According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 32 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Kaccie B. Martin, 18, 142 Westside Park Lane, Amelia, LA was arrested on April 22, 2015 at 11:35 am for violation of the parish leash law. A deputy responded to an animal complaint on Westside Park Lane. During the course of the investigation, the deputy determined that a dog under the care of Martin, exited a residence, crossed the street, and bit another dog in a nearby yard. The deputy issued a summons to Martin to appear in court on July 22, 2015.
Moses Marks, Jr., 54, 217 Kemper Road, Franklin, LA was arrested o April 22, 2015 at 3:02 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license. Marks turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. Marks was released on a $1,000 bond.
Michael D. Ruffin, Sr., 44, 117 Poncio Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on April 22, 2015 at 9:36 pm on a warrant for issuing worthless checks. A deputy conducting a traffic stop in the Franklin area made contact with Ruffin and learned of the active warrant for his arrest. The deputy released Ruffin on a summons to appear in court on July 22, 2015.
Son Nguyen, 40, 608 Cypress Street, Amelia, LA was arrested on April 22, 2015 at 11:36 pm for driving under suspension, 3rd offense. A deputy assigned to patrol the Amelia area observed Nguyen driving a vehicle on Barrow Street. The deputy had prior knowledge that Nguyen’s license had been suspended and stopped the vehicle. The deputy transported Nguyen to the parish jail for booking. Nguyen was later released on a summons to appear in court on July 22, 2015.
Marc Ramsey, 34, 607 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on April 23, 2015 at 3:20 am for the following violations:
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
- Possession of Legend Drug (quetiapine) without a prescription
A deputy assigned to patrol the Bayou Vista area observed an unattended vehicle with its engine running and driver side door open parked in the lane of traffic on Clarke Road. During the course of the investigation into the unoccupied vehicle, the deputy made contact with Ramsey at his address and developed information that illegal drug activity was occurring inside the residence. The deputy located 2 small bags of marijuana, a marijuana cigarette, a glass pipe, and quetiapine pills at the location. The deputy transported Ramsey to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Officer
985-384-1622 Ext. 714