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Arrest Report- June 26, 2019

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

 

Kneeko Joseph Domangue, 28, 214 Cascade Dr., Houma, La., was arrested on June 25, 2019, at 3:25 pm on (3) warrants for failure to appear on the charges of contributing to the delinquency of juveniles (x2), and theft.

Domangue was transported from the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the active warrants. No bail has been set.

 

Gregory Joseph Mitchell, 60, 2334 Chitimacha Trail, Charenton, La., was arrested on June 25, 2019, at 10:41 pm for license plate lights required, possession of schedule II drugs (crack cocaine), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy was patrolling the area of Picket St. in Charenton, La. when he observed a vehicle without properly operating license plate lights. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Mitchell. During the investigation, drugs were located inside the vehicle. Mitchell was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

Male Juvenile, 17, was arrested on June 26, 2019, at 12:06 am for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy assisting with a traffic stop near Saturn Rd. in Bayou Vista made contact with the driver of the vehicle, identified as a male juvenile. During the investigation, drugs were located inside the vehicle. The juvenile was issued a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Irvin Michael Raheem Williams, 25, 44155 South Baptiste Rd., Hammond, La., was arrested on June 26, 2019, at 6:07 am for simple assault.

Deputies were dispatched to a local business in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant and a witness. During the investigation, Williams was identified as the suspect. Williams was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

Illyssa Fangue, 26, 105 Jordin Ln., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 25, 2019, at 9:39 pm on the following charges:

Obstruction of justice Possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS Possession of schedule II drugs with the intent to distribute (methamphetamine) Possession of schedule I drugs with the intent to distribute (marijuana) Violation of CDS law in a drug-free zone Possession of schedule I drugs (MDMA) Possession of drug paraphernalia

John J. Demarco, 29, 105 Jordin Ln., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 25, 2019, at 9:39 pm on the following charges:

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (5 counts) Possession of a firearm in the presence of CDS Possession of schedule II drugs with the intent to distribute (methamphetamine) Possession of schedule I drugs with the intent to distribute (marijuana) Violation of CDS law in a drug-free zone Possession of schedule I drugs (MDMA) Possession of drug paraphernalia Illegal possession of a stolen firearm

Narcotics detectives along with the SMPSO patrol section executed a search warrant at 105 Jordin Lane in Bayou Vista, La. During the search of the residence, narcotics detectives located firearms and drugs. The residence is located less than 2,000 feet from a school, church, and a park. Demarco and Fangue were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

 

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Arrest Report- June 25, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Ashlea Jeanette Rassat Gaudet, 34, 1683 Hwy. 317, Centerville, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 9:04 am on a warrant for telephone calls-harassment.

Gaudet turned herself in on the active warrant at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse. Gaudet was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Gaudet was released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Norma Thompson Simon, 40, 803 Lovette St., Franklin, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 10:41 pm for possession of marijuana.

A deputy was patrolling the area of Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway in Charenton, La. when he observed a vehicle without an operating passenger headlamp. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver and the passenger, identified as Simon. During the investigation, drugs were found. Simon was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

Jadi Guerrero Williams, 30, 101 Southwest Rd., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 6:47 pm on a warrant for the following charges:

Possession of schedule 1 CDS (marijuana) Possession of schedule II CDS (cocaine) Violation of CDS law in a drug-free zone (church, school, park) Illegal use of CDS in the presence of a juvenile

Narcotics detectives located Williams at her residence on the active warrant. Williams was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

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Sheriff Announces Personnel Transfers at SMPSO

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith Announces Personnel Transfers

Sheriff Blaise W. Smith announces personnel transfers within the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office designed to improve the efficiency of the agency. 

Captain Gil Blanchard will be promoted to the rank of Major and will be assigned to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center as Warden. Major Blanchard began his law enforcement career in 1993 and has experience in patrol, investigations, narcotics, and Special Response Team. He was currently supervising the work of detectives, juvenile detectives, school resource officers, and evidence custodians.  

