St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 131 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Juvenile male, 15, was arrested on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11:41 am for possession of schedule I (marijuana). School resource officers responded to a school in regards to a juvenile being in possession of marijuana while on campus. The juvenile was released into the custody of his guardian, pending juvenile proceedings.
Clifford Badeaux, 60, 623 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton, LA was arrested on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 5:20 pm on warrant for theft of utilities. While investigating a different incident, deputies made contact with Badeaux. Deputies learned that Badeaux had an active arrest warrant. The warrant stemmed from a complaint made on May 5, 2015, where deputies found evidence that Badeaux had stolen utilities. Badeaux was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $1,000.
Harold Melancon Jr., 44, 120 Bayou View Drive, Franklin, LA was arrested on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 11:38 pm for simple battery. A deputy patrolling the Franklin area was dispatched to a local bar in regards to a fight. Deputies found evidence that Melancon was involved in a physical altercation with the victim. Melancon was released on a summons with a court date of October 23, 2017.
Jake Gaddy, 24, 208 Tunica Drive, Charenton, LA was arrested on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:13 am for driving while intoxicated and careless operation (with crash). A deputy patrolling the Baldwin area responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 87 near the 5400 block. The deputy observed the vehicle to be resting in the roadway. While speaking with Gaddy, the deputy could smell an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his person and observed indicators of impairment. Gaddy later registered a 0.219g% blood alcohol concentration on a breath test. Gaddy was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on a $3,000 bond.
Devin Bell, 26, 719 Gabriel Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 2:45 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of no vehicle registration, operating a vehicle without a driver’s license on person, and failure to honor written promise. A deputy in the Patterson area observed a vehicle traveling with a broken tail light. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on Highway 90 near Red Cypress, and made contact with Bell. The deputy learned that Bell held an active warrant. Bell was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bell was released on a $355 bond.
Jervis Bazile, 37, 118 Lancelin Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 11:39 pm for the following offenses:
- Domestic abuse battery
- Unauthorized entry of inhabited dwelling
- Failure to obtain special identification card (sex offender)
- Warrant (Lafayette Parish) for failure to appear for fine and no driver’s license
A deputy patrolling the Baldwin area responded to a residence in regards to a fight. The deputy found evidence that Bazile entered the residence through a window, without permission, and also threw a can of beer at the victim after a verbal altercation. While speaking with Bazile, the deputy learned that he was carrying an expired sex offender identification card and held an active warrant for his arrest. Bazile was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
Evan Hebert, 23, 10310 E. Admiral Doyle, New Iberia, LA was arrested on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 1:19 am for driving while intoxicated, open container in motor vehicle, and improper lane usage. A deputy patrolling the Baldwin area observed a vehicle traveling on Highway 182 cross both the center line and white fog line. The deputy conducted a traffic stop near Adeline Bridge Approach Road. Upon making contact with Hebert, the deputy smelled an odor of alcohol emitting from the vehicle, and observed an open container of alcoholic beverage resting in the center consol cup holder. Hebert performed poorly on the standardized field sobriety test conducted by the deputy. Hebert later registered a 0.145g% blood alcohol concentration on a breath test. Hebert was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. He was released on a $3,250 bond.
Edmond Robertson, 60, 112 Jolivette Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 1:52 am on the charge of improper telephone communications. A deputy patrolling Saint Joseph responded to several reports of false medical emergencies at a residence. The deputy found evidence that Robertson placed several calls to E-911. Robertson was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office