St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 28 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Theresa Sandling, 54, 502 Cleveland Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on December 17, 2019, at 11:37 am for hit and run.
A deputy was dispatched to a residence on Becky Drive in reference to a hit and run crash that happened at a local business on Dec. 15. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the complainant who stated that someone backed up into his vehicle while he was at the business. Through the investigation, the deputy obtained information and developed Sandling as the driver of the vehicle. Sandling was arrested and released on a summons to appear on March 11, 2020.
Scott Anthony Ledet, 52, P.O. Box 1394, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on December 17, 2019, at 9:43 am for traffic control signals, driving under suspension, and no insurance.
A deputy was stationary on Southwest Blvd. and Highway 90 when he observed a vehicle turn right on red when it is posted "no right on red." The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with Ledet. Dispatch advised the deputy that Ledet's license was suspended and he did not have insurance on the vehicle. Ledet was arrested and released on a summons to appear on March 11, 2020.
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St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office