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05/19/2016

Arrest Report - May 19, 2016

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 40 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

 

Matthew Freeman, 23, 632 Sebby’s Lane, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 3:05 am for operating a motor vehicle without insurance. A deputy stopped a vehicle on Belleview Street in Bayou Vista that matched a description released in a BOLO from a neighboring agency. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Freeman. The deputy found that Freeman was not the suspect being sought, but was operating the vehicle without insurance. Freeman was released on a summons to appear in court on August 29, 2016.

 

Desmond J. Richard, 34, 341 Michael Drive, Patterson, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 7:58 am on a warrant for criminal damage to property and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family. The warrant for criminal damage to property was obtained following an investigation into a complaint received in March. The deputy found that the victim had 2 flat tires on a vehicle. The tires appeared to have been cut. The deputy subsequently collected evidence indicating that Richard was responsible for damaging the tires. A correctional officer transported Richard from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the warrants. Bail is set at $5,581.51.

 

Hakeemia Bias, 22, 141 Friendship Alley, Amelia, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 11:15 am for entering contraband into a penal institution. While transferring inmate Bias to another dorm, a correctional officer located a makeshift weapon, commonly referred to as a shank, in Bias’ belongings. Bias remains incarcerated with no bail set.

 

Demetrius Green, 27, 630 Shannon Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery. Deputies responding to a disturbance on Highway 182 near Jupiter Street in Bayou Vista made contact with Green and located the active warrant for his arrest. Green was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

Cameron Jackson, 17, 131 Sun Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm on a warrant for criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. On May 16, 2016, a deputy received information regarding a criminal damage to property complaint from the Patterson Police Department. During the course of the investigation, the deputy found evidence that Jackson and three other suspects drove into a gate on private property off Zenor Road in Patterson causing damage to the structure. A deputy located Jackson at his residence on the warrant and transported him to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

Ben S. McMillin, Jr., 46, 605 Kem Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 8:47 pm for driving under suspension and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of direct contempt, speeding, and failure to honor written promise to appear. A deputy responding to a complaint of a reckless driver in the Franklin area located the vehicle on Highway 90 in Patterson and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as McMillin, and found that he was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. The deputy also located an active warrant for McMillin. Following the traffic stop investigation, he deputy transported McMillin to the parish jail for booking. He was later released on a $1,335 bond.

 

Joseph J. Paul, 34, 714 Iberia Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on May 19, 2016 at 12:46 am on a warrant for failure to appear in the charges of 2 counts of simple battery and on a warrant for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of probation on the charge of simple battery. A deputy assisting the Franklin Police with a complaint of a disturbance on Northwest Boulevard made contact with Paul and located the active warrants for his arrest. The deputy transported Paul to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

 

 

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

 

Kelvin Matthews, 35, 621 Belanger Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 6:22 pm for flowing vehicles to closely, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Jade Ruiz, 29, 621 Belanger Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on May 18, 2016 at 6:22 pm for possession of marijuana.

 

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office K9 Unit observed a vehicle traveling close behind another vehicle on Highway 90 in the Morgan City area and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, Matthews, and passenger, Ruiz. During the course of the investigation, the deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located a container, commonly referred to as a dug-out, with marijuana inside. A marijuana cigar was located in the ashtray and two marijuana cigars were located in Ruiz’s purse. Matthews and Ruiz were released on summonses to appear in court on August 29, 2016.

 

 

 

 

Traci Landry

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Officer

pio@stmaryso.com

985-384-1622 Ext. 714

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