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Sheriff Announces Joint Operation Leads to Arrests


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Announces Arrests Made in Multi-Agency Operation by the SMPSO and BPD

 George Arthur Hollibaugh and Chris Anthony Fabre mugshots

SMPSO arrest:

George Arthur Hollibaugh, 69, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on April 29, 2021, at 8:46 pm for indecent behavior with juveniles.


Berwick P.D. arrest:

Chris Anthony Fabre, 53, Berwick, LA, was arrested on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 8:50 pm for indecent behavior with juveniles and computer-aided solicitation of a minor.



On Thursday, April 29, 2021, Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Investigations Section and Detectives with the Berwick Police Department along with the agencies listed below conducted a joint operation. During the course of the investigation, Hollibaugh and Fabre were identified as suspects, and warrants for their arrest were obtained. The subjects were located and arrested without incident.  Hollibaugh was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Fabre was transported to the Berwick Jail for booking. Bail has not been set at this time.


Sheriff Blaise Smith would like to thank the following agencies for conducting the joint operation targeting individuals soliciting juveniles on various online platforms for sexual purposes:


Louisiana Bureau of Investigation

Louisiana State Police Special Victim's Unit

Berwick Police Department

Chitimacha Tribal Police

Morgan City Police Department

Homeland Security Investigations




Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office