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Arrest Report- May 10, 2023


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:


Thomas Christopher Thompson, 49, Berwick, LA, was arrested on May 9, 2023, at 2:52 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family. Thompson also held two MCPD warrants for failure to appear. Bail was set at $7,892 for the St. Mary Parish warrant.


Michael Wayne Gray Jr., 47, Franklin, LA, was arrested on May 6, 2023, at 8:52 am on the following charges:

  • Possession of schedule IV drugs with intent to distribute
  • Possession of schedule I drug with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Improper lane usage

Bail has not been set at this time.


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


Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office