St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 44 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Esther Anslum, 24, 145 Higgins Lane, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on February 1, 2018 at 1:01 pm for violation of the parish Pitbull ordinance. A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a Pitbull dog on the loose in a neighborhood in Jeanerette. The deputy located the animal at the owner’s residence. During the investigation, the deputy collected evidence that Anslum was in violation of the parish ordinance governing the keeping of Pitbull dogs. Anslum was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.
Susan Price, 58, 118 Sunrise Court, Houma, LA was arrested on February 2, 2018 at 11:51 pm for stop signs and yield signs violation and operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy patrolling Vermillion Bay Lane in Cypremort Point observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Price. During the investigation, the deputy found that Price was driving with a license that was suspended. Price was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.
Lynn Lovell, Jr., 44 607 C Hamm Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on February 1, 2018 at 4:03 pm for the following offenses:
- Brake lights required
- Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
Joaquima Brown, 23, 402 Martin Luther King, Franklin, LA was arrested on February 1, 2018 at 4:01 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana).
Narcotics detectives patrolling Franklin observed a vehicle with no functioning brake lights and conducted a traffic stop on O’Neal Chube Street. Detectives identified the driver as Lovell and a passenger as Brown. While speaking with the occupants, detectives smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the car. After receiving consent to search, detectives found methamphetamine and marijuana on Lovell and marijuana on Brown. Detectives then conducted a search of the car and located marijuana, a marijuana cigarette, and a glass pipe used for smoking methamphetamine. Lovell was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $100,250. Brown was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.
Derrick Lovely, 41, 219 Southeast Boulevard, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on February 1, 2018 at 6:55 pm for the following offenses:
- Turning movements and required signals violation
- 2 counts resisting an officer with violence
- Obstruction of justice
- Stop signs and yield signs violation
- Driving on roadway laned for traffic violation (improper lane usage)
- Driver’s license required
Narcotics detectives patrolling Bayou Vista saw Lovely driving a vehicle on Southeast Boulevard. Detectives knew Lovely did not have a license to drive. They also observed that he failed to signal several turns. Detectives initiated a traffic stop. Lovely refused to pull over and continued to drive into a parking lot off Anthony Street and onto US Highway 90 nearly crashing into another vehicle. Lovely was forced to stop because of traffic in the area. A detective then observed Lovely place a bag of suspected illegal drugs in his mouth. Detectives ordered Lovely to exit the vehicle multiple times. Lovely refused. Detectives then removed Lovely from the vehicle. Lovely then attempted to forcefully pull away from detectives before being detained. Following the investigation, Lovely was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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