Arrest reports

Wanya Francis

Patterson man accused of pushing woman against wall

A Patterson man was jailed Tuesday after being accused of pushing a woman against a wall and damaging a cell phone that belonged to another woman, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.
—Wanya Francis, 19, of the 100 block of Live Oak Street in Patterson, was arrested at 9:04 a.m. Tuesday for simple battery, disturbing the peace, and simple criminal damage to property. Deputies responded to a disturbance in progress at a residence on Saturn Road in Bayou Vista and made contact with Francis who was arguing with another male.
Deputies learned that, during a previous argument, Francis pushed a woman against a wall of the residence and damaged a cell phone that belonged to a second female victim, Hebert said. Francis was jailed with no bail set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 40 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Randy S. Landry, 38, of the 200 block of Universe Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 8:19 a.m. Tuesday on two warrants for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of drug court, a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving under suspension and license plate light required, a warrant for hit and run driving, reckless operation of a vehicle and driving under suspension.
Landry was transported from the Terrebonne Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville on the warrants. No bail is set.
—A male, 16, of Patterson, was arrested at 12:36 p.m. Tuesday for theft of goods and remaining where forbidden. While responding to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista, a deputy learned from store personnel that the juvenile was seen taking items from the packaging and concealing them on him. The juvenile had previously been banned from the store. He was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
—Dania Ventura, 31, of the 1200 block of Barrow Street in Amelia, was arrested at 2:26 p.m. Tuesday for theft of goods. A deputy responding to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista learned from store personnel that Ventura was seen concealing items in her purse. Ventura then attempted to leave the store without paying for the goods. Ventura was released on a summons to appear in court on Sept. 3.
Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Ryan T. Morvant, 21, of Francis Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 4:04 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for a probation violation.
Morvant was located in the City Court building of the Morgan City Police Department and arrested on an outstanding warrant for a probation violation. He was jailed.
—Herman T. Salone, 22, of Cardinal Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 4:36 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for unauthorized use of an access card and entry onto premises after being forbid.
Investigators located Salone in the area of Cardinal Street in Brownell Homes. Salone had been barred from housing authority property. The warrant was from March when Salone was accused of unauthorized use of an access card. He was jailed.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrests:
—Corey Stevens, 28, of Wilson Street in Berwick, was arrested at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday for driving under suspension and criminal mischief. He posted $1,500 bail.
—David Stevens, 40, of Wilson Street in Berwick was arrested at 1:24 p.m. Tuesday for criminal mischief. He posted $500 bail.
—Julia Glynn, 23, of First Street in Patterson, was arrested at 10:21 p.m. Tuesday for burning on prohibited streets or sidewalks. She was released on $250 cash bail.
—Prism Toups, 17, of Levee Road in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:21 p.m. Tuesday for burning on prohibited streets or sidewalks. Toups was jailed on $250 bail.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.

By ZACHARY FITZGERALD zfitzgerald@daily-review.com

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