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:
Alfred Broussard, III, 50, 136 Prairie Road North, Centerville, LA was arrested on August 11, 2016 at 10:24 am for driving with a suspended license. A deputy responded to a report of a vehicle in the wooded area off of Highway 90 eastbound in the Calumet area. The deputy located the vehicle and made contact with the driver, identified as Broussard. Broussard refused medical attention. During the course of the investigation, the deputy learned that Broussard was traveling eastbound when his vehicle hydroplaned off the roadway. While speaking with Broussard, the deputy discovered that he was driving the vehicle with a license that was listed as suspended. Broussard was released on a summons to appear in court on November 21, 2016.
Sheila M. Portier, 36, 210 West Park Des Mouton Road #5, Lafayette, LA was arrested on August 11, 2016 at 12:08 pm on a warrant for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of probation. A correctional officer transported Portier from the Lafayette Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on the warrant.
Jerod Singleton, 47, 111 Geraldine Street, Gibson, LA was arrested on August 11, 2016 at 3:03 pm on a warrant for criminal trespass. The warrant was issued as the result of an investigation into a trespassing complaint received in July. A deputy collected evidence that Singleton knowingly entered onto private property on Avoca Island. Singleton turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. He was released on a summons to appear in court on November 21, 2016.
Cody Groves, 35, 14910 Beal Drive, Corpus Christi, TX was arrested on August 12, 2016 at 3:49 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating an unregistered boat, no boat numbers, failure to have a personal flotation device on a person under 17 while underway, and failure to change ownership of registration. A deputy responding to an unrelated complaint made contact with groves at a residence in the Patterson area and located the active warrant for his arrest. Groves was transported 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:
Steve Scully, Sr., 50, 10671 #2 Highway 182, Amelia, LA was arrested on August 11, 2016 at 7:25 pm for possession of drug paraphernalia and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of marijuana.
Tina Stelly, 47, 10671 #2 Highway 182, Amelia, LA was arrested on August 11, 2016 at 7:27 pm for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section went to the address listed above to serve the arrest warrant for Scully and conduct an investigation into a complaint of illegal drug activity at the location. While speaking with Scully and another occupant, identified as Stelly, detectives received consent to search the premises. While doing so, detectives located 4 pipes suspected of being used to smoke crack cocaine and other items of drug paraphernalia. Stelly was released on a summons to appear in court on November 21, 2016. Scully was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
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