St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Casey Gros, Jr., 23, 1306 Lake Palourde Road, Amelia, LA was arrested on September 12, 2017 at 9:34 pm for aggravated assault. A deputy responded to call for service regarding an assault with a weapon at a business on the frontage road in Amelia. The deputy assigned to the case collected evidence that Gros waved a knife at a male subject while yelling at him. Gros was located at his residence. Following the investigation, Gros was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on a $1,500 bond.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that the Narcotics Section made the following arrests:
Jeremy Watson, 30, 2205 Maple Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 12, 2017 at 6:34 pm for the following offenses:
- Failure to signal a turn 100 feet prior to an intersection
- Improper lane usage
- Obstruction of justice
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of Schedule II (hydrocodone)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
Narcotics detectives patrolling Bayou Vista observed vehicle fail to properly signal a turn and cross over the fog line on LA Highway 182 near Mercury Road. Detectives conducted a traffic stop. While speaking with the driver, identified as Watson, detectives smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Detectives received consent to search Watson and the car. They located marijuana a hydrocodone pill and burnt marijuana cigarettes. Detectives also found a pipe used to smoke marijuana that Watson attempted to hide on his person during the traffic stop. Watson was transported to the St. Mary parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Tonya Clements, 31, 317 Gilbeau Road Apt. 106J Lafayette, LA was arrested on September 12, 2017 at 7:36 pm for the following offenses:
- No tail lights
- Operation a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license
- Possession of Schedule IV (clonazepam) with intent to distribute
- Possession of Schedule II (Adderall) with intent to distribute
- Distribution of Schedule II (Adderall)
Emilie Elkins, 25, 317 Gilbeau Road, Apt. 106 J, Lafayette, LA was arrested on September 12, 2017 at 7:36 pm for possession of Schedule IV (clonazepam).
Narcotics detectives patrolling Baldwin observed a vehicle on Bollard Street that had 2 brake lights that were not working. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Clements, and passenger, Elkins. While speaking with the 2 subjects, detectives developed information that there were illegal drugs inside the pick-up truck. Detectives obtained a search warrant for the vehicle and located 20 clonazepam pills in hidden in the console area and prescription bottles containing Adderall as well as an empty prescription bottle of Adderall. Through further investigation, detectives found evidence that Clements had distributed some of the Adderall pills. Clements and Elkins were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.