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02/26/2018

Arrest Report - February 26, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 72-hour weekend reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 118 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Albert Vincent, Jr., 53, 135 Parker Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 5:10 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of marijuana. Vincent was transported from Iberia Parish by the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking on the warrant. Vincent was released on a $2,500 bond.

 

Brittany Martin, 29, 140 Village Lane, Morgan City, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 10:14 pm for the following offenses:

  • Child desertion
  • Possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids)
  • Misuse of toxic vapors
  • Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17
  • Contributing to the delinquency of juveniles
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

A deputy responded to a medical emergency at a residence in Amelia after St. Mary 911 received a call from a child that an adult female was in medical distress. The woman, identified as Martin, was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center for evaluation. During the deputy’s investigation, it was found that Martin smoked synthetic cannabinoids from a makeshift pipe. Martin and the child were the only two occupants in the residence at the time of the incident. The pipe used to smoke the drug was recovered from the residence. Upon her release from the hospital, Martin was taken into custody on the charges. Synthetic cannabinoids were also located on Martin’s person. Martin was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Benjamin Picard, 24, 330 Eves Street, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 3:31 am for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy stopped to assist a motorist stopped on the side of the roadway on LA Highway 182 in the Baldwin area. The deputy identified the driver as Picard, learned that he had run out of gas, and found that he was driving with a suspended license. Picard was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Shaquille Anderson, 24, 117 Barbusse Road, Scott, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 3:34 am for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy stopped to assist a motorist stopped on the side of the roadway on US Highway 90 in the Shadyside area. The deputy identified the driver as Anderson, learned that one of the vehicle’s tires went flat, and found that he was driving with a suspended license. Anderson was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Danny Savoie, 40, 1430 Prairie Road Circle, Centerville, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 5:48 pm for simple battery.

 

Daniel Collette, 17, 1430 ½ Prairie Road Circle, Centerville, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 5:45 pm for simple assault.

 

A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a fight in progress on Prairie Road Circle. The deputy spoke with several subjects at the location and found evidence that Savoie and Collette were involved in an argument. The deputy found that Collette threw a knife at Savoie and that Savoie shot Collette in the boot with a BB gun during the altercation. Neither sustained injuries from the fight. Both were released on summonses to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Michael Ryder, 49, 208 Sennette Street, Centerville, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 11:16 pm for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and obstruction of a highway. A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a vehicle stopped in the roadway on Kemper Road in Franklin. The deputy located a truck parked in the roadway. The driver appeared to be asleep at the wheel with the engine running and the vehicle in drive. The deputy woke the driver, identified the him as Ryder, and smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from him. The deputy conducted a standardized field sobriety test for Ryder. Ryder performed the test poorly. He later registered a 0.136 grams percent blood alcohol concentration. The deputy transported Ryder to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Ryder was released on a $3,000 bond.

 

Cesal Wiltz, Jr., 36, 1131 Neuville Anthony Street, St. Martinville, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 11:55 pm for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy responded to a call for service about a reckless driver on US Highway 90 in Bayou Vista. The deputy located the suspect vehicle in in Patterson and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy identified the driver as Wiltz and found that he was driving with a suspended license. Wiltz was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Billy Farnham, 33, 1811 Rose Lane, Berwick, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 11:54 am for the following offenses:

  • Warrant for failure to appear
  • Possession of Schedule IV (clonazepam)
  • Possession of Schedule IV (tramadol) with intent to distribute
  • Possession of Schedule IV (alprazolam)
  • Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine) 

Hanna Barkar, 34, 1811 Rose Lane, Berwick, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 11:54 am for possession of Schedule I (marijuana).

