin Police Department for chemical testing. The testing showed Reyes’ blood alcohol level at 0.254%g. Reyes was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $3,250.

 

Earnest Harris, Jr., 42, 115 Lori Lane, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 6, 2018, at 7:34 pm for battery-simple.

Deputies patrolling Amelia were dispatched to a local business in Amelia in reference to a battery complaint. Upon arriving at the business, the deputy made contact with the victim who said that Harris had hit the victim with his fist. Deputies located Harris near Friendship Alley and arrested him. Harris was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $2,500.

 

Tommy Carsons, Sr., 47, 519 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 6, 2018, at 8:32 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.

Deputies patrolling the area of Franklin were dispatched to a residence on Martin Luther King, Boulevard in reference to serving a protective order.  Upon arrival at the residence, the deputies made contact with Carsons. A warrants check revealed that Carsons held an active warrant for his arrest. Carsons was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $2,124.

 

Herman Sonnier, Jr., 50, 532 David Road, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 7, 2018, at 6:08 pm for criminal trespass and theft of goods (attempted).

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a local business in reference to a theft complaint.  Upon arrival at the business, the deputy made contact with store personnel who said that a male subject was observed attempting to steal merchandise. The deputy made contact with the man, identified as Sonnier.  Sonnier was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

Contact Information:
 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

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