Patterson woman arrested on 7 drug charges after traffic stop
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:
—Rebecca Lynn Hanks, 29, of Gabriel Street in Patterson, was arrested at 3:49 p.m. Tuesday for possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a juvenile, possession of schedule III (Narco), possession of schedule III (Suboxen) with intent to distribute, possession of schedule IV (Xanax) with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of legend drugs (Ibuprofen, Tramadol, and Robaxin) without a prescription.
Narcotics detectives patrolling La. 182 in the Patterson area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after the driver failed to properly signal a turn onto Wise Street. While speaking with the driver, identified as Hanks, detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located Xanax and Narco pills, Suboxone strips and other pills. Three children were riding in the vehicle with Hanks. Detectives continued the investigation at Hanks’ residence. Detectives located Tramadol pills, marijuana, and items of drug paraphernalia. Hanks was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.
—Earlisa Triggs, 25, of Egle Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:53 p.m. Tuesday for possession of marijuana second offense and on warrants for violation of terms and conditions of drug court. Narcotics detectives patrolling the Morgan City area observed Triggs. Detectives had knowledge that Triggs held an active warrant for her arrest. Detectives made contact with her and subsequently placed her under arrest. Detectives located a bag of marijuana in Triggs’ purse. She was then taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.
—Ryan Jerome Spivey, 32, of Onstead Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:02 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving under suspension, stop sign violation, and an expired inspection sticker. Spivey turned himself in at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville after learning of the warrant for his arrest. He was released on $3,500 bail.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.
Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:
—Anthony Harris, 17, of Arizona Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 3 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to pay a probation fee, and serving time for city court.
Harris was arrested in the City Court of Morgan City for an outstanding warrant for failure to pay probation fee which he was ordered to pay on May 7. He remains in jail.
—Derrick Germance Butler, 21, of Pershing Street in New Iberia, was arrested at 3:36 p.m. Tuesday on warrants for failure to appear for loud music and for failure to appear for no driver’s license.
Officers responded to a call of a disturbance at Solar Apartments on La. 182 in Morgan City. When officers arrived to investigate, they identified one of the people in the disturbance as Butler. He was taken to the Morgan City Police Department where he remains.
—Jerome Lee Gray, 35, of Labadieville, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday for disturbing the peace by using offensive words to another and for remaining where forbidden.
Officers were summoned to a local restaurant located on La. 182 regarding a person who was inside the business causing a disturbance and refusing to leave. Officers arrived and were advised that Gray came into the restaurant, and used loud, profane language causing a disturbance, Crouch stated. Gray was taken to the Morgan City Police Department and held. He was released after posting $634 bail.