Detective Jeremy Greene will be promoted to the rank of Captain and will be assigned as Patrol Commander. Captain Greene brings 25 years of law enforcement experience to his new position, including patrol, narcotics, and investigations experience.

Captain Nick Rogers will be assigned to lead the Investigations Section.

Agent Eddie Gay will temporarily be assigned to the Investigations Section as a detective, filling the spot left by Jeremy Greene.

Paul Scott and Bruce Clifton will be assigned to new positions at the L.E.C.

“More positive changes to the Sheriff’s Office will be made in the future, as we streamline the department to better serve the citizens of St. Mary Parish,” said Sheriff Smith of the transfers.

The personnel changes are effective today, Monday, June 24.

 

                       

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Arrest Report- June 24, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 101 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Juan Ramirez Torres, Jr., 30, 195 Stacy St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 12:08 pm on (3) warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

possession of methamphetamine (under 2 grams) possession/distribution/sale of a legend drug without a prescription Possession of marijuana Probation Violation Contempt of court (x3)

A deputy was dispatched to the area of Grandwood Apartments in Patterson, La. in reference to a welfare check. Upon arrival, the deputy observed a subject, later identified as Torres, flee into the woods. Torres was apprehended a short time later and the deputy was informed by dispatch that Torres held an active warrant for his arrest. Torres was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

Robert L. Robertson, Jr., 50, 821 Henkle St., Jeanerette, La., was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 1:44 pm on (3) warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

Speeding (x2) Driving under suspension Operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled (x2) Disobey traffic light

Robertson was transported from Jeanerette Police Department to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the active warrants. Bail has been set at $7,250.

 

Tyler Anthony Courville, 29, 200 Mark Ln., Lafayette, La., was arrested on June 21, 2009, at 7:29 pm for driving under suspension.

A deputy was dispatched to the area on Hwy. 90 near the Baldwin, La. exit in reference to a reckless driver. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Courville. The deputy was advised through dispatch that Courville’s driver’s license was suspended. Courville was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Kiamani A. Beasley, 33, 422 Joseph St., Baton Rouge, La., was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 8:18 pm for driving under suspension and speeding 16 to 19 mph.

A deputy was stationary on Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Beasley. The deputy was advised by dispatch that her license was suspended. Beasley was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Edward Beasley, 65, 422 Joseph St., Baton Rouge, La., was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 8:39 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of driving while intoxicated.

A deputy conducting a traffic stop made contact with Beasley and was advised through dispatch of an active warrant for his arrest. Beasley was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on his own recognizance.

 

Samantha Nicole Johnson, 32, 3600 Shannon Dr., Moore, OK., was arrested on June 22, 2019, at 3:18 am for domestic abuse battery, child desertion, and disturbing the peace intoxicated.

Jason Dean Wagnon, 39, 3600 Shannon Dr., Moore, OK., was arrested on June 22, 2019, at 3:18 am for disturbing the peace intoxicated.

Deputies were dispatched to a local business in Amelia, La. in reference to a report of a possible abducted child. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the Johnson and Wagnon. During the investigation, the deputies learned that an infant child had been left alone by Johnson. Johnson and Wagnon were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Wagnon was released on a summons to appear on September 26, 2019. No bail has been set for Johnson.

 

Cletis Tinh Viet Vu, 36, 2401 Lake Palourde Rd., Amelia, La., was arrested on June 22, 2019, at 8:24 pm for stop signs and yield signs, and driving under suspension.

A deputy was stationary at the corner of Delmar St. and Southeast Blvd. in Bayou Vista when he observed a vehicle fail to stop at the intersection. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Viet Vu. The deputy was advised through dispatch Viet Vu was driving with a suspended driver’s license. Viet Vu was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Denodia Keitra Toussaint, 41, 113 Eighth St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on June 22, 2019, at 9:14 pm on the charges of possession of schedule II drugs (x2) and possession of a legend drug without a prescription and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of issuing worthless checks.

