According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 42 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jason Horton, 43, 601 Maumus Street, New Iberia, LA was arrested on October 24, 2016 at 10:20 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of disturbing the peace (intoxicated) and criminal damage to property. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional officer located the active warrant for Horton. Bail is set at $1,500.
Cameron Jackson, 17, 131 Sun Road, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 24, 2016 at 1:10 pm for possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy responded to a report of a disturbance at the address listed above. The deputy made contact with Jackson during the investigation and received consent to search his bedroom. During the search, the deputy located a grinder containing small pieces of marijuana. Jackson was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2017.
Cody Barrow, 26, 414 Ida Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on October 24, 2016 at 4:41 pm on 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charge of second degree battery. During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, a correctional officer located the active warrants for Barrow. Barrow was released on a $15,000 recognizance bond.
Roxann Yarbrough, 55, 720 Arlington Street, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on October 24, 2016 at 7:15 pm for hit and run driving. A deputy responded to Robison Drive in Berwick in reference to a hit and run crash that occurred on Highway 90. The deputy spoke with all parties involved, including Yarbrough who was located at her residence. The deputy found that Yarbrough struck another vehicle on the bridge and then left the scene of the crash. Following the investigation, Yarbrough was released on a summons to appear in court on January 4, 2017.
Brooke McManus, 24, 1721 River Road, Berwick, LA was arrested on October 25, 2016 at 2:17 am for the following offenses:
- Possession of Schedule II with intent to distribute
- Possession of Schedule II
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of (open) alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of alprazolam with intent to distribute, and improper lane usage
- Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of Halcion, possession of a legend drug without a prescription, and possession of Schedule I drugs
A deputy observed a vehicle drive into the path of his police unit on Highway 90 in Berwick. The vehicle pulled out in close proximity to the oncoming police unit. The deputy then observed the vehicle swerving from lane to lane and onto the shoulder of the roadway. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver and several passengers in the car. While speaking with the driver, the deputy smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the vehicle. The deputy received consent to search the car and located an open bottle of liquor inside a purse belonging to a passenger identified as McManus. The deputy also located a small bag of methamphetamine inside McManus’ purse. The deputy then found another open container of alcohol in the passenger door and a digital scale in the glove compartment where McManus was seated. The deputy also located active warrants for McManus’ arrest. The deputy detained McManus in a police unit pending the completion of the investigation. While escorting McManus from the police unit, the deputy observed pieces of crystal methamphetamine on the seat and in her lap. After being questioned about the illegal substance, McManus turned over a bag containing a larger amount of methamphetamine that she was hiding on her person. McManus was transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.
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