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Arrest Report- May 17, 2023


St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests:


Charles Leland Prince, 56, New Iberia, LA, was arrested on May 16, 2023, at 6:40 pm on a warrant for domestic abuse battery and aggravated assault with a firearm. Bail has not been set at this time.


Sabrina Bagala, 44, Franklin, LA, was arrested on May 16, 2023, at 10:49 am on two warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Operating a vehicle without proper required equipment
  • Driver must be licensed
  • Failing to honor a written promise to appear
  • Direct contempt

Bail was set at $615.



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


Public Information Officer

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office