A deputy was patrolling the area of Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway in Baldwin, La. when he observed a vehicle swerve to avoid a subject walking extremely close to the roadway. The deputy made contact with the subject, identified as Toussaint. The deputy was advised through dispatch that Toussaint held an active warrant for her arrest. During the investigation, drugs and drug paraphernalia were located. Toussaint was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

John Michael Barone, 26, 232 S L St., Lake Worth, FL., was arrested on June 23, 2019, at 12:15 am on the following charges:

Driving while intoxicated – 1st offense Aggravated flight from an officer Reckless operation no accident No headlights Obstruction of justice

Deputies responded to the area of Hwy. 90 in Amelia, La. in reference to a vehicle traveling westbound in the eastbound lane without any working headlights. After a short pursuit, deputies were able to conduct a traffic stop and make contact with the driver, identified as Barone. While deputies were speaking with Barone, they could smell the odor of alcoholic beverage emitting from his person. The deputies conducted field sobriety in which Barone performed poorly. Barone was transported to the Berwick Police Department for chemical testing on the Intoxilyzer 9000, which he refused. Barone was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail has been set at $3,250.

 

Jacob Wilson Zirlott, 35, 224 Oneida St., Charenton, La., was arrested on June 23, 2019, at 3:36 am for obstruction of justice, possession of marijuana – 2nd offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy was traveling westbound on Hwy. 182 near Main St. in Franklin, La. when he observed a subject riding a bike. The deputy made contact with the subject, identified as Zirlott. During the investigation, drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in a book sack Zirlott was carrying. Zirlott was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail has been set at $1,500.

 

Jonathan James Russo, 30, 213 Charenton, Rd., Baldwin, La., was arrested on June 23, 2019, at 11:17 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery – felony.

A deputy working an unrelated complaint made contact with Russo, who held an active warrant for his arrest. Russo was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $2,500.

 

Terry Lynn Lewis, Jr., 33, 5708 Jefferson Island Rd., New Iberia, La., was arrested on June 23, 2019, at 2:01 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the following charges:

DWI – 1st offense Careless operation of a motor vehicle Failure to dim lights –  for oncoming traffic Operating a vehicle without properly lit lamps for conditions Operating a vehicle without proper required equipment

 Lewis brought in to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on a bond surrender and was booked and incarcerated. Bail has been set at $1,500.

 

Roderick Vaughn Dominick, 21, 1123 Highway 83, Franklin, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 12:35 am on the following charges:

Speeding Driving under suspension Possession of a legend drug without a prescription Switched license plate/stolen license plate No insurance

A deputy was sitting stationary on Ralph Darden when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.  The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Dominick. Through the stop, the deputy learned that the license plate was registered to a different vehicle, Dominick’s driver’s license was suspended, and no insurance was secured on the vehicle. Dominick was arrested and released on a summons to appear on September 26, 2019.

 

Bethany Rose White, 22, 907 Belanger Street, Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 5:02 am for the following charges:

Driver must be licensed Expired license plate Possession of drug paraphernalia Possession of methamphetamines Possession of schedule II drugs

A deputy patrolling the area of Bayou Vista was dispatched to Clarke Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle complaint.  Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with an off duty Patterson Police Department officer who stated that he observed a vehicle constantly passing with the lights off. Shortly after, the deputy observed a vehicle matching the description and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, White. During the stop, drugs and drug paraphernalia were found.  White was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

Tyler Andrew Wilson, 46, 153 Nini Lane, Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 24, 2019, at 3:18 am on (3) warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

possession of clonazepam (x2) possession of drug paraphernalia (x2) possession of methamphetamine (x2) violation of uniform CDS law in a drug-free zone possession of oxycodone possession of testosterone cypionate possession of subutex possession of alprazolam

A deputy patrolling the area of Bayou Vista made contact with Wilson, who held active warrants for his arrest.  Wilson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  Bail was set at $18,500.

 

Teresa Jennings, 33, 271 Grandwood St., Patterson, La., was arrested on June 23, 2019, at 10:47 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of direct contempt, obedience to officers and traffic signs, and failure to honor written promise to appear.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista responded to a minor traffic incident and made contact with Jennings. Through the investigation, the deputy was advised by dispatch of an active warrant for Jennings’ arrest.  Jennings was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. She was later released on a $350 bond.

