St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 48-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 61 complaints and reports the following arrests:
UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION
Bryan Paul, 26, 10699 Highway 182, Franklin, LA was arrested on October31, 2017 at 8:38 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana0 and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy monitoring traffic on US Highway 90 in Calumet observed a vehicle traveling 69 miles per hour in a posted 55 miles per hour zone. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Paul. While speaking with him, the deputy observed a glass pipe in Paul’s pocket. The deputy received consent to search the vehicle and found a small amount of marijuana and a grinder. Paul was released on a summons to appear in court on January 3, 2018. Paul was also cited for the speeding violation.
Scott Mayon, 46, 106 Mayon Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on November 1, 2017 at 4:31 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal damage to property. A deputy patrolling Amelia observed Mayon on the side of the road and stopped to speak with him. The deputy located the active warrant for his arrest and transported Mayon to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $3,500.
Krystal Meranta, 28, 206 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on November 1, 2017 at 12:53 pm for theft and on 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods and the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy investigating a shoplifting case at a store in Bayou Vista collected evidence that Meranta attempted to leave the store without paying for items she concealed in a backpack. The deputy also located the outstanding warrants for her arrest. Meranta was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $6,500.
Clarence Kelly, 47, 1041 Grace Street, Siracusaville, LA was arrested on November 1, 2017 at 4:25 pm for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and resisting an officer.
Mary Griffin, 48, 1363 St. Joseph Street, Siracusaville, LA was arrested on November 1, 2017 at 4:25 pm for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Deputies responded to a call for service about an unauthorized entry of a home from a resident in Siracusaville. Deputies went into the home and located Kelly and Griffin inside. The suspects entered the property without the permission of the resident. As the deputy detained Kelly, he attempted to pull away. Following the investigation, Kelly and Griffin were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Blake Alexander, Sr., 29, 201 Main Street, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on November 1, 2017 at 6:12 pm for violation of the parish leash law. A deputy investigating an animal complaint found that Alexander’s dog entered onto private property and bit 2 victims. The dog was retrieved by a St. Mary Parish Animal Control Officer for monitoring. Alexander was released on a summons to appear in court on February 7, 2018.
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