St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 42 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Todd Martin, 52, 130 Rose Lane, Centerville, LA was arrested on July 19, 2017 at 10:25 am for no license plate, no driver’s license on person, and no motor vehicle insurance. A deputy observed a vehicle traveling on LA Highway 182 in Centerville with no visible license plate and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy found that the driver, Martin, did not have a driver’s license with him and that the vehicle he was driving did not have insurance. Martin was released on a summons to appear in court on October 11, 2017.
Tanya Authement, 45, 8001 LA Highway 182, Morgan City, LA was arrested on July 19, 2017 at 3:04 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy located Authement at her residence on the warrant and transported her to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Michael Ledet, 55, 226 East 36th Street, Cut Off, LA was arrested on July 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm on 2 Lafourche Parish warrants for failure to appear on the charge of driving while intoxicated and failure to appear on the charge of speeding. A deputy was contacted by US Customs Enforcement Agents who advised that Ledet was being detained on the Lafourche warrants in Amelia. The deputy transported Ledet to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Bryan Wright, 43, 124 Ponderosa Lane, Grey, LA was arrested on July 19, 2017 at 5:07 pm for violation of a protective order and on 2 warrants for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of probation. A deputy investigating a complaint at a residence in Patterson came into contact with Wright. Through investigation, the deputy found evidence that Wright threatened a female victim by telephone in violation of a court order. The deputy also located the active warrants for his arrest. Wright was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Amanda Lacoste, 33, 108 Enterprise Avenue, Patterson, LA was arrested on July 19, 2017 at 8:01 am on a warrant for simple battery. In June, a deputy responded to a report of a battery outside of a business in Bayou Vista. The deputy collected evidence that Lacoste struck a female victim. A warrant was issued for Lacoste’s arrest. A deputy located Lacoste at her residence and transported her to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Lacoste was released on a $2,500 bond.
Seth Martin, 25, 2614 Fourth Street, Berwick, LA was arrested on July 20, 2017 at 8:28 pm for possession of marijuana and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery. While investigating a separate complaint in Baldwin, a deputy spoke with Martin and located the active warrant for his arrest. While searching Martin, the deputy located a burnt marijuana cigarette in his pocket. Martin was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Terence Charles, 24, 328 Third Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 20, 2017 at 2:01 am for the following offenses:
- Resisting an officer
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana) with intent to distribute
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Proper bicycle equipment required
- Violation of a uniform controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
A deputy observed a subject traveling by bike with no visible lights on Sterling Road in Franklin and initiated a traffic stop. The male subject fled through the Franklin City Recreation Park. The deputy located the subject walking near a residence on Circle Drive. When the deputy ordered the subject to stop, he continued to flee on foot. The deputy apprehended the subject and identified him as Charles. During an investigation, Charles was found to be in possession of marijuana, a marijuana cigarette, rolling papers, and other items of drug paraphernalia. Charles was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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