St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 27 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Timothy Troung, 24, 160 Village Lane, Amelia, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2019, at 12:48 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of simple battery.
A deputy was patrolling the area of Lake Palourde Road when he observed a male subject on a bicycle with no lights. The deputy made contact with the subject, identified as Troung, and was advised by dispatch that Troung held an active warrant for his arrest. Troung was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail has been set.
Raquel M. Barber, 43, 613 Bowman Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 15, 2019, at 2:48 am for proper equipment required on vehicles, driving under suspension, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A deputy was patrolling the area of Southeast Blvd. in Bayou Vista when he observed a vehicle with a defective taillight. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Barber, and a passenger. Through the stop, dispatch advised that Barber's driver's license was suspended. Drug paraphernalia belonging to Barber was also found. Barber was arrested and released on a summons to appear on January 10, 2020.
Juvenile Male, 11, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2019, at 12:09 pm for criminal damage to property.
A deputy was dispatched to a location on Joseph Street in Siracusa in reference to a complaint of criminal damage to property. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who stated that a juvenile had broken a window. Through the investigation, the juvenile was located and transported to the Morgan City Branch Office for booking. The juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
Jerrell Darbigny, 37, 225 Happy Acres Lane, Baldwin, LA, was arrested on October 14, 2019, at 5:05 pm on the following charges:
- Possession of schedule II (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute
- Possession of schedule IV (tramadol)
- Violation of CDS law, drug-free zone (school/church)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of CDS in the presence of a minor
Detectives with the SMPSO Narcotics Section executed a search warrant at 225 Happy Acres Lane. The detectives made contact with Darbigny, and through the investigation, drugs, and drug paraphernalia were located in the residence. Darbigny was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Darbigny was subsequently released on a $4,000 bond.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office