St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 24 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Valerie Soto, 35, 116 Moffet Court, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on January 16, 2019, at 2:16 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.
A deputy patrolling Amelia observed a vehicle fail to use its turn signal while turning onto Duhon Boulevard. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver and two passengers. Through the stop, the deputy learned that one of the passengers, identified as Soto, held an active warrant for her arrest. Soto was advised of the warrant and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.
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