Patterson man arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrian vehicle

A 49-year-old Patterson man was arrested Monday by St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies after he hit a pedestrian with his vehicle while backing out of a driveway in Jeanerette, according to Sheriff Mark Hebert.

Douglas Paul Dickerson, 49, of Domino Drive in Patterson, was arrested at 5:03 p.m. Monday for driving while intoxicated second offense, careless operation of a motor vehicle and vehicular negligent injury. Deputies patrolling the Jeanerette area responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Fortier Circle in Jeanerette. Upon arrival, the deputy learned that Dickerson struck a 69-year-old man with a 1995 Ford Explorer as he backed out of a driveway, the report stated. The 69-year-old man showed no initial signs of serious injury but was taken to Iberia Medical Center for further observation, according to Traci Landry, sheriff’s office spokeswoman.

Upon making contact with Dickerson, the deputy detected the odor of alcohol and observed Dickerson slurring his speech and swaying as he stood. Dickerson performed poorly on a field sobriety test and later registered .139 grams-percent blood alcohol content on the Intoxilyzer 5000 breath test. Dickerson was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:

—Aubrey Aaron Corsaro, 24, of Clark Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 10:23 a.m. Monday on four warrants for failure to appear for drug court. A deputy received information that Corsaro was at a residence on U.S. 90 West in Bayou Vista. He was located and subsequently taken to the parish jail and held. His bail is set at $400,000.

—Janice Ann Fabre, 59, of Ross Lane in Morgan City, was arrested on warrants for failure to appear for drug court. Fabre was taken into custody on the warrant by Abbeville police. She was taken to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center and held. Her bail is set at $200,000.

—Todd James Leblanc, 47, of Lantier Road in Carencro, was arrested at 5:45 p.m. Monday for careless operation of a motor vehicle, possession of alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy responded to reports of a reckless driver on U.S. 90 in the Patterson area. Based on the description given by the complainants, the deputy located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop in Centerville. Upon making contact with the driver, the deputy detected the odor of alcohol emitting from Leblanc and administered a field sobriety test, the report stated. During the investigation, the deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located an open bottle of liquor and a metal pipe, according to Hebert. Leblanc was given a summons to appear in court July 5.

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Michael John Danes, 41, of Solar Apartments in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:11 a.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to appear for DWI second offense.

Morgan City police were dispatched to Waffle House in regard to a suspicious person inside the restaurant. When officers came into contact with Danes they learned that he was wanted by police on an outstanding warrant. He was taken to jail where he remains.

—Brooke Constance Spencer, 23, of Egle Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:38 a.m. Monday for disturbing the peace, resisting an officer and simple battery.

Officers were summoned to an Egle Street residence with a report of an unruly person causing a disturbance. When officers arrived they came into contact with Spencer who was identified as the person in question. Spencer, who according to officers appeared highly intoxicated, charged and pushed the officer, Crouch stated. She then struck the officer in the chest, according to Crouch. Officers subdued Spencer and arrested her. Spencer was taken to jail and held. She remains in jail with bail set at $1,476.

Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrests:

—Kaylon D. May, 24, of Natalie Lane in Patterson, was arrested at 1:04 a.m. today for suspended driver’s license and no insurance. May was released on a $502 bail.

—Christopher Thomas, 42, of Gulf Street in Lake Charles, was arrested at 8:17 p.m. Monday for disturbing the peace-noise (excessive noise, loud music) and suspended driver’s license. Thomas was released on a $508 bail.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:

—John Henry, 39, of Texas Street in Berwick, was arrested at 6:04 p.m. Monday on a warrant for disturbing the peace third offense. Henry was released on bail.

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