St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 39 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Davey Gober, 55, of the 100 block of Shannon Street in Patterson, was arrested at 4:52 p.m. Monday for disturbing the peace intoxicated, resisting an officer, possession of a legend drug without a prescription, remaining where forbidden and battery of a police officer
A deputy responded to a request to remove a person from a bar on La. 182 in Bayou Vista. The deputy made contact with Gober and smelled the strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. Gober repeatedly yelled and used profanity directed to the deputy and others at the bar. Also, Gober was found to be in possession of Trimadol pills. During booking, Gober refused to comply with deputies requests to cooperate and swung his belt which struck a deputy, Hebert said. No bail is set.
—Joseph Robertson, of the 400 block of Darlene Street in Patterson, was arrested at 1:25 p.m. Monday for theft of goods. Robertson was released on a summons to appear in court on May 22.
—Darlene Wilson, 28, of the 300 block of Carol Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 5:01 p.m. Monday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. Wilson was released on a summons to appear in court on May 22.
Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Darryl Winley, 23, of Egle Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:05 p.m. Monday for possession of Schedule I controlled dangerous substance-synthetic marijuana fourth offense and a warrant for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office for possession of Schedule I controlled dangerous substance-third offense.
—Jarron Collins, 23, of Orange Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:05 p.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to pay probation fee, a warrant for failure to pay a fine disturbing the peace, and a warrant for two counts of probation violations.
An officer detained the occupants of a vehicle in the area of David Drive and La. 182 after traffic violations were observed. During the investigation, two passengers inside the vehicle were identified as Collins and Winley. Both were jailed.
—Taj Broussard, 17, of Fifth Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:28 a.m. Monday on a warrant for the St. Mary Sheriff’s Office for purse snatching.
An officer encountered Broussard in the area of Railroad Avenue while on patrol. Broussard was found to be wanted on an outstanding warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was jailed.
—Teligia M. Busby, 49, of Fourth Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 2:08 p.m. Monday on a warrant for a probation violation and a warrant for criminal damage to property.
Officers responded to a complaint of suspicious people in the area of Brashear Avenue and Seventh Street. Officers located the subjects and identified one as Busby who was found to be wanted for outstanding warrants for the Morgan City Police Department. She was jailed.
—Herbert J. Durocher, 56, of Morgan City, was arrested at 1:04 a.m. today for resisting an officer
An officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of Greenwood Street and Federal Avenue. While speaking with the driver regarding the violation, Durocher, a passenger in the vehicle, reportedly exited the vehicle and began to interfere with the investigation. Durocher refused to comply with officer’s directions and request to cease his interference. Durocher approached the officer in a threatening manner and was subdued, Banks said. Durocher was jailed.
—Joseph L. Hart, 31, of Second Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 4:48 a.m. today for possession of Schedule I controlled dangerous substance-marijuana second offense, and stop lights required.
An officer stopped a vehicle in the area of Florence Street and La. 182 after it was observed to have improper lighting. While speaking with the driver and passengers, the officer became suspicious and summoned a narcotics canine to the scene. The canine was used in a search of the exterior of the vehicle and responded for the odor of illegal narcotics. Officers searched the area and located three small cellophane bags of suspected marijuana which was hidden on the outside of the vehicle which the driver, Hart, identified as his. Hart was jailed.
—Theresa M. Evans, 43, of La. 70 in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:24 a.m. Monday for theft by shoplifting value $5.35.
Officers responded to a complaint of a shoplifter at a La. 182 supermarket. Officers arrived and were advised that a female, identified as Evans, was observed concealing items valued at $5.35 and attempted to leave the store. She was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated.
—Tiffany Chauvin, 30, of Gen. Patton Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:22 a.m. Monday for theft by shoplifting value $6.35.
Officers were dispatched to a La. 182 supermarket regarding a female being observed consuming food items from the shelf while walking in the store. Chauvin was jailed.
—Jack Phillips, 60, of Oregon Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:26 p.m. Monday speeding 49 mph in a 30 mph zone, operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license, and a warrant from the St. Mary Sheriff’s Office for speeding/driving under suspension. Phillips was found speeding on Brashear Avenue and jailed.
—Roberto L. Ramos, 33, of Halsey Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:48 a.m. Saturday for possession of Schedule II controlled dangerous substance-cocaine.
Officers were dispatched to a La. 182 convenience store regarding a Hispanic male who had dropped a cellophane bag which was believed to be cocaine, a controlled dangerous substance. Officers arrived and located the subject in question, identified as Ramos. The item was recovered and suspected to be cocaine. He was jailed.
—David S. Blair, 37, of Bush Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:21 p.m. Saturday for domestic abuse battery. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Bush Street residence. Officers learned that Blair had struck a female who also resided at the residence. Blair was jailed.
—Jacoby Phillips, 17, of Poplar Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:58 p.m. Friday for letting a disorderly place
—Trey Robin, 17, of Levee Road in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:50 p.m. Friday for minor in possession of alcoholic beverage.
Officers responded to a complaint of excessive noise at a Poplar Street residence. Officers arrived at the residence and observed minors inside the residence along with a large amount of alcoholic beverage, Banks said. Officers located Phillips who resides at the residence along with the juveniles. Phillips was charged for allowing the residence to be used for nefarious purposes and disorderly conduct. Robin was arrested after he was found to possess an alcoholic beverage by a person under 21. Phillips and Robin were jailed. The juveniles inside the residence were released to their parents.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrest:
—Timothy Humphrey, of the 100 block of Guillory Street in Amelia, was arrested at 11:42 p.m. Monday for speeding, no driver’s license, no proof of insurance, driving on shoulder, failure to signal a turn, resisting an officer by flight using a vehicle, district court warrant for simple battery, theft, and a city court warrant for no driver’s license and speeding. Humphrey was jailed with no bail set at this time.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:
—Derrick Riley, 25, of Laurel Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:46 p.m. Monday for possession of synthetic cannabinoids, possession of drug paraphernalia, and misuse of toxic vapors. Riley posted $4,500 bail.