Patterson man faces misdemeanor carnal knowledge of juvenile, theft
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 40 complaints over a 24-hour period in the parish and reported the following arrests in East St. Mary Parish:
—Demarcus Tremaine Skipper, 18, of the 1600 block of Hickory Street in Patterson, was arrested at 3:35 p.m. Monday on warrants for failure to appear for sentencing on the charges of misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile and theft less than $500. A deputy located Skipper on the warrants at the parish courthouse in Franklin. Skipper was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.
—Two juvenile females, both 15, of Patterson were arrested at 9:06 a.m. Monday. One was charged with battery of a school teacher and disturbing the peace fighting. The other was charged with disturbing the peace fighting.
A deputy responded to a report of a fight between two juveniles at Patterson High School. During the investigation, the deputy learned from school personnel that two students were involved in a fight. While breaking up the altercation, a teacher was hit and scratched on the arms by one of the juveniles, Hebert said. Both teenagers were released to guardians pending juvenile court proceedings. The investigation is ongoing.
Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:
—Thomas C. Thompson, 40, of First Street in Berwick, was arrested at 12:41 p.m. Monday on a warrant for a probation violation, criminal neglect of family for child support, and on a hold for probation and parole.
An officer was dispatched to a residence located in the 400 block of Railroad Avenue in regard to locating Thompson who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. Thompson was located at his residence and taken to the Morgan City Police Department where he remains.
—Daniel Ta’mal Colbert, 18, of Verdunville, and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested at 3:23 p.m. Monday. Colbert was charged with theft by shoplifting, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile. The juvenile was charged with theft by shoplifting.
Officers received a call from a local drug store in regards to a shoplifter. Officers were advised that two people had committed a theft of goods from the store and left. Officers located the suspects a short distance later, and Colbert and the juvenile were detained. Evidence indicated that they had committed a theft of items valued at $21.47, Crouch said. Both were taken to the Morgan City Police Department.
Colbert remains in jail with bail set at $1,992. The juvenile was released to family members pending court proceedings.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.