According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 42 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jackie Roberson, Jr., 31, 121 Happy Acres, Baldwin, LA Was arrested on October 29, 2014 at 10:27 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of Schedule I (third or subsequent offense), possession of Norco, possession of cocaine, aggravated flight from an officer, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy located Roberson at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin on the warrant. No bail is set.
Roy A. East, 50, 122 Lagonda Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 29, 2014 at 2:35 pm on a warrant for incest. During an investigation into a complaint received on October 29, 2014, a detective learned that East had sexual intercourse with a family member. East was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
Dantrell Garrett, 25, Morgan City, LA was additionally charged with 2 counts battery of a correctional facility employee on October 29, 2014 at 6:47 pm. Jailers at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center responded to a disturbance being caused in a dorm by Garrett. As the deputies removed Garrett from the dorm, the inmate hit the deputies with his hand. Garrett remains incarcerated.
Jimmy Billiot, 41, 831 Degravelle Road, Amelia, LA was arrested on October 29, 2014 at 9:22 pm for simple criminal damage to property (over $500) and simple criminal damage to property (under $500). A deputy responded to a complaint of a subject cutting the tires of vehicles parked at a business on Highway 182 in Amelia. The deputy issued a bulletin including descriptions of the male subject and the vehicle in which he left the scene. Morgan City Police located the vehicle on Roderick Street and detained the subject who was identified as Billiot. The deputy positively identified Billiot as the person who cut the tires of two vehicles. Billiot was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Brandon Higginbotham, 33, 1210 Josephine Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 29, 2014 at 4:02 pm for possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids) 4th offense and possession of drug paraphernalia. Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted an investigation at the above listed address and located the synthetic drug. Higginbotham was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office
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985-384-1622 Ext. 26