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01/20/2016

Arrest Report - January 20, 2016

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:

 

Erica Pederson, 35, 137 Domino Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 7:06 pm for the following offenses:

- Possession of methamphetamine

- Possession of Schedule II (oxycotin) with intent to distribute

- Possession of drug paraphernalia

- Possession of a Legend Drug (amoxicillin) without a prescription

- Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone) 

 

Donovan Pederson, 35, 137 Domino Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 7:06 pm for the following offenses:

- Possession of methamphetamine

- Possession of Schedule II (oxycotin) with intent to distribute

- Possession of drug paraphernalia

- Possession of a Legend Drug (amoxicillin) without a prescription

- Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone) 

 

Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a several month long investigation with narcotics agents from the Patterson Police Department into suspected illegal drug activity at 137 Domino Street. The joint investigation began after both agencies received multiple complaints. As a result of the investigation, detectives obtained a search warrant for the residence. Narcotics detectives, agents, and members of the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division executed the warrant and located methamphetamine, pills, and items of drug paraphernalia including a digital scale and a syringe. Detectives also located evidence showing E. Pederson and D. Pederson were selling E. Pederson’s prescription oxycotin pills for money and methamphetamine. This residence is located less than 2,000 feet from a church in Patterson. Both subjects were transported to the parish jail for booking. E. Pederson was released on a $5,000 bond. D. Pederson was released on a $25,000 bond.

 

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 26 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Clara Watkins, 65, 302 Glenwood Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 7:58 am for the following offenses:

- General speed law (school zone 25 in a posted 15)

- Driving under suspension

- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of direct contempt, speeding, and failure to honor written promise to appear

- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of direct contempt, disobeying a traffic light, and failure to honor written promise to appear

A deputy directing traffic in the school zone on Lake Palourde Road at Julia Street in Amelia observed a vehicle speeding. The deputy stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Watkins. During the stop, the deputy discovered that her driver’s license was listed as suspended and that there were two active warrants for Watkins’ arrest. Watkins was transported to the parish jail for booking. She was released after posting $2,644 bond.

 

Jared Hope, 25, 307 Louisa Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 10:05 am for possession of Schedule I (synthetic cannabinoids). A deputy responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Ricohoc Drive near the Calumet floodgate. Upon arrival, the deputy located the vehicle off of the roadway and made contact with Hope. While speaking with Hope, the deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located a burnt synthetic marijuana cigar. The deputy released Hope on a summons to appear in court on March 30, 2016. The vehicle was towed from the location.

 

Charles Berger, 25, 125 Clarke Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 4:09 pm on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest warrant stems from a search warrant executed by narcotics detectives in 2014 at Berger’s former residence. Detectives located items of drug paraphernalia belonging to Berger. A deputy assigned to the Warrants Division located Berger at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse on the warrant. Berger was released on a summons to appear in court on March 7, 2016.

 

Emilie Pittman, 22, 216 Jupiter Street, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on January 19, 2016 at 9:08 pm on the following offenses:

- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving while intoxicated, reckless operation of a vehicle, speeding, and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license on person

- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle with a suspended license and speeding

- Thibodaux City Court warrant for failure to appear on the charges of disturbing the peace, resisting an officer, and direct contempt

A deputy went to Pittman’s residence to carry out the warrants and located her there. Pittman was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

 

 

 

Traci Landry

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Officer

pio@stmaryso.com

985-354-0714

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