St. Mary Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
—Juvenile male, 16, Berwick, was arrested at 6:03 p.m. Tuesday for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and turn signal required.
—Jayquan Key, 20, of the 700 block of Martin Luther King Avenue in Patterson, was arrested at 6:04 p.m. Tuesday on three warrants for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of drug court, introduction of contraband into a penal institution and possession of a Legend drug without a prescription.
Narcotics detectives patrolling the Bayou Vista area observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn onto Middle Road and conducted a traffic stop. During the course of the investigation, the detective received consent to search the vehicle and located a small bag of marijuana. Marijuana also was located in the juvenile’s pants pocket. A passenger in the vehicle, Key, had active warrants for his arrest. The juvenile was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings. During booking at the parish jail, Key was found to be in possession of a Metformin pill without proof of the prescription. He remained jailed this morning with no bail set.
—Okello P. Wheeler, 22, of Beechwood Drive in Baton Rouge, was arrested at 3:54 p.m. Tuesday for failure to appear on the charges of principal to attempted possession with intent to distribute (oxycodone), principal to altering a prescription of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of Schedule I drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
During booking at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on a charge stemming from 16th Judicial District Court, a deputy learned of Wheeler’s active warrant. No bail is set.
—Vanessa L. Clulee, 26, of the 100 block of Todd Lane in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday for theft of goods and resisting an officer. A deputy patrolling the Bayou Vista area responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in the area. The deputy received information that the female left the business and was traveling on foot towards Middle Road. The deputy located Clulee on Venus Street where she attempted to run but was quickly apprehended.
According to store personnel, Clulee was seen concealing items in her purse before leaving the store. The stolen merchandise was located in her purse. She remained jailed this morning on $2,000 bail.
—Toby McCoy, 38, of Ledet Drive in Thibodaux, was arrested at 9:05 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family. A deputy transported McCoy from Lafourche Parish to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville. No bail is set.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrest:
—DeAnthony Lewis, 29, of Basin Street in Lafayette, was arrested at 7:58 p.m. Tuesday for simple battery. He remained jailed this morning on $396 bail.
Morgan City Police Chief Mike Banks reported the following arrests:
—Lisa Scully, 47, of Morgan City, was arrested at 11:46 a.m. Monday on a warrant for theft under $300.
According to the warrant, Scully went to hardware store on April 15 and was observed on video surveillance taking three bags of Miracle Gro Moisture Control Fertilizer, valued at $90, without paying. Morgan City police located Scully in the 2400 block of Pecan Street for the outstanding warrant. She was released after posting $692 bail.
—James Shields, 32, of Morgan City, was arrested at 4:13 p.m. Tuesday for appearing in public intoxicated.
Police were dispatched to Grizzaffi Street and La. 182 to investigate a man who was possibly intoxicated. Upon speaking to Shields, officers detected an alcoholic odor. He was released after posting $292 bail.
—Davida Bias, 30, of Berwick, was arrested at 7:10 p.m. Tuesday for simple battery and disturbing the peace.
Police were dispatched to Federal Avenue and Barrow Street to investigate a disturbance where Bias was screaming at others in the area. During the disturbance, Bias committed a battery on a female. She was released after posting $984 bail.
—Courtnie Chenevert, 31, of Morgan City, was arrested at 10:23 p.m. Tuesday for failure to use turn signal, switched license plate, no registration and no vehicle insurance.
An officer observed a vehicle being driven by Chenevert fail to use a turn signal. When the officer conducted a traffic stop, he found the subsequent violations. She was released after posting $884 bail.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.