St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 34 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Alvin Robinson, Jr., 43, 905 ½ Clothilde Street, Morgan City, LA was additionally charged on August 2, 2017 at 1:08 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of angling without a license. Robinson was already incarcerated at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center when a correctional officer received the active warrant. No bail is set.
Albert Soto, 57, 104 Marin Lane, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 2, 2017 at 4:28 pm for theft. A detective investigated the theft of an air compressor motor from outside of a business in Patterson. Working with the business, the detective developed information about a suspect vehicle and located the vehicle at a residence in Patterson. Through investigation, the detective collected evidence that Soto stole the item. The detective located him at a business in Morgan City. After speaking with Soto at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City, he was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Soto was released after posting a $3,000 bond. The detective recovered the stolen air compressor motor from Soto’s residence and will return it to the business.
Herman Delco, 35, 1331 Odile Lane, Amelia, LA was arrested on August 2, 2017 at 2:04 pm on a warrant for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling. A deputy assigned to the Warrants Section located Delco at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin. Delco was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Jim Businelle, 58, 300 ½ Carol Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on August 3, 2017 at 12:37 am for the following offenses:
- Domestic abuse battery
- Obstruction of justice
- Possession of Schedule I (MDMA)
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
Donald Rock, Jr., 40, 606 Louisa Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on August 3, 2017 at 12:37 am for possession of Schedule I (marijuana), possession of drug paraphernalia, and vagrancy.
Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person at the Plantation Inn on Universe Road in Bayou Vista. While searching the area, a deputy located a man matching the suspicious subject’s description walking in the Place Norman Shopping Center near US Highway 90. The deputy approached the subject and observed the man reach into his pocket, take out several items, and discard them on the ground. The deputy stopped the subject, identified him as Businelle, and retrieved the objects he dropped including ecstasy pills and a small bag of marijuana. Another deputy located a subject sitting inside a parked vehicle at the motel and identified him as Rock. Rock was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of attempted possession of Schedule II (cocaine). Based on information collected by both deputies, the Morgan City Police Department’s K-9 Unit was contacted for assistance. The K-9 indicated an odor response on Rock’s vehicle and deputies located marijuana and pipes used for smoking illicit drugs. As the investigation unfolded, deputies developed information that a battery occurred at the motel. They found evidence that Businelle repeatedly struck a female victim in the face. Businelle and Rock were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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