St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 41 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Shelby J. Lavergne, 24, 517 Leo Drive, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 10, 2019, at 10:34 am for driving under suspension and driving on right side of road-exceptions.
A deputy patrolling the area of Highway 90 near Berwick observed a vehicle traveling in the left-hand lane for approximately a half-mile with no other vehicles in the right lane. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with Lavergne. Through the stop, dispatch advised the deputy that Lavergne was driving with a suspended driver's license. Lavergne was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 10, 2020.
Juvenile male, 16, Jeanerette, LA, was arrested on October 10, 2019, at 10:11 pm for disturbing the peace-fighting.
A deputy at a location in Baldwin observed a fight in which a juvenile male struck a female. The juvenile male was transported to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office for booking and was subsequently released into the custody of a guardian pending Juvenile Court proceedings.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office