Home Inmate Roster Most Wanted Press Releases Sex Offenders Contact Us
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office
E-Newsletter FAQs History of the Sheriff Hot Cases Employment Calendar
Content Divider

Arrest Made in Investigation of Reported Weapon Threat at School

Jacob Bankston, 17, 433 Tiffany Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on January 19, 2017 at 2:48 pm for terrorizing and criminal mischief. At approximately 1:30 pm this afternoon, a School Resource Officer received information from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that a student at Patterson High School may possibly have a gun on campus. Units immediately responded to the school, identified Bankston as the subject involved, and detained him. Deputies simultaneously conducted a search of the school. No weapon was located. During the investigation, detectives found evidence that Bankston intentionally made false statements threatening violence at the school. Bankston was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. No bail is set. The investigation is ongoing.  



Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office




Media Kit
Content Divider Content Divider
Crime Tip Hotline - 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622 - Submit via Email
Emergency - 911, Phone 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622