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07/31/2017

Arrest Report - July 31, 2017

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 72-hour weekend reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 108 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Joseph Green, 30, 1111 Roper Road #69, Scott, LA was arrested on July 28, 2017 at 3:46 pm on a warrant for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of probation. Green was transported by Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the warrant. Green was released on a $750 bond.

 

Allen Hebert, Jr., 26, 911 Anderson Street Apt 3, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 28, 2017 at 6:45 pm on 2 Iberia Parish warrants for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery (strangulation) and for failure to appear on the charge of failure to register as a sex offender. A deputy located Hebert at his residence and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Hebert was transferred to the Iberia Parish jail.

 

Yuni Rayes, 26, 307 8th Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on July 28, 2017 at 5:47pm for unlawful possession of fraudulent documents. A deputy investigating a separate complaint received consent to search Rayes’ residence and located a fraudulent social security card, driver’s license, and birth certificate. Rayes was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Brian Turner, Jr., 29, 118 Easy Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 5:12 am for resisting an officer. A deputy assisting Baldwin police in locating Turner observed a subject matching his description walking on Kemper Road and made contact with him. When the deputy asked him for identification, the subject fled on foot. The deputy followed and, with the assistance of by-standers in the area, detained the subject. The subject was identified as Turner. Turner was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Shayna Muffoletto, 21, 814 Anderson Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 10:07 am for the following offenses:

  • Possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids)
  • Misuse of toxic vapors
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Littering

 

Ross Benoit, 18, 342 Queen Row, Lafayette, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 10:07 am for possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids), misuse of toxic vapors, and littering.

 

Larry Billiot, 17, 104 Cherry Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 10:07 am for possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids) and misuse of toxic vapors.

 

After receiving a complaint of a suspicious vehicle and suspicious subjects, deputies were dispatched to Yokley Canal Road beneath the US Highway 90 overpass. Deputies located the suspect vehicle and spoke with the three occupants inside. Deputies received consent to search the vehicle and located synthetic marijuana and items of drug paraphernalia in the car. Deputies also observed trash on the ground around the vehicle belonging to Muffoletto. Muffoletto, Benoit, and Billiot were released on summonses to appear in court on October 11, 2017.

 

Gene Wells, Jr., 48, 838 Irish Bend Road, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 3:42 pm for animal cruelty. A deputy investigating a report of animal cruelty found an emaciated horse with no access to food or water at a property on Bray Drive in Franklin. The deputy also observed a wound on the horse’s muzzle. The deputy identified Wells as the owner of the animal. Following the investigation, the deputy transported Wells to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Wells was released on a $3,000 bond.

 

Deric Wilcox, 35, 1381 Pitkin Highway 10 East, Leesville, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 6:00 pm for domestic abuse battery. A deputy responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at a business off US Highway 90 in Patterson. Through investigation, the deputy found evidence that Wilcox pulled on a female victim’s arm during an argument at the location. The deputy transported Wilcox to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Wilcox was released on a $2,500 bond.

 

Leonard Ceasar, 32, 205 Martin Luther King Drive, Baldwin, LA was arrested on July 29, 2017 at 9:15 pm for illegal possession of stolen firearms. A deputy assisting Baldwin Police with locating a reckless driver, observed a vehicle matching the description on Martin Luther King Drive. The deputy observed the driver stop the vehicle, exit the car, and walk to another vehicle while concealing an item. The driver, identified as Ceasar, then walked back to speak with the deputy. During the subsequent investigation, the deputy located a handgun where Ceasar had been and found that the gun was reported stolen. Ceasar was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Ceasar was released on a $3,000 bond.

 

Terrell Tripeaux, 47, 102 East Long Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 2:10 am for domestic abuse battery and possession of open (alcoholic) containers in motor vehicles.

 

Takesha Brown, 35, 102 East Long Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 2:10 am for domestic abuse battery.

