St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 40 complaints and made the following arrests:
K-9 UNIT – NARCOTICS SECTION
Cindy Denman, 24, 2312 9th Street, Austin, TX was arrested on January 18, 2018 at 3:38 pm for improper lane usage, possession of Schedule I (marijuana), and possession of drug paraphernalia. The K-9 Unit observed a vehicle cross over the fog line of US Highway 90 in the Patterson area and conducted a traffic stop. The detective identified the driver as Denman. While speaking with her, the detective learned that Denman had marijuana in her possession. Marijuana was located in her purse along with multiple items of drug paraphernalia. Denman was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $3,750.
UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION
Juvenile male, 15, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on January 18, 2018 at 7:34 pm for aggravated assault. A deputy investigated a complaint of an assault that occurred in Sorrel. The deputy collected evidence that the juvenile pointed a BB gun at a juvenile male victim. The 15-year-old juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
Daniel Edlin, 29, 222 Patton Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on January 19, 2018 at 6:58 pm for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, improper lane usage, and driver must be licensed. A deputy responded to a call for service about a reckless driver on LA Highway 182 in the Amelia area. The deputy located the suspect vehicle stopped in the lane of travel on Railroad Avenue in Morgan City. The deputy then observed the vehicle accelerate and move into the opposite lane of travel before driving down the middle of the roadway. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Edlin. The deputy smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on Edlin and observed several other signs of intoxication. The deputy also found that Edlin did not have a license to drive. Following the investigation, Edlin was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $3,000.