St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Krystal Meranta, 29, 206 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on February 4, 2019, at 7:56 pm for resisting officer or arrest and disturbing the peace by language.
A deputy was dispatched to a local business in Bayou Vista in reference to a domestic violence complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with a person who stated that he had been in an argument with Meranta before she walked away from the business. Moments later, the deputy made contact with Meranta in the area of Clarke and Highway 182. During the investigation, Meranta was loud and uncooperative. Meranta was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $3,000.
Shawn Fulfer, 35, 1226 Delmar Avenue, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on February 4, 2019, at 7:59 pm for domestic abuse battery, reckless operation, open container, no insurance, and driving under suspension.
A deputy was dispatched to a residence on Delmar Avenue in reference to a domestic abuse battery complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the victim who stated that during an argument, Fulfer had struck and bitten the victim before leaving the residence in a vehicle. Sometime later, deputies observed a vehicle matching the description traveling westbound on Highway 90 faster than the posted speed limit near the Baldwin/Charenton exit. The deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Fulfer. Through the stop, deputies observed an open container of alcoholic beverage and learned that Fulfer’s driver’s license was suspended. Fulfer was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $2,250.
Darren Anderson, 35, 811 Ansley Place Court, Houma, LA, was arrested on February 5, 2019, at 11:38 pm for operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled.
A corrections deputy made contact with Anderson when a bondsman turned him in at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on a bond revocation. Anderson was booked on said warrant and incarcerated. No bail has been set.
Brent Rock, 28, 133 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on February 5, 2019, at 12:34 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.
While deputies were working an unrelated complaint, they made contact with Rock at a residence on Clarke Road. Dispatch advised that Rock held an active warrant for his arrest. Rock was advised of the warrant and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail was set at $3,230.63.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office