St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 72-hour weekend reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 83 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Brent Rock, Jr., 26, 133 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on January 27, 2017 at 12:12 pm on the following warrants:
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of third offense domestic abuse battery (with a child present)
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of theft of goods and simple battery
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of marijuana and disturbing the peace (intoxicated)
A deputy located Rock at his residence on the warrants and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $14,000.
Caleb Trahan, 18, 604 Leo Drive, Patterson, LA was arrested on January 27, 2017 at 7:54 pm for (misdemeanor) carnal knowledge of a juvenile. A deputy patrolling the Amelia and Siracusa area observed a vehicle parked beneath the Greenwood overpass. The deputy spoke with 2 occupants of the car, Trahan and a 16-year-old juvenile female. During the investigation, the deputy found evidence that the two subjects engaged in sexual acts in the vehicle. Trahan was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking and was later released after posting a $1,000 bond.
Jovi Guidry, 28, 409 Valhi Boulevard, Houma, LA was arrested on January 28, 2017 at 10:43 am for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Johnny Smith, 25, 5768 Vicari Street, Houma, LA was arrested on January 28, 2017 at 10:43 am for possession of marijuana.
A deputy observed a vehicle speeding on Highway 90 in Berwick and conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, Guidry, and passenger, Smith, the deputy smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and observed pieces of marijuana on Smith. Deputies conducted a search of the vehicle and located over one pound of marijuana, a digital scale, rolling papers, and two grinders. During the investigation, deputies also collected evidence that Guidry sold the illegal drug. Guidry and Smith were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Guidry was also cited for speeding. Smith was released on a $2,000 bond. No bail is set for Guidry.
Brent Aucoin, 48, 207 Cedar Street, Labadieville, LA was arrested on January 29, 2017 at 3:06 am for possession of stolen property. A deputy patrolling the Amelia and Siracusa area observed a vehicle parked on Highway 182 near the Greenwood overpass. The deputy stopped and made contact with the driver, identified as Aucoin. While speaking with Aucoin, the deputy learned that he had firearms inside the vehicle. The deputy received consent to retrieve the 2 weapons and found that one of the guns, a pistol, had been reported stolen out of Lafourche Parish. Following an investigation, Aucoin was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Aucoin was released on a $2,500 bond.
Kayla M. Francise, 19, 2008 Keith Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on January 29, 2017 at 6:59 pm on a warrant from the City Court of Morgan City for failure to appear on the charge of contempt of court. A deputy located Francise at her residence on the warrant and transported her to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Jovian Clark, 35, 186 Friendship Alley, Amelia, LA was arrested on January 27, 2017 at 3:24 pm for the following offenses:
- Resisting an officer by force or violence
- Obstruction of justice
- Possession of synthetic cannabinoids with intent to distribute
- Possession of MDMA with intent to distribute
- Transactions involving drug proceeds
- Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section patrolling Amelia observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation and conducted a traffic stop. As detectives made contact with a passenger in the vehicle, identified as Clark, they observed him attempt to conceal a plastic bag containing a green leafy substance in his pants. Clark then pushed a detective and fled on foot. Detectives pursued Clark and apprehended him after a brief foot chase. Detectives located the bag on Clark’s person. The bag contained over four dozen MDMA pills and individually packaged plastic baggies of synthetic marijuana. Several hundred dollars in cash was also found on Clark. During the investigation, detectives collected evidence that Clark sold the illicit drugs. The traffic stop investigation took place within 2,000 feet of an elementary school. Clark was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. No bail is set.
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