St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Betty Metrejean, 52, 316 South Bay Road, Pierre Part, LA was arrested on September 7, 2017 at 10:35 pm for procedure on approach of an authorized emergency vehicle; passing a parked emergency vehicle (violation) and operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. A deputy conducting a traffic stop on US Highway 90 in Berwick observed a vehicle fail to move over despite having ample time and space to change lanes. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and met with the driver who was identified as Metrejean. While speaking with her, the deputy found that she was driving with a suspended license. Metrejean was released on a summons to appear in court on December 1, 2017.
Please note that the following arrests were made between August 31, 2017 and September 1, 2017.
Leroy Davis, III, 26, 415 Adams Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on August 31, 2017 at 4:17 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of minor in possession of alcohol. A correctional officer located Davis at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center, made the arrest on the warrant, and released Davis on a summons to appear in court on October 23, 2017.
Russell Singleton, Jr., 49, 326 Sterling Drive, Houma, LA was arrested on September 5, 2017 at 7:39 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving under suspension and speeding. Singleton was transferred to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for housing. A correctional officer located the active warrant for his arrest. Bail on the warrant is set at $5,000.
Stephen Boyd, Jr., 28, Ricohoc, LA was additionally charged with simple battery on September 1, 2017 at 2:34 pm. Correctional officers at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center investigated a fight that occurred between 2 inmates. During a verbal argument, Boyd struck a male victim in the face. Boyd remains incarcerated with no bail set.
James Anthony, 57, 1010 Marshall Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 1, 2017 at 2:21 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of 3 counts of theft. A correctional officer transported Anthony from the Ascension Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Anthony was released on a recognizance bond.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:
Crystal Bourgeois, 35, 96 Lee Street, Franklin, LA was additionally charged on September 6, 2017 at 4:24 pm on a warrant for possession of a Legend Drug (cyclobenzaprine) without a prescription. The warrant stems from a traffic stop investigation conducted by the Narcotics Section K-9 Unit in Morgan City in June. The detectives located a cyclobenzaprine pill in Bourgeois’ purse. Bourgeois was being housed at the Morgan City Police Department jail when the additional charge was filed.