St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 72-hour weekend reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 132 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Courtney Gauthier, 31, 206 Chauvin Drive, Morgan City, LA was arrested on August 4, 2017 at 10:45pm on a warrant for failure to appear for contributing to the delinquency of juveniles. A deputy responding to a report of a suspicious person on Irish Bend Road made contact with Gauthier who was walking near Highway 182 and Sterling Road in Franklin. The deputy located the active warrant for Gauthier’s arrest and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Gauthier was released on a $200 bond.
Alexander Perez, 44, 2402 N. Dog River Drive, Mobile, AL was arrested on August 4, 2017 at 11:08pm on a warrant for failure to appear for disturbing the peace by appearing in an intoxicated condition and criminal damage to property. A deputy working in Amelia responded to a disturbance that occurred at the business on Lake Palourde Road. While investigating the complaint, the deputy came into contact with Perez and learned of an active warrant for his arrest. While being transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking, Perez kicked the window of the patrol unit causing damage to it. No bail is set.
Wanda Singleton, 47, 100 Lancelin Street #2, Baldwin, LA was arrested on August 5, 2017 at 2:59am for disturbing the peace by fighting and criminal damage to property.
Catherine Johnlouis, 50, 401 Ira Street, Lot 2, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on August 5, 2017 at 2:59am for disturbing the peace by fighting.
Deputies responded to a fight at a bar on Sorrel Road in Sorrel. Through the course of the investigation, deputies developed evidence that Singleton and Johnlouis were involved in a fistic encounter and that Singleton damaged a vehicle occupied by Johnlouis. Both subjects were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. Singleton was released on a $1,500 bond. Johnlouis was released on a $1,000 bond.
Lance Haycock Jr., 24, 607 Tunica Street, Charenton, LA was arrested on August 6, 2017 at 6:27pm on the following charges:
- Careless operation of a motor vehicle with an accident
- Unsafe vehicle conditions
- No driver’s license
- No vehicle insurance
- Warrant for failure to appear for speeding, no driver’s license on person, and open container
- Warrant for failure to appear for taking alligators during closed season
- Warrant for simple assault
A deputy working the Charenton area responded to a single vehicle crash on Chitimacha Trail. Contact was made with Haycock who stated he lost control of his vehicle while traveling. Through further investigation, the deputy found that Haycock was operating his vehicle without a driver’s license and insurance. Haycock was released on a summons to appear in court on October 23, 2017. The deputy later located active warrants for Haycock. The deputy contacted Chitimacha Tribal Police Department for assistance in locating him. The deputy transported Haycock from the Chitimacha Tribal Police Department to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Haycock was released on a $4,250 bond.
Jamie Gomez-Ramos, 42, 2019 Lake Palourde Road, Amelia, LA was arrested on August 6, 2017 at 10:45pm for sexual battery (misdemeanor). A deputy responded to a business in Amelia in reference to a possible sexual battery. While speaking with the subjects involved, the deputy found evidence that Gomez-Ramos grabbed a female victim. Gomez-Ramos was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Javantre Jackson, 22, 2135 Becnel Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on August 7, 2017 at 2:50am on a Franklin Police Department warrant for aggravated second degree battery. While responding to a trespasser complaint on Hebert Street, a deputy made contact with Jackson. The deputy learned of Jackson’s active warrant. Jackson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
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