St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 32 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Marlene Watkins, 55, 1305 Cambridge Drive, LaPlace, LA was arrested on September 6, 2017 at 12:29 am for aggravated flight from an officer and reckless operation of a vehicle. A dispatcher received several calls of a vehicle traveling east in the westbound lane of US Highway 90 through the Bayou Vista area. A deputy responded and located the vehicle traveling the wrong way in the westbound lane towards Morgan City. The deputy initiated a traffic stop. The driver failed to stop and continued at a high rate of speed into Amelia. The deputy followed the vehicle into Assumption Parish and Terrebonne Parish. During the pursuit, Louisiana State Police were contacted. A trooper stopped the vehicle while in Terrebonne Parish. The driver, Watkins, was detained. The deputy spoke with Watkins and observed that she appeared to be confused. Watkins was transported to the Terrebonne Parish jail for booking and then transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for housing. No bail is set. Continuing the investigation, the deputy learned that a Watkins’ family member had filed a welfare concern report for her in St. John the Baptist Parish. All information gathered during this investigation has been turned over to the District Attorney’s Office.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:
Kenneth Alfred, 43, 515 Marie Street Apt. #2, Patterson, LA was arrested on September 5, 2017 at 5:03 pm for obscenity. Deputies received a complaint of obscenity in the parking lot of the Bayou Vista Library. Narcotics Detectives responded and learned that a male subject exposed his genitals inside a parked vehicle. Detectives located the suspect driving on Highway 90 in Berwick and stopped him. He was identified as Alfred. During the investigation, detectives learned that Alfred exposed his genitals inside a parked vehicle and was masturbating while watching a pornographic video on a cell phone. Alfred was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Crystal Bourgeois, 35, 96 Lee Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on September 6, 2017 at 2:49 am for the following offenses:
- Possession of Schedule IV (Xanax)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Obstruction of justice
- Entering contraband into a penal institution
Terrell Charles, 19, 1256 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton, LA was arrested on September 6, 2017 at 2:49 am for obstruction of justice.
Narcotics detectives received a complaint of illegal drug activity taking place in a room at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista. When detectives went to the room, they saw Charles look out the window, then run into the bathroom. Detectives also observed a Xanax pill, a used syringe, and other items related to illegal drug use inside the room. After obtaining a search warrant, detectives located additional drug paraphernalia including a pipe used to smoke methamphetamine and spoons containing methamphetamine residue. Detectives spoke with Charles and Bourgeois, the room’s occupants, and found evidence that Charles flushed a synthetic marijuana cigar down the toilet. Charles and Bourgeois were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Narcotics detectives then received information that Bourgeois was in possession of additional illegal drugs. Methamphetamine and marijuana were recovered from Bourgeois’ person. No bail is set for Bourgeois or Charles.