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12/15/2016

Arrest Report - December 15, 2016

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert announces the following arrests mad by the Narcotics Section: 

 

Wyatt D. Brown, 29, 304 Lawrence Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of MDMA with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)

Amanda M. Hallaron, 29, 304 Lawrence Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm for possession of marijuana, possession of MDMA with intent to distribute, and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone).

Michael A. Francois, 25, 623 General McArthur Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of MDMA with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)

Brittany N. Thomas, 26, 3033 Leslie Drive, Morgan City, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm for possession of marijuana, possession of MDMA with intent to distribute, and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone).

Kyler A. Ross, 30, 304 Lawrence Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 6:30 pm for possession of marijuana, possession of MDMA with intent to distribute, and violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone).

Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Section conducted a search warrant at the residence of Brown and Hallaron. When detectives entered the location, they found Francois in the kitchen weighing bags of marijuana. Brown, Hallaron, Ross, and Thomas were also located at the residence. A handgun was found in Brown’s room along with MDMA pills and rolling papers. A marijuana cigarette was found in Hallaron’s room. Detectives also located a large bag of MDMA pills inside a shed on the property. The residence is located approximately 50 feet from a church and near an elementary school. All 5 suspects were transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set. 

 

Laura K. Leftwich, 32, 159 Burchfield Lane, Berwick, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 11:12 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
  • Morgan City Police Department Warrant for brake lights required, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia

Erica L. Alexander, 34, Fourth Street, Berwick, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 11:12 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
  • Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of operating a vehicle with a suspended license, failure to stop at a stop sign, and operating a vehicle with improper tail lights
  • 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods

Amy C. Turner, 42, Fourth Street, Berwick, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 11:12 pm for the following offenses:

  • Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a minor
  • Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
  • Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Warrant for failure to appear on the charges of theft of goods and possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Warrant from the City Court of Morgan City for failure to appear on the charge of possession of drug paraphernalia

Narcotics detectives conducted a search warrant at Leftwich’s residence and made contact with Leftwich, Alexander, and Turner. During the search, detectives located bags of methamphetamine, marijuana, digital scales, and pipes. Detectives also found a bag of methamphetamine and a canister containing large shards of the drug on Alexander’s person. A child was in the residence at the time of the investigation. The residence is located within 2,000 feet of a church and school. All three suspects were transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 38 complaints and reports the following arrests:

 

Joseph Owens, Jr., 18, 100 Cremo Lane, Patterson, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 11 :11 am on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of simple burglary. A deputy was dispatched to a report of a suspicious person on Riverview Drive in Patterson. The deputy located a male subject matching a description given by the complainant and identified him as Owens. While speaking with him, the deputy located an active warrant for his arrest. The deputy transported Owens to the parish jail for booking. Bail is set at $12,000.

 

Michael Miller, 30, 1265 Columbus Avenue, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 12:35 pm for possession of Schedule I (heroin) and taking of contraband into state owned hospitals. A deputy responded to a complaint of illegal drugs at the Fairview Treatment Center in Bayou Vista. During the investigation, the deputy recovered heroin. The deputy collected evidence that the illegal substance belonged to Miller and that he walked into the facility with the drug. The deputy transported Miller to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

Joseph Martinez, 27, 120 Natalie Lane, Lot #64, Patterson, LA was arrested on December 14, 2016 at 7:04 pm for criminal abandonment and on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of careless operation of a motor vehicle. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a call that a toddler was left at a store on Highway 90 in Bayou Vista. When the deputy arrived, he spoke with a store employee who stated that the child had been in the store for nearly an hour without the supervision of a parent or guardian. Approximately 40 minutes after the deputy’s arrival, Martinez arrived. While speaking with him, the deputy located an active warrant for his arrest. The deputy also learned that Martinez left the store without the toddler after being entrusted with child’s welfare. The deputy transported Martinez to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Traci Landry

Detective Lieutenant

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office

Public Information Office

985-354-0714

pio@stmaryso.com

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