St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 47 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Dwight Collins, 40, 108 Collins Lane, Charenton, LA was arrested on September 17, 2018, at 9:43 am for disturbing the peace intoxicated. A deputy patrolling the area of Charenton was dispatched to a residence on Collins Lane in reference to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Collins who was yelling and cursing at deputies and his girlfriend, refusing to stop after being asked. Collins was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $1,000.
Fedora Estay, 79, 2004 Main Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on September 17, 2018, at 3:02 am for theft (attempted).
A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a local business in reference to a theft of merchandise complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Estay and personnel from the business who witnessed the attempted theft. Through the investigation, the merchandise was identified and returned to the business. Estay was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.
Juvenile male, 15, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on September 17, 2018, at 12:30 pm for simple criminal damage to property.
A detective was provided information on a possible juvenile suspect from deputies working a case of a tractor that had been moved without authorization. During the investigation, the detective met with the juvenile and the guardians of the juvenile and learned that the juvenile did operate and move the tractor, abandoning it in a cane field. The juvenile was arrested and subsequently released to the guardians pending juvenile court proceedings.
Jaquisha Singleton, 25, 56207 Highway 51, Independence, LA was arrested on September 18, 2018, at 1:01 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal tinted windows.
A corrections deputy made contact with Singleton when she turned herself in at the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center on an active warrant for her arrest. Singleton was arrested and booked on said warrant. No bail was set.
Public Information Officer
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office