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Press Release: Arrest of SMPSO employee


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises the arrest of a St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office employee.


Treyvon Mikel Burrell, 20, 415 Park Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on November 7, 2019, at 2:09 am on a warrant through the Thibodaux Police Department for principal to attempted 2nd-degree murder (2 counts) and obstruction of justice.

The arrest stems from an investigation by the Thibodaux Police Department of an incident that occurred in their jurisdiction. The investigation is ongoing and requests for further details should be addressed to the TPD.

Burrell was employed as a Corrections Deputy at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center since March of 2019.  His employment was terminated immediately upon the arrest.

"No one is above the law, especially those entrusted to enforce it," said Sheriff Blaise Smith. "My department will be held to the highest standards and anyone breaking the law will be dealt with accordingly."


Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office