St. Mary Arrest Report 9-4-2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 96-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 128 complaints and reports the following arrests:

Juvenile male, 15, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 8:56 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Alaila Payton, 17, 140 Mill Road, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 8:56 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Juvenile female, 15, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 8:56 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Aalyiah Batiste, 18, 312 Comeaux Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 8:56 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Juvenile female, 15, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 8:56 am for disturbing the peace by fighting.

Deputies patrolling the area of Patterson were dispatched to Patterson High School in reference to a report of a fight that had taken place. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the principal and made contact with Payton, Batiste, and three juveniles involved in the fight. Payton and Batiste were transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Batiste’s bail was set at $1,000. Payton was released on $1,000 bond. The three juveniles were released to their guardians pending juvenile court proceedings.

Kevin Mitchell, 27, 221 Sunset Avenue, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 1:40 pm for theft.

Deputies patrolling Bayou Vista were dispatched to a local business in reference to a shoplifting complaint.  Upon arriving at the business, the deputies made contact with store personnel who observed a man take merchandise and exit the store without paying. Deputies made contact with the man, who was identified as Mitchell.  Mitchell was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Mitchell was released on a summons to appear on November 13, 2018.

Anthony Jones, 37, 606 Cleveland Avenue, Patterson, LA was arrested on August 30, 2018, at 9:00 pm for armed robbery.

Deputies with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Express Cash Advance in Bayou Vista in reference to an armed robbery.  Through the investigation, a suspect was identified, and contact was made with a man matching the description. The suspect was identified as Jones. Deputies found evidence linking Jones to the robbery. Jones was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.  No bail was set.

Rodney Granger, Jr., 24, 543 Verdun Lane, Verdunville, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018 at 11:55 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of flight from an officer, reckless operation of a vehicle, and unlawful operation of an off-road vehicle.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson was assisting in an investigation of an unrelated disturbance when he made contact with Granger during a traffic stop near Cotton Road. Through the stop, the deputy found that there was an active warrant for Granger’s arrest. Granger was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Granger was released on a $1,500 bond.

Jonathan Judice., 29, 1005 Oakdale Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on September 1, 2018, at 1:17 am on an active warrant for criminal trespassing.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed two four-wheelers traveling northbound at milepost 10.  The deputy conducted a traffic stop and learned that one of the drivers, Judice, had an active warrant for his arrest. Judice was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Judice was released on a $1,000 bond.

Alyssa Acosta, 26, 819 Ditch Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 1, 2018, at 9:13 am for disturbing the peace by language.

Kathryn Wallace, 32, 9898 Arnold Road, Denham Springs, LA was arrested on September 1, 2018 at 9:13 am for disturbing the peace by language and simple battery.

Deputies patrolling Bayou Vista were dispatched to a business in reference to a fight between two females. Deputies made contact with Acosta and Wallace. Through the investigation, deputies found evidence of a fight between the two women.  Acosta was arrested and released on a summons to appear on November 13, 2018. Wallace was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

Darnell Ayro, 35, 121 Edward Lane, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on September 1, 2018, at 10:48 am for possession of stolen things, driving under suspension, and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of failure to register as a sex offender.

A deputy patrolling Amelia were dispatched to the area of highway 90 east in reference to a reckless driver. The deputies found the reported vehicle parked at a business in Amelia and made contact with the driver, Ayro. Through the investigation, the deputy learned of an active warrant for Ayro’s arrest. The deputy also learned that the vehicle was reported stolen in Houston, TX, and Ayro’s license was suspended. Ayro was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. Ayro was released on a $10,000 bond.

Travis Joseph, 37, 204 Bob Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on September 1, 2018, at 12:05 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of driving while intoxicated.

A deputy patrolling Cypremort Point observed a vehicle parked behind a business with visible “no trespassing” signs posted. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Joseph. Through the stop, the deputy learned of an active warrant for Joseph’s arrest. Joseph was transported to the St. Mary Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

NARCOTICS SECTION

Antonio Cojoe, 30, 510 Driskill Drive, Berwick, LA was arrested on August 31, 2018, at 10:02 pm for possession of marijuana.

Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Narcotics Section were patrolling the area of the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City on foot when they smelled the strong odor of marijuana as they walked past a male subject. Detectives made contact with the man, identified as Cojoe, and through the investigation found that Cojoe had marijuana on his person. Cojoe was arrested and released on a summons to appear on November 13, 2018.