According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Terry L. Ratcliff, 43, 825 Railroad Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on June 9, 2015 at 8:01 am for theft of goods and illegal possession of stolen things. A deputy investigating a complaint of shoplifting from a store in Bayou Vista identified Ratcliff as one of two subjects who loaded an air conditioning unit into a shopping buggy and left the store without paying for it. The deputy located Ratcliff at her residence. While speaking with the deputy, Ratcliff admitted that she took the AC unit. The deputy transported Ratcliff to the parish jail for booking. Bail is set at $1,500. The investigation is ongoing.
Peggy Fabre, 48, 306 Adams Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on June 9, 2015 at 3:07 pm for theft of goods and on a warrant for issuing worthless checks. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista and learned from store personnel that Fabre was seen taking a tag off of an umbrella. Fabre then walked toward the front of the store passing the last point of sale without paying for the umbrella and a fan that she had also loaded into a shopping basket. The deputy released Fabre on a summons to appear in court on September 16, 2015.
Aubrey A. Corsaro, 26, 1721 River Road Lot #18, Berwick, LA was arrested on June 9, 2015 at 5:37 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Corsaro turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. Bail is set at $1,500.
Jennifer Ludwig, 40, 321 Highway 182 Lot #9, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on June 9, 2015 at 7:01 pm for domestic abuse battery, possession of Schedule IV (Soma), and possession of Legend Drug (clonazepam) without a prescription. A deputy responded to a report of a medical emergency involving a disturbance at a residence in Bayou Vista and made contact with Ludwig. During the course of the investigation, the deputy learned that Ludwig struck a male victim in the face. The deputy also located a pill bottle labeled with a prescription for clonazepam that was not prescribed to Ludwig. The bottle contained Soma pills. Ludwig admitted to the deputy that she had consumed clonazepam and Soma pills prior to his arrival. The deputy transported Ludwig to Teche Regional Medical Center for evaluation. Following her release, the deputy transported Ludwig to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Officer
985-384-1622 Ext. 714