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10/10/2016

Arrest Report - October 10, 2016

According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 72-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 101 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Chad M. Carmouche, 36, 219 Glenwood Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 10:50 am on a warrant for failure to pay annual registration fee as a sex offender and on a warrant for failure to obtain special identification card as a sex offender. Carmouche was convicted in 2015 of video voyeurism in St. Mary Parish. A detective of the Sex Offender Compliance Section found that Carmouche failed to pay the annual registration fee and failed to obtain a special ID as a convicted sex offender. The detective located Carmouche at his residence on the warrants and transported him to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

Eric J. Fontenot, 33, 627 Teche Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 5:23 pm on a warrant for failure to notify law enforcement of a change of address as a sex offender. Fontenot was convicted of carnal knowledge of a juvenile in St. Mary Parish in 2007. A detective of the Sex Officer Compliance Section conducting a compliance check collected evidence that Fontenot no longer resided at his registered address. The detective located Fontenot at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City and transported him to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

Mary Burke, 55, 421 Park Street Apt. 3, Patterson, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and careless operation of a motor vehicle (with a crash). A deputy responded to a report of a 2 vehicle crash on Highway 90 near Southeast Boulevard in Bayou Vista. While speaking with Burke who was one of the drivers involved, the deputy smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on her person. The deputy conducted a field sobriety test. Burke performed poorly. Burke later registered a 0.139g% blood alcohol concentration on a breath test. During the investigation, the deputy found that Burke rear- ended another vehicle on Highway 90 at the traffic light. Burke was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

Jose Garza, 31, 11923 Beeville Drive, Houston, TX was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 8:49 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of synthetic cannabinoids, possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding, and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional officer located the active warrant. No bail is set.

Deonta Reaux, 30, 521 Tiffany Street #29, Patterson, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 9:37 pm for improper lane usage, no pr`oof of insurance, and driving under suspension. A deputy observed a vehicle traveling in the left passing lane of Highway 90 without passing for several miles. The deputy conducted a traffic stop in Morgan City and made contact with the driver, identified as Reaux. While speaking with her, the deputy found that Reaux was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. Also, Reaux was unable to provide any proof of insurance on the vehicle. Reaux was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2017.

Joshua L. White, 30, 2504 Sixth Street, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on October 8, 2016 at 12:01 am on the following warrants:

  • Warrant for failure to appear on the charge of domestic abuse battery
  • Justice of the Peace warrant for possession of Schedule II (cocaine) 

A deputy patrolling Four Corners conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding and made contact with the driver, identified as White. While speaking with White, the deputy located the active warrants for his arrest. White was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

Dustin Palmer, 36, 122 Palmer Lane, Centerville, LA was arrested on October 9, 2016 at 5:04 am for no driver’s license on person and no insurance. A deputy patrolling Centerville observed a vehicle stopped on the shoulder of Highway 182. The deputy made contact with the driver, Palmer, and found that he did not have his driver’s license with him and that he was operating the vehicle without insurance. Palmer was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2017.

Frank A. McKenzie, 35, 535 Paula Drive, Thibodaux, LA was arrested on October 9, 2016 at 8:49 pm for 2 counts of theft of goods and resisting an officer by giving false information. A deputy responded to a report of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. Shortly after disseminating a description of the suspect vehicle, deputies located the car and suspected shoplifter in Amelia. The suspect, who initially falsely identified himself, was transported to the location of the complaint. During the course of the investigation, deputies located several items reported stolen from the store including t-shirts and diapers in the car. The deputies also found a tent in the vehicle. Deputies checked with another local store and found that the item had been stolen as well. During booking, the suspect was identified as F. McKenzie. McKenzie was transported to the parish jail for booking. Bail is set at $3,000.

Kevin Smith, Jr., 22, 10075 Highway 182, Sorrell, LA was arrested on October 9, 2016 at 7:55 pm on a warrant from Baldwin Police for simple battery. A deputy located Smith at his residence on the warrant and transported him to the parish jail for booking. Bail is set at $500.

 

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

 

Dawn Below, 29, 221 Verot School Road Apt. 430, Lafayette, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 4:19 pm for possession of Schedule II (Lortab). 

Terrance Jackson, 28, 413 Haig Street, Lafayette, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 4:19 pm for improper lane usage, possession of Schedule I (marijuana), and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section were patrolling Highway 90 when they observed a vehicle traveling in the left lane hindering the flow of traffic. Detectives also observed the vehicle cross the fog line of the roadway. They conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver and a passenger identified as Jackson and Below. While speaking with the occupants, detectives smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Detectives received consent to search the car and located marijuana cigarettes, a bottle containing marijuana, and items of drug paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder. Detective also located a bottle containing Lortab pills belonging to Below who could not provide a valid prescription for the drug. Jackson and Below were transported to the parish jail for booking. Below was released on a $1,500. Jackson was released on a $3,750 bond. 

Shawn Thompson, 39, 103 Lambert Lane, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 6:30 pm for the following offenses:

  • Improper lane usage
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Resisting an officer
  • Possession of Schedule I (marijuana) 

Waylon W. Store, 35, 3594 Mustang Ridge Lane, Pearland, TX was arrested on October 7, 2016 at 6:30 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Narcotics detectives observed a vehicle drive into an oncoming lane on Delmar Avenue and conducted a traffic stop. The detective made contact with the driver and passenger, Thompson and Store, and smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The detective then observed Store shoving an item into his pants. As the detective detained him, Store dropped a marijuana cigarette to the ground. While speaking with Thompson, the detective observed a marijuana cigarette on the seat where Thompson was sitting. Thompson then grabbed the joint and attempted to eat it. The detective detained Thompson and recovered the illegal substance. The detective also located rolling papers on the passenger side of the vehicle. Thompson was transported to the parish jail for booking. He was released on a $4,750 bond. Store was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2017.

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

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985-354-0714

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