Battery, attempted murder suspects on list


A 25-year-old Berwick man wanted for punching a 16-year-old male in the face and breaking his jaw is among the new additions to December’s Daily Review Most Wanted edition.
The Most Wanted list is published monthly with submissions from parish police and the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff
Cody Paul Pearce, 25, whose last known address is River Road in Berwick, is wanted on a warrant for second degree battery.
On Nov. 10, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 16-year-old male who had been punched in the face and sustained a broken jaw as a result of the attack, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release. The investigation revealed that the incident occurred on Nov. 7 when the victim was visiting a friend’s residence on Hunting Road in Ricohoc. Pearce, who was also at the residence, pushed the victim and then punched him, Hebert said.
Investigators received information that Pearce may possibly be in the Stephensville area, according to Hebert.
Previously featured suspects Larry Dean Robertson Jr., Andre Jones and Belinda Ann Arceneaux are still wanted. Robertson is wanted for armed robbery and for failure to appear on the charge of simple robbery. Jones is wanted for failure to appear on the charge of criminal neglect of family. Arceneaux is wanted on six warrants for issuing worthless checks.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office may be reached at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.
Morgan City
Police Department
Morgan City police are still looking for Barron F. Kenner, 40, of Morgan City, who is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and weighs 230 pounds. He is wanted for attempted second degree murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm in a firearm free zone. Kenner was first featured in October. The warrants stem from a shooting Oct. 21 when two people were injured after gunshots were fired near the intersection of Orange Street and Federal Avenue, Crouch said.
The Oct. 21 shooting was an ongoing dispute believed to be about retaliation with victims also turning out to be suspects, Crouch said last week.
On Dec. 17, St. Mary Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Donald R. Brown, 30, of the 400 block of Fifth Street in Morgan City on a warrant from Morgan City police for attempted second degree murder in connection with the shooting. He was also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and violation of a firearm-free zone.
Assisting Franklin police, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office narcotics detectives and a deputy with the sheriff’s Warrants Division located Brown at a residence on Chatsworth Road in Franklin, Hebert said.
Brown and Eric Charles of Egle Street in Morgan City originally were identified as the victims of the shooting.
Brown sustained a non-life threatening wound to his side and was taken to Teche Regional Medical Center. Charles suffered a wound to his leg, Crouch said.
Charles, 23, was arrested Dec. 5 on numerous drug charges in addition to the attempted second degree warrant after sheriff’s narcotics detectives conducted an investigation at a hotel in Morgan City.
Mitchell Freeman, 50, a new addition to December’s edition, is wanted on a warrant for forgery and theft. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds.
On Dec. 6, Morgan City police began an investigation into a forgery and theft. The person depicted in a surveillance photograph was alleged to have committed the theft of a check from a local company and cashing it at an area bank in the amount of $4,800, Crouch said. Detectives were able to positively identify the suspect as Freeman.
Freeman does not have any in-state addresses listed, Crouch said.
John Joseph Marchetti is wanted on two counts of theft more than $500 for a total of $5, 600, two counts of bank fraud and two counts of forgery. Marchetti was first featured in April.
Anyone with information on these suspects may contact the Morgan City Police Department at 985-384-2310, 911, or the local law enforcement agency.
Paul Daigle, 35, of 400 block of Railroad Street in Patterson, was arrested Nov. 30 by a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy on a warrant from Morgan City police for theft by shoplifting. Daigle was located in Berwick on the warrant. Daigle was first featured in August.
Franklin Police
Raynell Williams, 33, whose last known address is in the 200 block of Hanson Street in Franklin, is wanted on a warrant dated Oct. 3, charging him with failure to register as a sex offender. Williams is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds, according to Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire. Williams was first featured in November. Eric Dennis, Lavonacheck Thomas and Tyrone Freeman are still wanted.
Dennis, 28, whose last known address is in the 400 block of Ninth Street in Franklin, is 6 feet tall and weighs 160 pounds. He is wanted on a warrant for domestic abuse battery dated Aug. 31. Dennis also has warrants dated Sept. 22 for simple criminal damage to property and domestic battery. Dennis is wanted for warrants dated Sept. 23 for theft more than $500, simple criminal damages to property more than $500, and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.
Thomas, 27, whose last known address is Treuil Street in Franklin, is 6 feet, 1 inch tall and 172 pounds. Thomas was featured in September’s Most Wanted. He is wanted on several drug charges.
Tyrone Freeman, who has been on the Most Wanted list since December 2012, is wanted for illegal possession of stolen things. Anyone with information on these suspects may call Franklin police at 337-828-1716.
Patterson Police Department
Marilyn D. Brown, who has been on the Most Wanted list since July, is wanted on warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of crack cocaine. Christopher S. Webb is wanted for distribution of cocaine. Webb has been featured since April.
Anyone who has any information on the possible whereabouts of these suspects may contact Patterson police at 985-395-6161. For information on Patterson’s Most Wanted, visit the Patterson police website at
Wesley Landry, 19, of Patterson, who was featured in November’s edition, was transferred Dec. 18 from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department to Patterson on warrants for unauthorized use of access card, possession of stolen things, failure to appear on open container and drinking in public.
Police Department
Adren Colar, of Jones Road #1 in Jeanerette, is wanted for theft and simple criminal trespass for warrants dated Oct. 4, 2012.
Reshimah Antoine, who has been on the Most Wanted list since September 2012, is wanted for criminal damage to property. Anyone with information on these suspects may call Baldwin police at 337-923-4845.
Police Department
Police are still trying to find David Fanguy and Shaneal Juwayn Williams, who have been on the Most Wanted list since October 2012 and September 2012, respectively. Fanguy, of Dulac, is wanted for domestic abuse battery fourth offense. Williams, whose last known address is in Gibson, is wanted for hit and run, improper backing and expired driver’s license.
Anyone with information on these suspects may call Berwick police at 985-384-7710.

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