St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 41 complaints and reports the following arrests:
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION SECTION (DETCTIVES)
Shawn Harding, 47, 1008 Peggy Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 17, 2017 at 5:23 pm for simple burglary (of a vehicle). Detectives received information of a vehicle burglary that occurred on Evergreen Avenue in Bayou Vista Saturday morning, October 14, 2017. Based on that information, detectives developed Harding as a suspect in the case. Working together with detectives of the Morgan City Police Department, investigators collected evidence that Harding stole a purse and wallet from the victim’s vehicle. Harding was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was later released on a recognizance bond.
UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION
Claiborne Sauce, 46, 117 Taryn Lane, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 17, 2017 at 8:31 pm for disturbing the peace (intoxicated) and remaining where forbidden. Deputies responded to a call for service regarding a disturbance at a residence in Ricohoc. While speaking with Sauce at the location, deputies smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage on him and observed other indicators of impairment. Deputies also learned that Sauce refused to leave the home after being asked to do so by the resident. Sauce was transported to the St. Mary parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Walter Fowler, 54, 516 Fifth Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 18, 2017 at 10:51 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of Schedule I drugs. A correctional deputy transported Fowler from the Iberia Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Bridgette Jackson, 25, 124 Welch Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 18, 2017 at 11:57 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of a Legend Drug without a prescription, possession of promethazine, possession of diazepam, possession of marijuana 2nd offense, possession of drug paraphernalia, and improper lane usage. Jackson was also booked on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of codeine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A correctional deputy transported Jackson from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $35,000.
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