St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 72-hour weekend reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 103 complaints and reports the following arrests:
UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION
Eugena Livas, 47, 318 Ellis Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on October 27, 2017 at 3:21 pm for theft. A deputy investigating a report of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista collected evidence that Livas, an employee, stole items on 5 separate occasions. Livas was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018.
Brandon Gaudet, 27, 112 Ledoux Circle, Patterson, LA was arrested on October 27, 2017 at 4:33 pm for resisting an officer, battery on a police officer, and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery. A deputy went to a residence in Centerville to locate Gaudet on the active warrant. The deputy found Gaudet hiding in a shed and ordered him to come out. As the suspect exited the building he swung his arm at the deputy, pushed the deputy, and attempted to flee on foot. The deputy apprehended Gaudet and subsequently transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Juvenile male, 11, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 27, 2017 at 9:20 am for simple battery. A deputy investigating a report of a battery at Centerville High School collected evidence that the juvenile male pushed the male victim who was also a juvenile to the floor. The juvenile who was taken into custody was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
Stacy Burnett, 34, 116 Camie Lane, Cypriot Point, LA was arrested on October 27, 2017 at 8:56 pm for the following offenses:
- Violation of protective orders
- Obstruction of justice
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
- Possession of Schedule IV (lorazepam)
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of simple assault
A deputy received a request to remove a subject from a residence in Cypremort Point. The deputy spoke with the subject, identified as Burnett and found that she was in violation of a protective order and had an active warrant for her arrest. The deputy also located methamphetamine and lorazepam pills in Burnett’s belongings. After transporting Burnett to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking, the deputy located 2 hypodermic needles beneath the seat of the police unit that had been checked for contraband prior to the transport. No bail is set.
Brikinya McZeal, 33, 1341 Twenty Arpent Road, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 28, 2017 at 7:12 pm for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and failure to properly signal a turn. A deputy traveling on US Highway 90 in Bayou Vista observed a vehicle changing lanes twice without signaling the maneuvers. The deputy conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, McZeal, the deputy found that she was driving with a suspended license. McZeal was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018.
Therold James, 33, 308 Teche Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 28, 2017 at 10:11 pm for remaining where forbidden. A correctional deputy contacted a patrol deputy to assist with a subject who refused to leave the booking area. The patrol deputy spoke with the subject, James, and offered him a ride to another location. James refused to leave the area and was subsequently booked. He was later released on a recognizance bond.
Derrick Parker, Sr., 41, 165 Eckart Drive, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 29, 2017 at 1:18 am for the following offenses:
- Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, 2nd offense
- Operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license
- No motor vehicle insurance
- No proof of registration in vehicle
- Obstruction of a highway of commerce
A deputy responded to a call for service about a reckless driver in the Centerville area on US Highway 90. The deputy located the suspect vehicle stopped in a lane of travel and observed the driver to be asleep at the wheel. The deputy made contact with the driver and identified him as Parker. While speaking with the man, the deputy smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and person. The deputy performed a standardized field sobriety test. Parker conducted the test poorly. The deputy also found that Parker was operating the vehicle with a suspended license and no proof of insurance. The deputy transported Parker to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Parker was released on a $7,000 bond.
Terry Sonnier, 52, 326 East 5th Street Larose, LA was arrested on October 29, 2017 at 12:58 am for simple assault and reckless operation. A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a motorist waving a gun at another motorist on US Highway 90 in the Garden City area. The deputy spoke with the subjects involved and found evidence that Sonnier used a handgun to threaten another driver. The deputy also found that Sonnier was operating his vehicle in a reckless manner during the confrontation on the roadway. Sonnier was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on a $1,500 bond.
Kyrelle Collins, 22, 5506 Leona Drive, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 29, 2017 at 8:24 pm for negligent injuring and illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities. On Sunday, October 29, 2017 deputies responded to a report of a shooting on Big Four Corners Road. Detectives investigating the case found that Collins was handling a weapon outside at a business on Big Four Corners Road when the handgun fired striking a male victim in the stomach. The victim was transported to Franklin Foundation Hospital for treatment. Collins was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Ingrid Jack, 27, 1158 Highway 83, Lot #1, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 30, 2017 at 1:20 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of direct contempt, speeding, operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, and failure to honor written promise to appear. A deputy investigating a separate complaint on LA Highway 83 came into contact with Jack and located the active warrant for her arrest. The deputy transported Jack to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $445.
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