St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 36 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Brian Turner, Jr., 29, 146 Kemper Road, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 17, 2017 at 3:47 pm on 3 warrants from Baldwin Police for criminal trespass, unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, and simple battery. A deputy located Turner at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin on the warrants and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $23,500.
Jared Cowart, 31, 3187 Highway 87, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm for the following offenses:
- Careless operation of a motor vehicle
- No insurance
- Operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license
- Hit and run driving
- No license plate
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family
A deputy investigated a single vehicle crash that occurred on LA Highway 87 in Charenton around 4:00 pm July 17, 2017. The deputy collected evidence that the driver, Cowart, fled the scene on foot after losing control of the vehicle and traveling off the roadway and into a sugarcane field. Cowart returned to the scene after being advised to do so by the deputy through a third party. The deputy also located the active warrants for his arrest. Following the crash investigation, the deputy transported Cowart to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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