St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 48 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Mario Williams, Sr., 37, 301 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Franklin, LA was arrested on April 2, 2018 at 5:44 pm for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and no child restraint. A dispatcher received a call for service regarding a child who was not properly restrained in a child safety seat. A deputy located the vehicle in the Garden City area, observed a small child in the front seat on a passenger’s lap, and stopped the vehicle.
Dustin Fitch, 30, 815 US Highway 90 W Room 322, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on April 2, 2018 at 2:04 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana), possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine), and possession of drug paraphernalia. A Narcotics Section detective was assisting patrol with an unrelated complaint at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista when he smelled the odor of marijuana coming from a room. The detective made contact with the subject renting the room and identified him as Fitch. While speaking with Fitch, the deputy learned that there were illegal drugs in the room. The detective obtained a search warrant and located a burnt marijuana cigarette, methamphetamine, and several items of drug related paraphernalia. Fitch was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. The deputy identified the driver as Williams. Following the investigation, Williams was released on a summons to appear in court on July 11, 2018. No bail is set.
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