St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Dustin Burch, 24, 213 Hendricks Street, Patterson, LA, was arrested on October 9, 2018, at 1:16 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of no seat belt and operating a vehicle while license is suspended.
A corrections deputy at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center made contact with Burch when he turned himself in on an active warrant for his arrest. Burch was booked on said warrant and was released on a $1,500 bond.
Sheri Romero, 39, 193 Gibbs Road, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 9, 2018, at 5:00 pm for leash law.
A deputy patrolling the area of Franklin was dispatched to a residence on Gibbs Road in reference to an animal complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the homeowner who complained of dogs running around without leashes coming into the yard and antagonizing the homeowner’s dogs who are in a contained area. The deputy observed dogs without leashes in the yard and made contact with the owner of the dogs, Romero. Romero was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.