 

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Arrest Report- June 21, 2019

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

 

Melissa Katherine Dupre, 29, 173 Anderson Ln., Jeanerette, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 12:58 pm on two warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

Operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled (x2) Improper lane usage Speeding 70/55.

A deputy was patrolling the area of Hwy. 318 in Jeanerette, La. when he observed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Dupre. The deputy was advised through dispatch that Dupre held active warrants for her arrest. Dupre was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail has been set at $4,000.

 

Titanesia McDaniel Clarkston, 37, 1200 Front St. # 7, Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 3:41 pm for driving under suspension.

A deputy was dispatched to a local business in Centerville, La. in reference to a possible theft. A short time later, the deputy located the suspect’s vehicle and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Clarkston and was advised through dispatch that she was driving under suspension. Clarkston was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Vyonca Salazar, 55, 161 Andres St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 4:15 pm on two warrants for failure to appear on the charge of leash law violation (x2).

A deputy made contact with Salazar while investigating an unrelated complaint. The deputy was advised through dispatch that Salazar held active warrants for her arrest. Salazar was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. She was released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Dustin James Vaughn, 42, 329 Clark Rd., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 5:46 pm for disturbing the peace by language, battery on a police officer (x2), and resisting a police officer with force or violence (x3).

Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to a welfare concern. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Vaughn. While speaking with deputies, Vaughn became irate and began to use foul language towards the deputies. As deputies attempted to take Vaughn into custody, he physically resisted. Vaughn was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail has been set at $5,000.

 

Male Juvenile, 16, was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 12:53 am for criminal mischief.

A deputy was patrolling the Baldwin, La. area when he observed a vehicle with no license plate lights. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the juvenile driver. The deputy learned through dispatch the juvenile held an active warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and later released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Tyron Lamar Charles, 18, 301 Branch St., Baldwin, La., was arrested on June 21, 2019, at 1:00 am for illegal carrying of a weapon.

A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operating without any license plate lights in the Baldwin, La. area. During the stop, the deputy learned a rear passenger of the vehicle, identified as Charles, had a gun in his front pocket. Charles was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $1,000.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

Nathan Rollins, 23, 113 Diane Ln., Patterson, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 4:27 pm on a warrant for the charges of:

Resisting an officer Possession of methamphetamine Obstruction of justice Violation of CDS in a drug-free zone

and on the additional charges of:

No driver’s license Possession of a firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a felon (x2) Possession of counterfeit CDS with the intent to distribute (38 grams)

 

Chad Ross, 26, 1708 East Garber St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 4:27 pm for:

Possession of counterfeit CDS with the intent to distribute (38 grams) Possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS Possession of a firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a felon (x2)  Resisting an officer

Narcotics detectives were patrolling the area of Federal Ave. in Morgan City, La. when they observed a vehicle with a cracked windshield. Narcotics detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Rollins, and a passenger, Ross. During the investigation, detectives located drugs and firearms inside the vehicle. Rollins and Ross were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail has been set for Ross at $150,000. No bail has been set for Rollins.

 

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Arrest Report- June 20, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Janet Lavern Melancon, 60, 2328 Wilson Ln., Patterson, La., was arrested on June 19, 2019, at 7:28 am for possession of schedule II drugs (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies were dispatched to the area of Wilson Lane in Patterson, La. in reference to a medical complaint. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Melancon. After further investigation, drugs were located inside the vehicle. Melancon was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

Claude Moses Charlot III, 25, 710 Leonard St. C, Patterson, La., was arrested on June 19, 2019, at 11:56 am for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and criminal trespass.

Deputies were dispatched to Vista Village Lane in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to an unauthorized entry complaint. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the complainant, who had observed a man at a residence who was not a resident of the home. During the investigation, Charlot was identified as the suspect. Charlot was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $1,000.

 

 

Lloyd Michael Jones, 51, 1038 Ciro St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 19, 2019, at 7:59 pm for driving on roadway laned for traffic and driving under suspension.

