St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 29 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Titus Cornelius Trimm, 35, 311 Camille Drive, Patterson, LA, was arrested on November 5, 2019, at 2:52 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft.
A transportation deputy made contact with Trimm when he transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from another agency. Trimm was booked and later released on a $10,000 bond.
Michael Paul Merrick, 57, 305 Lawrence Street, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on November 5, 2019, at 9:07 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family.
A deputy was patrolling the area of Siracusa when he observed a vehicle fail to stop at the intersection of James St. and Highway 182. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Merrick. Through the stop, dispatch advised the deputy of an active warrant for Merrick. Merrick was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $13,978.16.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office