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Deputies Arrest 1 for DWI, Reckless Operation Thanks to Reports from Motorists - Arrest Report, April 21, 2017

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 32 complaints and reports the following arrests:


Jeremy W. McAdams, 33, 11034 Long Leaf Street, Collinsville, MS was arrested on April 20, 2017 at 6:05 am for disturbing the peace (intoxicated). A deputy responded to a report of an unresponsive subject lying in the parking lot of a business on Duhon Boulevard in Amelia. The deputy located the subject, attempted to communicate with him, and smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath and body. The deputy identified the subject as McAdams. Acadian Ambulance Services transported McAdams to Teche Regional Medical Center. According to Morgan City Police Officers, they received information that McAdams became combative towards EMT’s while en route to the hospital. McAdams refused treatment and was released from the medical facility. Following the investigation, the deputy took McAdams into custody on the above listed charge. Before booking, McAdams was transported to Franklin Foundation Hospital for evaluation where he refused medical treatment a second time. McAdams was booked into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. McAdams was released on a $1,000 bond.


John Navarre, 38, 119 Henning Road, Scott, LA was arrested on April 20, 2017 at 6:42 am for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and reckless operation. A deputy responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on US Highway 90 in the Patterson area. The deputy located the suspect vehicle that had been stopped by a Patterson Police Officer and identified the suspect driver as Naverre. The deputy spoke with multiple witnesses who gave accounts that Naverre was traveling at a high rate of speed, struck orange traffic cones in the construction area, and served off the roadway into a grassy area before re-entering the highway. While speaking with Naverre, the deputy observed several signs of impairment. Naverre was swaying back and forth, had difficulty keeping his balance, and was slurring his words as he spoke. Through investigation, the deputy found evidence that Navarre got behind the wheel of the pick-up truck after taking prescribed medication that has a label warning against driving under certain side effects of the drug. The deputy administered a standardized field sobriety test. Navarre conducted the test poorly. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Navarre was released on a $3,000 bond.


Victor Mendoza Galindo, 32, 13568 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA was arrested on April 20, 2017 at 9:05 pm for the following offenses:

  • Tail lamps required
  • No driver’s license
  • No insurance
  • No registration

A deputy observed a vehicle traveling with no working tail lights on Highway 182 in Morgan City and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy spoke with the driver and identified him as Galindo. The deputy found that he was driving the SUV without a license, insurance, or registration. Galindo was released on a summons to appear in court on July 10, 2017.


NOTE: The following arrest was made on April 19, 2017.

Ryan J. Arceneaux, 46, 219 Teurlings Drive, Lafayette, LA was arrested on April 19, 2017 at 12:50 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of theft of crab traps and use of gear without a recreational gear license. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional officer located the active warrant for Arceneaux’s arrest. Arceneaux was released on a $1,000 bond.



St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:


Christopher Adams, 42, 2602 Clines Lane Lot #10, Amelia, LA was arrested on April 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana) and possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine). A detective with the St. Mary Parish Narcotics Section investigating suspected illegal drug activity in Amelia encountered Adams on Clines Lane. The detective smelled the odor of marijuana coming from Adams’ body. While speaking with him, the detective learned that Adams had marijuana on his person. Adams turned the illegal substance over to the detective. During a search of Adams, the detective also located 2 bags containing methamphetamine. Adams was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.





Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

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