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08/31/2018

Arrest Report- August 31, 2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 37 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Mitchell Belanger, 52, 134 Dottie’s Lane, Franklin, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 11:43 am for theft, theft of utilities, criminal trespassing and on a warrant for the charges of theft and theft of utility services.

Deputies patrolling the Franklin area were dispatched to a residence on Dottie’s Lane in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival at the residence, deputies made contact with the owner who stated that the neighbor had stolen the electric meter from the residence to use to access electricity at another residence. Deputies made contact with Belanger and recovered the stolen meter.   Deputies also learned of a warrant for Belanger. Belanger was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking.  No bond was set.

 

Jesus Arriaga, 43, 3201 Kaliste Street, Lafayette, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 12:10 am for driving under suspension and no insurance.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle turning onto Highway 182 without using a proper signal. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Arriaga, and learned that Arriaga’s license was suspended and Arriaga had no insurance. Arriaga was arrested and released on a summons to appear on November 13, 2018.

 

Preston Wade, 28, 1048 Ciro Street, Amelia, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 6:20 pm on a warrant for the charge of aggravated battery.

A deputy patrolling Siracusa observed Wade walking towards his residence and learned of an active warrant for his arrest.  The deputy made contact with Wade and informed him of the warrant. Wade was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.

 

Dandre Richard, 43, 1427 Plum Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 11:54 pm for driving while intoxicated, improper lane usage, and driving under suspension.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson observed a vehicle cross over the centerline. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Richard. The deputy noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from Richard’s person. After conducting field sobriety and observing Richard performing poorly, the deputy transported Richard to the Patterson Police Department for chemical testing. Richard’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.242g% on the Intoxilizer 9000. Richard was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $3,750.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

Braxton Mitchell,  29, 210 Mitchell Street, St. Joseph, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 3:44 pm for possession of synthetic cannabinoids, and resisting an officer (flight).

Demondre Wiggins,  27, 205 Gum Point Lane, St. Joseph, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 3:26 pm for possession of synthetic cannabinoids, and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of failure to use seatbelts and operating without a driver’s license.

Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Narcotics Section were patrolling the area of St. Joseph when they observed several subjects sitting by a ditch. The subjects began to stand up and move when the detectives approached. As the detectives made contact with the group, one subject, later identified as Mitchell, began to flee. Contact was made again with Mitchell at a residence. The detectives found that Mitchell had drugs in his possession.

During the investigation, detectives made contact with Wiggins and found that he had drugs on his person.  Detectives also learned of a warrant for his arrest. Both Wiggins and Mitchell were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Wiggins was released on a $2,500 bond. Mitchell was released on a $5,000 bond.

 

 

 

Travis Dupre,  41, 118 Myrtle Place, Houma, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 7:07 pm for possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor.  

Chantelle Richard,  31, 118 Myrtle Place, Houma, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 7:07 pm for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor, and improper lane use.

Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Narcotics Section were patrolling Amelia when they observed a car cross over the fog line onto the shoulder as it exited highway 90.  The detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Richard. During the course of the stop, detectives learned that Richard had methamphetamine on her person.

Detectives also made contact with the passenger, Dupre. Dupre had a backpack in his possession and the detectives found drugs and drug paraphernalia inside it.  Both Dupre and Richard were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond was set.

 

Contact Information:

 

Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

985-384-1622

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

 

 

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