St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 32 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Stephanie Yaris, 33, 1225 Railroad Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on April 9, 2018 at 3:15 am for possession of drug paraphernalia and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of diazepam, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Ricky Tate, Jr., 35, 4663 Irish Bend Road, Franklin, LA was arrested on April 9, 2018 at 3:15 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
A deputy conducted a traffic stop on Irish Bend Road in Franklin. The deputy identified 2 of the occupants as Tate and Yaris and located the active warrants for their arrest. After receiving consent to search the vehicle from the driver, the deputy found drug paraphernalia in Yaris’ belongings. Both subjects were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Tate was released to appear in court on the charge at a later date. Yaris was transferred to another facility for housing with a set bail of $3,250.
Michael Sweetser, Jr., 35, was arrested on 415 Louisa Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on April 9, 2018 at 1:57 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy assigned to the Warrants Section located Sweetser at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin on the warrant. The deputy transported Sweetser to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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