St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 46 complaints and reports the following arrests:
NARCOTICS & MARINE SECTIONS
Joseph Scott, 41, 5659 Highway 77, Chiply, FL was arrested on October 24, 2017 at 9:21 pm on a Dickson County, TN warrant for abuse of corpse. Detectives of the St. Mary Sheriff’s Office Narcotics and Marine Sections assisted US Customs and Border Patrol agents in boarding a vessel in the Atchafalaya River to apprehend Scott, a wanted fugitive from Tennessee. Scott was taken into custody without incident and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking and extradition.
UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION
Chares Nerve, 35, 829 Louise Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 24, 2017 at 3:13 am for speeding and operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy traveling on US Highway 90 in Bayou Vista observed a vehicle moving at 60 miles per hour in a posted 45 miles per hour zone. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and found that the driver, Nerve, was operating the vehicle with a suspended license. Nerve was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018.
Ted Borne, 55, 410 LA Highway 317, Centerville, LA was arrested on October 24, 2017 at 5:39 am for no motor vehicle insurance, careless operation of a motor vehicle, and no driver’s license. A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a vehicle in a ditch on LA Highway 182 in Baldwin. The deputy spoke with the driver, Borne, and found that he was driving without a license or insurance. Borne was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018.
Kelvin Matthews, 26, 306 Tallowood Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 25, 2017 at 11:54 pm for the following offenses:
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Illegal carrying of a weapon
A deputy patrolling Baldwin observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Martin Luther King Road and conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, Matthews, the deputy smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. During the investigation, the deputy located marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a pair of brass knuckles. Matthews was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $3,750.
Rachel Killingsworth, 24, 500 Wise Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on October 24, 2017 at 10:45 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of marijuana, careless operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional deputy located the active warrant for Killingsworth’s arrest. Bail is set at $750.
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