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02/06/2018

Narcotics Section Conducts Search Warrant in Amelia, 1 Arrested

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 37 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Alyssa Ashmore, 28, 302 Third Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 1:45 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of diazepam, simple battery, and disturbing the peace by appearing in an intoxicated condition. A deputy responding to a call for service at a business in Bayou Vista came into contact with Ashmore and located the active warrant for her arrest. The deputy transported Ashmore to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $15,000.

 

Cassandra Collins, 41, 115 Sycamore Drive, Lafayette, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 3:40 pm on 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods and on the charge of intentional littering. A correctional deputy transported Collins from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking.

 

Deandre Grismore, 30, 513 Ash Street, Franklin, LA was booked on February 5, 2018 at 6:55 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of simple battery, criminal trespassing, and disturbing the peace by fighting. While booking Grismore at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional deputy located the active warrant for Grismore’s arrest. Bail is set at $1,500.

 

NARCOTICS SECTION

 

George Colbert, 51, 112 Long Street, Baldwin, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 9:46 pm for possession of drug paraphernalia. Narcotics detectives patrolling Baldwin observed a subject riding a bicycle the wrong way on the roadway with no lights. The detective stopped to speak with the subject and identified him as Colbert. The detective received consent to search Colbert and located a glass pipe used to smoke crack cocaine in his pocket. Colbert was released on a summons to appear in court on May 2, 2018.

 

Derek Gaskins, 37, 151 Friendship Alley, Amelia, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 6:07 pm for the following offenses: 

  • Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
  • Possession of Schedule I (crack cocaine) with intent to distribute (over 28 grams)
  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
  • Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Transactions involving drug proceeds
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)

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Narcotics detectives developed information that illegal drug activity was taking place at a Gaskins residence and obtained a search warrant for the location. Detectives found crack cocaine, marijuana, and over $1,600 in cash on Gaskins person. The money is suspected of being gained from the sale of illegal drugs. Detectives also located marijuana, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, a firearm, and items of drug paraphernalia inside the residence. Gaskins is a convicted felon. The residence where the drugs were found is located within 2,000 feet of a church. Gaskins was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Bail is set at $81,500. 

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NARCOTICS SECTION SEARCH WARRANT 2/5/18 – Friendship Alley, Amelia, LA

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Roosevelt James, 28, 1256 W Martin Luther King Road, Charenton, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 10:47 pm for the following offenses:

  • License plate light required
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana) with intent to distribute
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone) 

Tyrusha Charles, 36, 1256 W Martin Luther King Road, Charenton, LA was arrested on February 5, 2018 at 10:47 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana), obstruction of justice, and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone).

 

Narcotics detectives patrolling the Charenton area observed a vehicle with no license plate lights on Martin Luther King Road. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as James and the passenger as Charles. Detectives smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the pick-up truck. While speaking with the occupants, detectives observed Charles chewing marijuana and recovered a small bag of the substance. Through investigation, detectives collected evidence that both subjects attempted to discard the marijuana and that James sold the illegal substance. The traffic stop occurred within 2,000 feet of a church and park.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office

985-354-0714

pio@stmaryso.com

http://www.stmaryso.com/      

 

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