St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jonathan Jerome Lindsey, 34, 5618 Bayou Black Dr., Gibson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 10:01 am on warrants for failure to appear for possession of synthetic cannabinoids (1st offense), operating a vehicle while license is suspended/revoked/canceled, improper lane usage and failure to appear for improper turn and/or failure to give required signal.
A deputy was patrolling the area of James St. in Siracusaville, La., when he observed Lindsey playing basketball. The deputy was aware of active warrants for Lindsey’s arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $6,000.
Roger Bernard Short, Jr., 33, 6345 Mary St., Gibson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 1:30 pm on warrants from the Morgan City Police Department for failure to appear to pay fines for driver must be licensed.
A deputy was patrolling Lake Palourde Rd. near Laura Lee Ln. in Amelia, La., when he observed Short walking. The deputy was aware of the active warrant for Short’s arrest. He was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bond has been set.
Male Juvenile, 13, was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 5:30 pm for simple battery.
Deputies were dispatched to the Bayou Vista Skate Park in Bayou Vista, La. in reference to a battery. Upon arrival, the deputy spoke to the complainant and witnesses about the incident. After further investigation, the male juvenile was arrested on the above-mentioned charges. The male juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court action.
Clarence Cleveland Guidry, 50, 104 Mozart Dr., Houma, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 8:07 pm on a warrant for failure to appear.
Guidry turned himself into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the above-mentioned warrant. Bond has been set at $750.
Edward Greg Campbell, 38, 512 Leo Dr., Patterson, La., was arrested on April 15, 2019, at 8:50 pm for no head lamps, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant for failure to appear for possession/distribution/sale of a legend drug without a prescription.
A deputy with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office K-9 Division was merging onto US Highway 90 Westbound from Morgan City when he observed a vehicle traveling with no head lamps or tail lights. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Campbell. While the deputy was speaking with Campbell, a strong odor of marijuana was emitting from the vehicle. When the deputy questioned Campbell about the odor of marijuana, he denied having any inside the vehicle. K-9 Vickie was deployed to conduct an open-air sniff and was alerted to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, marijuana and drug paraphernalia was located. A background check on Campbell revealed the above-mentioned warrant. Campbell was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bond has been set at $6,350.