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Arrest Report- June 24, 2022


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:


Blake Jacoby Smith, 31, Patterson, LA, was arrested on June 23, 2022, at 12:14 pm on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of attempted first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Bail has not been set.


Craig Michael Free, 36, Berwick, LA, was arrested on June 24, 2022, at 3:50 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the following charges:

  • Battery of a dating partner
  • Theft
  • Criminal damage to property-simple
  • Prohibited acts
  • Unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling

Bail was set at $22,000.


All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office