St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last -hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 46 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Darien Mitchell, 20, 1302 Adrian Street, Apt. #127, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 23, 2017 at 7:09 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana). Narcotics detectives patrolling the Franklin area observed a vehicle traveling on Willow Street without any headlights. Detectives conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the occupants, detectives smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the car. They received consent to search the vehicle and located marijuana on a passenger seat where Mitchell was sitting. Mitchell was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018.
Matthew Miller, 23, 512 Marshall Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 23, 2017 at 4:27 pm on 2 warrants for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of drug court. Miller turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin and was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $200,000.
Tonya Conner, 35, 156 Derek Street, Pierre Part, LA was arrested on October 23, 2017 at 7:52 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Conner turned herself in at the St. Mary parish Law Enforcement Center. Conner was released on a recognizance bond.
Zackery Conde, 38, 3425 LA Highway 87, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 24, 2017 at 1:21 am on warrant for probation violation and on a 2013 warrant for 2 counts improper lane usage, aggravated flight from an officer, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a police officer, resisting an officer with force or violence, hit and run driving, and criminal trespass. The warrant was issued after a September 2013 investigation into the unauthorized use of a vehicle. Deputies located the suspect, Conde, driving the vehicle on LA Highway 87 and initiated a traffic stop. Conde drove off the highway and onto a dirt road where he came to a stop. A deputy ordered him to exit the vehicle. Conde accelerated toward the deputy. Conde then drove back onto the highway and then onto another dirt road where he crashed the vehicle and fled on foot. Deputies obtained a warrant for his arrest. Conde was booked into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from an out of parish jurisdiction. No bail is set.
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