Sheriff’s office closures
The civil offices of St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin and Morgan City will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for the New Year’s holiday. The administrative offices will resume regular hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office shooting range will also be closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. The range will resume regular operating hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, the release stated.
Members of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Patrol Division will be working through New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day to help ensure a safe and happy holiday in communities and high traffic areas across the parish.
The patrol division will be on the lookout for erratic and impaired driving. The public can help keep the roadways safe by reporting dangerous driving to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office, their local police agency, or state police. The sheriff’s office can be reached at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960. Drivers should always call 911 in the event of an emergency, the release said.
St. Mary Parish residents are also reminded that according to parish ordinances, fireworks are prohibited within St. Mary Parish, according to the release.