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Arrest Report- July 10, 2020


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 25 complaints and reports the following arrests:

Curtis Paul Gaudet, Sr., 47, 2211 Lake Palourde Road, Amelia, LA, was arrested on July 9, 2020, at 6:56 am for proper equipment on vehicle/inspection, expired license plate, driving under suspension, no insurance, and on an active Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office warrant for simple burglary.  Gaudet was transferred to another agency.

Matthew Joseph Suydam, 28, 241 Willis Drive, Opelousas, LA, was arrested on July 9, 2020, at 8:04 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled, expired motor vehicle inspection, and failure to obey a traffic device.  Suydam was released on a summons to appear on October 22, 2020.

Tommy Lee Hamilton, Jr., 29, 1014 Barrow Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on July 9, 2020, at 3:10 pm the following charges:

  • Failure to obtain special identification card (sex offender)
  • Failure to pay annual registration fee
  • Failure to register as a sex offender or child predator
  • Duty of offender to notify law enforcement of change of address

No bail has been set.


Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office