Deputies were traveling east on Hwy. 90 near Centerville, La. when they observed a vehicle cross the yellow line then proceed back into the left lane. The deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Jones. The deputies were advised through dispatch he was driving under suspension. Jones was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Cornetta Davis, 24, 230 Mitchell St., Franklin, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 2:08 am for improper lane usage, no child restraint, and driving under suspension.

Deputies were traveling on Irish Bend Rd. in Franklin, La. when they observed a vehicle cross the center line and swerve back into the proper lane. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Davis. During the stop, the deputies observed a juvenile that was not properly restrained inside the vehicle. They were also advised through dispatch that Davis was driving under suspension. Davis was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

K-9 Section

Matthew Ryan Oquain, 29, 308 Carol Rd. B, Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 19, 2019, at 7:41 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled and speeding 22/15 in a school zone and for the following new charges:

Possession of drug paraphernalia Possession of marijuana Possession of schedule II drugs Proper equipment required on vehicles Driving under suspension No tail lights Possession of methamphetamines

Deputies were traveling on Southeast Blvd. toward Middle Rd. in Bayou Vista, La. when they observed a vehicle without a passenger side mirror and without an operating driver side tail light. The deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Oquain. During the stop, K-9 Vickie arrived on the scene and was deployed. After showing an odor response to the vehicle, the deputies located drugs inside the vehicle. The deputies were advised through dispatch that he held active warrant for his arrest and that his driver’s license was suspended. Oquain was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

 

Laqwajhia Melisa Bourgeois, 21, 1325 Federal Ave., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 2:01 am for driving on right side of road; exceptions, possession of a legend drug without a prescription, and possession of schedule IV drugs.

Casey Chantel Chenevert, 22, 3522 Hwy. 182 Lot #12, Berwick, La., was arrested on June 20, 2019, at 2:01 am for possession of marijuana.

A deputy with the K9 division was patrolling the area of Hwy. 90 eastbound near Delmar Ave. in Bayou Vista, La. when he observed a vehicle traveling in the left lane of travel. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and contact was made with the driver, identified as Bourgeois, and the passenger, identified as Chenevert. During the stop, consent to search the vehicle was denied by Bourgeois and K-9 Vickie was deployed. After showing an odor response to the vehicle, the deputies located drugs inside the vehicle. Both were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Chenevert was released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019. No bail has been set for Bourgeois.

 

 

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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

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Marine Report- June 20, 2019

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 7-day reporting period, the Marine Section of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the following incident:

Stranded Vessel:  June 15, 3:30 pm, Lake Palourde. 

Deputies with the Marine Section were contacted by dispatch in reference to a stranded boater on Lake Palourde.

Deputies made contact with the boater by phone and learned that the boat was having motor problems and was drifting on Lake Palourde.  The boater provided deputies with coordinates to his location.

Deputies launched the SMPSO Marine Patrol Vessel (SM2) and traveled to the location and made contact with the boater and one passenger. The boat was towed back to the Lake End Park boat launch without incident and the deputies helped the boater load the boat onto its trailer.

 

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Arrest Report- June 19, 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:

 

Frankie Gerard Clark, 35, 149 Friendship Ln., Amelia, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 10:31 am for

Possession of schedule II drugs Possession of schedule I drugs Possession of marijuana Possession of drug paraphernalia Warrant from Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department for simple burglary.

Deputies were called to Amelia, La. to assist the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office in reference to an investigation involving a burglary. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with Clark. After further investigation, drugs were located inside his vehicle. Clark was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

Leonard Allen Yarborough, 57, 115 Cane Rd., Bayou Vista, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 5:45 pm for theft and criminal trespass.

Daniel Michael Elliot, 20, 115 Cane Rd., Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 18, 20019, at 5:45 pm for theft and criminal trespass.

Deputies were called to a local business in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to a theft. During the investigation, it was learned Yarborough and Elliot were observed committing a theft. Deputies spoke with business personnel who stated that both were barred from the property. Yarborough and Elliot were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail on Yarborough has been set at $5,000. Bail on Elliot has been set at $3,500.