 

A deputy responded to a call for service regarding a male and female subject involved in illegal drug activity on LA Highway 182 in Bayou Vista. The deputy located 2 subjects fitting the description on Canal Road and stopped to speak with them. The male subject quickly ran to the rear of the police unit. The deputy identified the male subject as Farnham and the female subject as Barkar. While speaking with them, the deputy learned that Barkar had marijuana in her purse and recovered a bag of the substance. The deputy also located a paper towel containing pills where Farnham had been standing behind the police unit. Farnham was also wanted on the active warrant. Farnham was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set. Barkar was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Jonathan Scott, 47, 108 Diane Lane Lot #34, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 1:38 pm for domestic abuse battery (strangulation) and criminal damage to property. A deputy responded to a report of a battery in progress on Diane Lane in Patterson. Through the course of the investigation, the deputy found evidence that Scott grabbed a female victim around the neck. The deputy also found that Scott took the victim’s phone and smashed it. Scott was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Cotina Batiste, 35, 327 Charlotte Drive, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 6:57 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
  • 3 counts child desertion
  • Obstruction of justice
  • 3 counts illegal use of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a person under 17
  • 3 counts contributing to the delinquency of juveniles

 

Marcus White, 25, 513 Vaughn Lane, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of license plate not on display, improper turn and failure to give required signal, operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, and fail to honor written promise to appear.

 

A deputy responded to call for service regarding the welfare of several juveniles left inside a vehicle in the Bayou Vista Walmart parking lot. The deputy located 3 juveniles in the car and smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The deputy spoke with White and located the active warrant for his arrest. While attempting to locate the children’s guardian, Batiste, the deputy learned that she was hiding in another vehicle in the parking lot in an attempt to avoid deputies. Through the course of the investigation, the deputy also found evidence that Batiste attempted to get one of the juveniles to discard marijuana from the vehicle. The deputy recovered a bottle containing marijuana inside the car. Batiste was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Margarito Rodriguez, 42, 1323 Lake Palourde Road, Amelia, LA was arrested on February 25, 2018 at 6:20 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle without lawful presence in the United States and general speed law violation. A deputy stopped to assist a motorist stopped on the side of the roadway on US Highway 90 Frontage Road in the Jeanerette area. The deputy identified one of the occupants of the vehicle as Rodriguez and located an active warrant for his arrest. Rodriguez was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

Sydney Bassa, 22, 504 Roderick Street, Apt. # 14, Morgan City, LA was arrested on February 22, 2018 at 12:22 pm for improper lane usage and possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids). Narcotics detectives patrolling Berwick observed a vehicle cross into a turning lane then back into the lane of travel. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Bassa. Detectives smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Detectives located a synthetic cannabinoids cigar in a cigarette pack inside the car. Bassa was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Devon Marsh, 25, 1048 Ciro Street, Siracusaville, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 12:25 pm for resisting an officer and on a warrant for aggravated battery. The warrant was issued following an investigation earlier this month into a complaint of a battery in Siracusaville. The deputy found evidence that Marsh used a piece of rope to choke a male victim. A narcotics detective went to Marsh’s address to locate him on the warrant. The detective observed Marsh on the front porch and ordered him multiple times to walk towards him. Marsh fled into the residence, out the back door, and over a fence. A patrol deputy waiting nearby located Marsh hiding behind a mobile home. Marsh was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Marsh was released on a $6,500 bond.

 

Ashton Martinez, 18, 115 Aristile Road, Bayou L’Ourse, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 5:24 pm on a City Court of Morgan City warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of marijuana. A narcotics detective monitoring traffic on US Highway 90 in Morgan City observed a vehicle speeding and conducted a traffic stop. The detective identified the driver as Martinez and located the active warrant for his arrest. Martinez was cited for speeding. He was then transported Martinez to the Morgan City Police Department jail for booking.

 

Kevin Pierre, 21, 1422 Hickory Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 10:13 pm on a City of Patterson mayor’s court warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding. A narcotics detective came into contact with Pierre on Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista and located the active warrant for his arrest. The detective transported Pierre to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Tanner Theriot, 18, 1139 Stephensville Road Lot B, Stephensville, LA was arrested on February 23, 2018 at 11:22 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. A narcotics detective conducting a security check at a business in Bayou Vista observed vehicle with a broken brake light. The deputy identified the driver as Theriot. While speaking with him, the deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located a bag of marijuana and a cigar pack inside the car. Theriot was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Stephanie Yaris, 34, 1225 Railroad Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on February 24, 2018 at 12:22 am for possession of drug paraphernalia. Narcotics detectives conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle identified Yaris as a passenger in the truck. While speaking with Yaris, a detective learned that she was in possession of a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine. The detective recovered the item. Yaris was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office

985-354-0714

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

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