4 arrested for cocaine by Patterson police

PATTERSON, La.-- Four people were arrested Wednesday night by Patterson police for manufacturing cocaine after the department received a call of illegal activity at a residence in Patterson, Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle said in a news release.

—Keith Smith, 45, of the 900 block of First Street in Patterson; Alvin Louis, 32, of the 400 block of Williams Street in Patterson; Eric Louis, 37, of the 900 block of First Street in Patterson; and Diane Bourgeois, 55, of the 500 block of Live Oak Street in Patterson, were arrested at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and manufacturing of cocaine.

Police received a call regarding illegal narcotics being made at a residence on First and Grout streets, LaSalle said.

Smith gave officers consent to search the residence, and officers found three other people inside, LaSalle said. Officers found a glass measuring cup containing water and a rock-like substance that appeared to be crack cocaine, he said.

Smith, Alvin Louis, Eric Louis, and Diane Bourgeois were all arrested and are being held with no bail set at this time.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responded to 32 complaints during a 24-hour period in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:

—Shilah Mire, 31, of the 2300 block of Wilson Lane in Patterson, was arrested at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for remaining where forbidden and theft of goods. Mire turned herself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin. She was taken to the parish jail and held. She was released on $1,500 bail.

—Jackie Pearce, 29, of the 200 block of Mercury Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 1:23 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for issuing worthless checks. A deputy responding to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle in the Patterson area made contact with Pearce and learned that she held an active warrant for her arrest. She was released on a summons to appear in court on Dec. 11.

—Lisa Hebert, 47, of the 200 block of Sterling Road in Franklin, was arrested at 3:11 p.m. Wednesday for theft. A deputy responded to report of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. Upon arrival, the deputy learned from store personnel that Hebert was seen taking items from the store and attempting to leave without paying for the goods. Hebert was released on a summons to appear in court on Dec. 11.

—Crystal Pittman, 31, of the 4000 block of Francis Street in Berwick, was arrested at 5:21 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for failure to appear on drug charges. A deputy located Pittman at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse is Franklin on the warrant. Pittman was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Aaron Michael Dinger, 21, of Pacific Street in Berwick, was arrested at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for failure to pay a fine for City Court of Morgan City and on a warrant for 16th judicial district court for failure to appear-illegal possession of stolen things.

Dinger was located at the Berwick Police Department where he was arrested on outstanding warrants for the Morgan City Police Department and St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was taken to the Morgan City Police Department and remains in jail.

—Charles Elmore, 37, of Mallard Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for disturbing the peace and simple assault.

Officers investigating a complaint in the Brownell Homes area encountered Charles Elmore who was found to be a wanted person by the Morgan City Police Department. Elmore was arrested after the warrants were confirmed. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department’s jail facility where he remains.

—Nicolette Molo, 36, of Mallard Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:47 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for disturbing the peace.

Officers investigating a complaint in the Brownell Homes area encountered Molo who was found to be a wanted person by Morgan City police. Molo was taken to the Morgan City Jail where she remains.

—A 17-year-old Morgan City male was arrested at 10:42 a.m. Wednesday for truancy

A 17-year-old Morgan City High School student was located on a juvenile violation with the City Court of Morgan City for failing to attend school as required. The student was released to a guardian pending court proceedings.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.

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