 

A deputy responded to a report of 2 subjects fighting in the roadway on LA Highway 83. The deputy detained the 2 subjects identified as Tripeaux and Brown. During the investigation, the deputy learned that Tripeaux and Brown began pushing and hitting each other during an argument inside a moving a vehicle. The deputy also located an open container of an alcoholic beverage inside the vehicle belonging to Tripeaux. Both subjects were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Brown was released on a $2,500 bond. No bail is set for Tripeaux.

 

Ethan Mensman, 20, 154 Riverview Drive Apt 10, Patterson, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 4:24 am for improper lane usage and possession of marijuana. A deputy observed a vehicle traveling across the fog line of LA Highway 182 in Berwick and onto the shoulder of the roadway. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver identified as Mensman. The deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located a partially burnt marijuana cigarette. Mensman was released on a summons to appear in court on October 11, 2017.

 

Roy East, 53, 610 Iberia Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 6:36 pm for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of (open) alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles. A deputy responding to a report of a disturbance at a residence in the Franklin area observed a subject involved in the incident driving on Willow Street and stopped the vehicle. While speaking with East, the deputy smelled the odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and observed indicators of impairment. East later registered a 0.142g% blood alcohol concentration on a breath test. The deputy also located an open can of beer on the ground near the vehicle. East was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $3,000.

 

Cameron Jackson, 18, 131 Sun Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 9:40 pm on 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charges of disturbing the peace (offensive language), disturbing the peace (fighting), and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy located Jackson at his residence on the warrants and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.

 

Neybalys Fernandez, 23, Lake Charles, LA was arrested on July 30, 2017 at 10:40 pm for disturbing the peace (intoxicated), simple assault, and resisting an officer. A deputy traveling on US Highway 90 in the Centerville area observed a vehicle parked on the side of the road and stopped to assist. The deputy collected evidence that Fernandez caused a disturbance in the vehicle. When Fernandez made verbal threats that he would throw passengers out of the moving vehicle, the driver stopped on the side of the roadway. Fernandez refused to provide identification to the deputy. Following the investigation, Fernandez was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $4,500.

 

Jeremy Stanton, 35, 3519 East Old Spanish Trail, New Iberia, LA was arrested on July 31, 2017 at 2:24 am for the following offenses:

  • Improper lane usage
  • Head lamps required
  • Operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license
  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
  • Resisting an officer (giving false information)
  • Warrant from Lafayette Parish for failure to appear

 

Michael Johnson, Jr., 31, 19710 Highway 182, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on July 31, 2017 at 2:24 am for possession of Schedule I (marijuana).

 

A deputy patrolling the Irish Bend Road area observed a vehicle with only one working headlight. The deputy also observed the vehicle swerving across the centerline and fog line of the roadway and conducted a traffic stop on Northwest Boulevard. While speaking with the 2 occupants of the vehicle, the deputy smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the SUV. The deputy found that the driver gave a false name. The passenger was identified as Johnson. A Franklin Police officer who arrived to assist with the traffic stop, identified the driver as Stanton. The deputy found that Stanton was operating the vehicle with a suspended license and located an active warrant for his arrest. During a search of the vehicle, the deputy found a small bag of marijuana between the driver and passenger seats. Stanton was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set. Johnson was released on a summons to appear in court on October 11, 2017.

 

Darrell Johnson, 48, 165 St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 31, 2017 at 2:53 am for improper lane usage and possession of Schedule I (marijuana). A deputy observed a vehicle cross over the centerline of the roadway on Yokley Road and conducted a traffic stop on Chatsworth Road. While speaking with the driver, Johnson, the deputy learned that there was marijuana inside the vehicle. The deputy located a partially burnt marijuana cigarette in the truck. Johnson was released on a summons to appear in court on October 11, 2017.

 

Please note that the following arrest was made on July 25, 2017.

James Acosta, 48, 4492 LA Highway 83, Franklin, LA was arrested on July 25, 2017 at 10:56 pm on a warrant from the Department of Public Safety and Corrections Division of Probation and Parole for probation violation. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional officer located the active warrant Acosta. No bail is set.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office

985-354-0714

pio@stmaryso.com

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