 

Rogena Sons Hartley, 46, 2165 River Rd., Berwick, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 7:34 pm for expired license plate and driving under suspension.

A deputy patrolling the area of Adams St. and Third St. in Franklin, La. when he observed a vehicle with an expired license plate. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Hartley. Through the stop, the deputy learned that she was driving with a suspended license. Hartley was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Shelli Lynn Trahan, 39, 226 Gina Dr., Duson, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 10:45 pm for no headlights and driving under suspension.

A deputy was traveling on Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway towards Hwy. 182 in Baldwin, La. when he observed a vehicle without an operating passenger headlight. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Trahan. The deputy was informed by dispatch that she was driving under suspension. Trahan was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

Brian Keith James, Jr., 39, 813 ½ Iberia St., Franklin, La., was arrested on June 19, 2019, at 2:31 am for no license plate light and driving under suspension.

A deputy was traveling on Ralph Darden Memorial Parkway when he observed a vehicle without an operating license plate light. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as James. The deputy was informed by dispatch that he was driving under suspension. James was arrested and released on a summons to appear in court on September 26, 2019.

 

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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

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Arrest Leads to Seizure of Meth and Counterfeit Money

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith announces arrest and seizure of Methamphetamine and counterfeit money

 

Joshua Barr, 36, 2700 Ambassador Caffrey, Lafayette, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 7:55 pm on the following charges:

Improper lane usage Driving under suspension Possession of schedule II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute Monetary instrument abuse ($16,135.00)

On Tuesday, June 18, Detectives with the SMPSO Narcotics Section were conducting proactive criminal patrol on US Highway 90 in the Bayou Vista area. While patrolling, they observed a vehicle cross over the solid white line of the J-Turn near Phoenix International. They conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Barr, and a passenger.

During the stop, Morgan City Police Department K9 “Lady” was called to the scene and was deployed. After showing an odor response to the vehicle, the detectives found about 64 grams of methamphetamine and counterfeit currency. The detectives learned that Barr’s driver’s license was suspended ant the meth was destined for the Morgan City area.  Barr was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.

 

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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

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Arrest Report- June 18, 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:

 

Somoa Kenyatta Scott, Jr., 22, 702 Hilda Street, Morgan City, La., was arrested on June 17, 2019, at 11:10 am on three warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

Obstruction of justice by tampering with evidence Illegal use, consumption, possession, or distribution of CDS in the presence of persons under age 17 Possession of drug paraphernalia Violation of uniform CDS law in a drug-free zone Possession of marijuana Possession of synthetic cannabinoids with intent to distribute Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute Possession of firearm or carrying of concealed weapon by convicted felon Illegal use/possession/control of weapons

A booking deputy made contact with Scott when he was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from another jurisdiction. Scott was arrested on the outstanding warrants and incarcerated. No bail has been set.

 

Jimmy Jackson, Jr., 42, 386 Monarch Drive, Houma, La., was arrested on June 17, 2019, at 12:17 pm for theft of goods.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a local business. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke with business personnel who stated that a man entered the business with no merchandise, then selected an item and returned the item to receive a refund. The deputy made contact with the man, identified as Jackson, outside the business.  Jackson was arrested and released on a summons to appear on September 26, 2019.

 

Mary Edwards, 27, 1402 Live Oak Street, Patterson, La., was arrested on June 17, 2019, at 10:12 pm for driving under suspension.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson observed a vehicle make a turn without using a proper signal.  The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Edwards. Through the stop, the deputy learned that Edwards’ driver’s license was suspended. Edwards was arrested and released on a summons to appear on September 26, 2019.

 

Elizabeth Businelle Jones, 56, 108 Feltermin Street, Patterson, La., was arrested on June 18, 2019, at 12:11 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of disturbing the peace by appearing in an intoxicated condition.

A deputy patrolling the area of Highway 182 near Ricohoc Drive observed a vehicle with an inoperable headlamp.  The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Jones. Through the stop, the deputy learned that Jones held an active warrant for her arrest. Jones was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail 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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