St. Mary Arrest Report 9-24-2018

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 81 complaints and reports the following arrests:

Brandt Johnson, 32, 6546 Highway 87, Charenton, LA was arrested on September 21, 2018, at 8:38 pm for possession of marijuana and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of hit and run driving.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle cross the center line and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, Johnson. During the stop, the deputy found a marijuana cigarette and learned of an active warrant for Johnson’s arrest.  Johnson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Enforcement Center for booking.  Johnson was released on a $3,000 bond.

Jasmine Byers, 18, 1607 Tupelo Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on September 21, 2018, at 9:45 pm for driving with no insurance and driving without a license.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle with no tail lights on. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Byers. Through the traffic stop, the deputy found that Byers had no insurance on the vehicle and did not have a driver’s license with her. Byers was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Kerry Davis, Jr., 27, 110 Alexander Lane, Franklin, LA was arrested on September 21, 2018, at 10:59 pm for possession of legend drug without a prescription and improper lane usage.

Deputies patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle cross the center line while traveling westbound on Sterling Bridge Approach.  The deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Davis. During the stop, the deputies requested help from the Franklin Police Department K-9 unit. The K-9 was deployed and showed an odor response to Davis’ vehicle.  The deputies recovered a bag with 42 white pills (Buspirone), for which Davis had no prescription. Davis was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Mitchell Colbert, 32, 4204 Sarah Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on September 22, 2018, at 2:25 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle make a right turn without using a proper signal. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Colbert. Through the stop, the deputy learned of an active warrant for Colbert’s arrest.  Colbert was transported to the St. Mary Parish Enforcement Center for booking.  Colbert was released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Shane Gibson, 19, 122 Boudreaux Lane, Baldwin, LA was arrested on September 22, 2018, at 11:57 pm for possession of marijuana.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to assist the Baldwin Police Department in reference to a illegal discharge of a firearm call. Upon arrival and while assisting, the deputy observed a man leaving the approximate area of the call and made contact with the man, identified as Gibson. Through the investigation, marijuana was found in Gibson’s backpack.  Gibson was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Rondon Caesar, 42, 448 North Branch Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on September 22, 2018, at 2:25 am for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin observed a vehicle make a right turn without using a proper signal. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver and two passengers. During the investigation, the deputy found a bag of marijuana and multiple small baggies. One of the passengers, Caesar, acknowledged that it belonged to him. Caesar was transported to the St. Mary Parish Enforcement Center for booking.  Caesar was released on a $2,500 bond.

Juvenile male, 14, Patterson, LA was arrested on September 22, 2018, at 12:56 pm for ungovernable juvenile.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson was dispatched to a residence in Patterson in reference to an ungovernable juvenile. The deputy made contact with the juvenile and transported the juvenile to the Morgan City Branch Office for processing. The juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.

Milton Livas, 39, 112 Murphy Lane, Thibodaux, LA was arrested on September 23, 2018, at 1:54 am for speeding and suspended driver’s license.

Deputies patrolling the area of Baldwin observed a vehicle traveling north on Highway 83 at a high rate of speed. The deputies conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Livas. Though the stop the deputies learned that Livas’ license was suspended. Livas was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Michael Ackerman, 68, 726 Parish Road 131, Verdunville, LA was arrested on September 23, 2018, at 9:52 am for leash law.

A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a residence on Parish Road 131 in reference to an animal complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with a female who stated that a pit bull had come into her yard and chased her dog and she feared it was going to attack her. After being shown evidence of the incident, the deputy made contact with the owner of the dog, Ackerman.  Ackerman was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.

Steven Morris, 32, 113 Vista Village Lane, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on September 23, 2018, at 11:00 am for domestic abuse battery.

A deputy patrolling the area of Morgan City was dispatched to a residence on Belanger Street in reference to an incident that occurred earlier. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with a victim who claimed that Morris had gotten physical with the victim. Through the investigation, the deputy found evidence of a physical encounter between the victim and Morris. Morris was transported to the St. Mary Parish Enforcement Center for booking.  No bail was set.

Cheyanne Pisani, 19, 1269 Delmar Avenue, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 23, 2018, at 3:24 pm for theft.

Carley Gros, 17, 723 5th street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on September 23, 2018, at 3:24 pm for theft.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a local business in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with store personnel who advised that two female subjects were observed taking merchandise and attempting to exit the business without paying. The deputy made contact with Pisani and Gros, and through the investigation learned that Pisani had taken the items with the help of Gros.  Pisani and Gros were arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.