St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Andrew Kovac, 36, 3470 Lake Palourde Road, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 27, 2018, at 8:25 am on a Terrebonne Parish warrant for failure to appear on the charges of failure to use safety belt, domestic abuse battery, and simple battery.
Deputies patrolling Amelia were dispatched to a residence on Lake Palourde Road in reference to a disturbance in progress. Upon arrival at the residence, the deputies made contact with Kovac who was in a verbal argument with another person. The deputies learned of an active warrant for Kovac’s arrest. Kovac was transported to the St. Mary Parish Enforcement Center for booking and was held for another agency.
Joshua Labbe, 33, 404 Mingues Road, New Iberia, LA was arrested on September 27, 2018, at 10:39 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.
A transportation deputy transported Labbe from Iberia Parish to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center on an active warrant for St. Mary Parish. Bond was set at $24,223.36.
Shonda Atwell, 41, 5117 Old Jean Road, St. Martinville, LA was arrested on September 27, 2018, at 10:42 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of speeding in a posted zone and operating a vehicle while license is suspended.
A transportation deputy transported Atwell from Iberia Parish to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center on an active warrant for St. Mary Parish. Bond was set at $3,000.
Neftiun Santiago, 48, Franklin, LA was arrested on September 27, 2018, at 11:29 pm for disturbing the peace intoxicated and resisting arrest.
A deputy patrolling Amelia was dispatched to a disturbance in progress at a local business. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with a representative of the business who informed the deputy of a man who had come into the business and was attempting to fight with customers. The deputy made contact with the man outside the business, who was identified as Santiago. Santiago resisted the officer as he was taken into custody. Santiago was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond was set at $3,500.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office