St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:
Tyler M. Ledet, 20, 328 Dawes Street, Houma, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm for the following offenses:
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses
- Illegal carrying of weapons (possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance)
Trenton J. Dupree, 20, 123 Ethan Street, Houma, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 3:37 pm for distribution of marijuana and transactions involving proceeds from drug offenses.
While patrolling US Highway 90, a deputy observed a vehicle speeding 66 miles per hour in a posted 45 miles per hour construction zone in Berwick. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and observed the vehicle drive into the median. The deputy also observed that the vehicle did not have an inspection sticker displayed. The deputy spoke with 3 occupants in the vehicle including the driver, Ledet, and passenger, Dupree. The deputy received consent to search the pick-up truck and found a digital scale with pieces of marijuana on it. The Narcotics Section K-9 Unit and narcotics detectives arrived on scene to assist. K-9 Buddy indicated the presence of the odor of illegal drugs inside a backpack and a safe in the truck. Inside those containers, detectives found bags of high grade marijuana, cigars, plastic baggies, and $9,000 in cash. Detectives also found a rifle in the bed of the truck and $652 in cash on Ledet. Through investigation, narcotics detectives collected evidence that Ledet and Dupree sold marijuana and that the money was derived from those transactions. The deputy issued Ledet a citation for speeding, driving in the median, and no motor vehicle inspection. Ledet and Dupree were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 40 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Delone Miller, 55, 6102 North Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 1:11 pm for speeding (construction zone) and driving with a suspended license. A deputy patrolling US Highway 90 in Berwick observed a vehicle traveling 59 miles per hour in a posted 45 miles per hour construction zone. The deputy spoke with the driver, Miller, and found that he was he was operating the car with a suspended driver’s license. Miller was released on a summons to appear in court on July 10, 2017.
Thaddeus Gabriel, 21, 214 Rosebud Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 12:34 pm on a warrant for home invasion and simple battery. A correctional officer transported Gabriel from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. The warrant stems from a July 2016 investigation into a report of a disturbance that occurred at a residence on Lockley Street in Baldwin. The deputy assigned to the case collected evidence that Gabriel, along with 2 other suspects, forced their way into a male victim’s home and struck him. This is the third arrest in this case. The previous arrests can be read at the following links http://www.stmaryso.com/press_view.php?id=747 & http://www.stmaryso.com/press_view.php?id=813. Bail is set at $15,000.
Trey Jordan, 22, 117 Ronald Lane, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 11:08 am for felony theft and monetary instrument abuse. On March 30, 2017, a deputy began an investigation into a report of the theft of a four-wheeler. The deputy learned that Jordan arranged a meeting with the victim through Craigslist and Facebook claiming that he wanted to purchase the ATV that was listed for sale. Jordan met with the victim in the Four Corners area and had $4,300 on hand to secure a test drive of the vehicle. Jordon drove away on the four-wheeler and never returned. The cash was later found to be fake money. The deputy obtained a warrant for Jordan’s arrest. He was located at his residence and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set. The case remains under investigation.
Charlie R. Williams, Jr., 38, 1910 Canal Drive Apt. #11, Franklin, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 6:53 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of speeding, operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, and operating a vehicle without insurance. A correctional officer transported Williams from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $500.
Julia M. Bailey, 56, 385 Two Brothers Street, Amelia, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 8:02 pm for simple battery. Deputies responded to a report of a battery on Two Brothers Street and spoke with several subjects on scene. Deputies gathered evidence indicating that Bailey was attempting to incite a fight with a female victim when she struck the victim in the face and grabbed her by the hair. Bailey was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bailey was released on a $2,500 bond.
David Norris, 48, 1017 A Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on April 4, 2017 at 7:09 pm on a warrant for theft and criminal trespass. A deputy investigating a complaint of theft found evidence that Norris entered onto a property on Highway 182 in Jeanerette and stole a dog kennel. A warrant was issued for his arrest. A deputy located Norris at a residence in Ricohoc and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $2,500.
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