According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Dorian Kennedy, 35, 1412 James Street, Siracusa, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 7:43 pm for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, violation of a controlled dangerous substance law, and obstruction of justice.
Gene C. Webb, 26, 1108 Chester Bowles Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 7:43 pm for possession of marijuana.
Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section patrolling Siracusa observed a vehicle parked on the side of the road with a subject leaning over talking to the driver of the vehicle. Detectives stopped to speak with the subjects. They then observed the pedestrian walk behind the car where he appeared to drop an item to the ground. Detectives identified the pedestrian as Kennedy and the driver as Webb. Detectives located a container on the ground by Kennedy’s feet. The container had rocks of crack cocaine inside. While speaking with detectives, Kennedy admitted that the illegal drugs were his. During the course of the investigation, detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located a marijuana cigarette. Webb was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2016. Kennedy was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
Areana C. Candanedo, 25, 7104 Park Street #6, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 8:27 pm for the following offenses:
- Tail lights required
- Headlights required
- Possession of crack cocaine
Narcotics detectives patrolling Amelia observed a vehicle with a head light and tail light that were not working. Detectives spoke with the driver, identified as Candanedo, and learned that she had a crack rock in her purse. Detectives then retrieved the illegal drug. Detectives also collected evidence that Candanedo obtained the crack rock by performing a sexual act with another subject. Candanedo was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 45 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jimmie L. Knight, Jr., 38, 3126 Vine Drive, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 8:09 am for forgery and (felony) theft. On October 17, 2016, Knight came to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin and requested to speak with a detective regarding a theft. Knight then admitted to the detective that he forged and cashed several checks belonging to his employer in Morgan City. The detective made contact with the business owner and found evidence that Knight cashed $60,000 in checks without permission. The detective obtained a warrant for knight’s arrest. After learning about the warrant, Knight turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. He was transported to the parish jail. No bail is set.
Erica R. Barraza, 53, 320 Marie Louis Street, Houma, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 10:38 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods. Barraza turned herself in to a deputy assigned to the Warrants Section at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. She was transported to the parish jail for booking. Bail is set at $500.
Calvin Charles, 61, 603 Labau Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 3:54 pm on a warrant for simple battery. A deputy assisting Baldwin Police with a traffic crash on Martin Luther King Street made contact with Charles and located the active warrant for his arrest. The warrant was issued following an investigation into report of a battery received by the Sheriff’s Office on October 18, 2016. The deputy working the case found evidence that Charles struck a female victim repeatedly in the face while traveling in a vehicle from the New Iberia area. The detective also collected evidence that the victim suffered a deep cut and swelling to her face as a result of the battery. Charles was transported to the parish jail for booking. He was released on a $2,500 bond.
Fabiola Quintanilla, 25, 316 Wren Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 4:13 pm for driving with a suspended license. A deputy was flagged down by a subject on Highway 90 in Berwick. The deputy made contact with the subject, identified as Quintanilla, and learned that she ran out of gas while travelling to Morgan City and drove her car into the median. Deputies assisted Quintanilla, transporting her and 2 children who were in the vehicle off of the roadway to a safe location in Bayou Vista. While speaking with Quintanilla, a deputy learned that her driver’s license was listed as suspended. Quintanilla was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2016.
Tyraneka Lang, 22, 165 Canary Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 6:34 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of domestic abuse battery. Lang was at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center to visit an inmate when a correctional officer at the facility located the active warrant for her arrest. No bail is set.
Shanna M. Orgeron, 23, 2994 Fourth Street, Berwick, LA was arrested on October 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm for disturbing the peace (intoxicated), resisting a police officer with force or violence, and simple escape. A deputy was flagged down by a subject that was driving a vehicle on Highway 182 in Morgan City. The deputy made contact with the subject and learned that a disturbance was occurring inside the vehicle between Orgeron and another occupant. The deputy made contact with Orgeron and the other occupant. Orgeron began shouting and yelling at one of the other subjects in an attempt to start a fight. Orgeron continued to yell despite being repeatedly asked by the deputy to stop causing a disturbance. The deputy smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person. The deputy detained Orgeron. Orgeron then forcefully broke free from the deputy. When the deputy took Orgeron into custody again, she continued to attempt to free herself. Following the investigation, Orgeron was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
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