According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Juan D. Hernandez-Santos, 26, 1707 W. Ibert Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 12:44 pm for the following offenses:
- Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Transactions involving drug proceeds
- Careless operation of a motor vehicle
- No Driver’s License
- Altered VIN
- Stolen license plate
A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in Bayou Vista after observing the car drive off the roadway and into the median of Highway 90 in Berwick. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Hernandez-Santos, and found that the license plate on the vehicle was reported stolen out of New York. The deputy also found that Santos was operating the vehicle without a driver’s license and that the vehicle identification number on the car had been altered. Continuing the traffic stop investigation, the deputy located marijuana inside the vehicle along with plastic baggies, grinders, and a digital scale. Narcotics detectives were contacted to assist in the investigation and located $429 in cash in Santos' possession. Detectives also found evidence that the money was obtained through the sale of illegal drugs. Santos was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
Brian Washington, 21, 6012 Wingate Street, New Orleans, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 3:03 pm for illegal possession of stolen things. On October 6, 2016, narcotics detectives conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding on Highway 90 in Patterson. Washington, the driver of the vehicle, was arrested on several charges (see report http://www.stmaryso.com/press_view.php?id=814 ). During the traffic stop, detectives found new sink faucets, drill batteries, pipe fittings, and other hardware in the vehicle. Continuing the investigation, detectives developed information that the new items had been reported stolen from home improvement stores in Kenner and Lafayette. Detectives learned that Washington shoplifted just over $4,800 worth of items from the stores. Warrant charges for the thefts from Kenner and Lafayette police are pending. Washington remains incarcerated at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Brandi A. Wallis, 45, 520 Eliza Street, Houma, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 7:57 am for driving under suspension. A deputy was dispatched to a vehicle fire on Highway 90 in Baldwin. The deputy spoke with the driver of the vehicle, identified as Wallis, and found that she was operating the SUV with a driver’s license that was listed as suspended. Wallis was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2016.
Matthew Strubb, 18, 1803 Canal Drive, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 26, 2016 at 1:53 am for criminal damage to property and reckless operation of a vehicle. A deputy investigating a complaint of property damage found evidence that Strubb threw a mustard bottle at the victim’s vehicle during an argument between the two on Hayes Street in Patterson. The deputy also collected statements indicating when the victim drove away from the area, Strubb followed in his vehicle and ran the victim off the roadway on Highway 182. Strubb was transported to the parish jail for booking. He was released on a $1,000 bond.
Brandon Gaudet, 26, 1689 Highway 317, Centerville, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 11:42 pm for domestic abuse battery and simple assault.
Ashlea Gaudet, 31, 1689 Highway 317, Centerville, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 11:42 pm for domestic abuse battery.
A deputy responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on Highway 317 in Centerville. During the course of the investigation, the deputy found evidence that B. Gaudet and A. Gaudet were involved in a physical encounter. The deputy also collected evidence that B. Gaudet verbally threatened A. Gaudet. Both subjects were transported to the parish jail for booking. A. Gaudet was released on a $2,500 bond. Bail is set for B. Gaudet at $2,750.
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