St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 41 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Matthew Oquain, 28, 1515 Saturn Road, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on October 17, 2018, at 8:24 am for speeding and driving under suspension.
A deputy was stationary on Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista monitoring traffic in a school zone when he observed a vehicle accelerating in the school zone above the posted speed limit. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Oquain. During the stop, the deputy learned that Oquain’s driver’s license was suspended. Oquain was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 4, 2019.
Thomas Drawbaugh, 38, 618 Bush Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 17, 2018, at 2:08 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession/distribution/sale of legend drug without prescription.
A corrections deputy made contact with Drawbaugh as he was turned in by a bounty hunter at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on an active warrant for his arrest. Drawbaugh was arrested and booked on said warrant. No bail has been set.
Rickey Webster, 43, 128 Third Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 18, 2018, at 12:58 am for battery-simple and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A deputy was dispatched to a residence on Parish Road 131 in reference to a battery. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with Webster and a victim. Through the investigation, the deputy found evidence that a battery had taken place and also found drug paraphernalia in the residence belonging to Webster. Webster was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $4,000.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office