St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Justin Crews, 36, 156 Chirpy’s Lane, Amelia, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 12:56 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle without a license plate and operating while license is suspended.
A deputy made contact with Crews at the Morgan City Office as Crews turned himself in on an active warrant for his arrest. Crews was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail was set.
Heather Padgett, 43, 7408 Highway 182 East, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 4:33 pm for failure to register as a sex offender.
A transportation deputy transported Padgett from another agency to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. Padgett was booked and incarcerated. No bail was set.
Ethel Williams, 70, 404 Canal Street, Franklin, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 6:46 pm for theft.
A deputy patrolling Amelia was dispatched to a local business in reference to a theft complaint. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with security personnel from the business and Williams, who was being detained for theft. Williams was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Williams was released on a $1,500 bond.
Josiah Parker, 25, 131 Lagonda Lane, Bayou Vista, LA, was arrested on October 8, 2018, at 5:46 pm for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Detectives with the Narcotics Section were patrolling the area of Patterson and conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for improper lane usage. The detectives made contact with the driver, Parker, and smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Through the investigation, drugs and drug paraphernalia belonging to Parker were found. Parker was arrested and released on a summons to appear on December 6, 2018.