St. Martinville man arrested in Bayou Vista for neglect of family

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the male and female pictured in the video. Anyone with information regarding their identity may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 985-384-1922 or 337-828-1960.

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

—David Wayne Mire, 37, of Duchamp Street in St. Martinville, was arrested at 12:11 p.m. Thursday on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of criminal neglect of family. A deputy received information regarding Mire’s whereabouts and located him on the warrants in a parking lot on U.S. 90 in Bayou Vista. Mire was taken to the parish jail and held. Bail is set at $29,634.

—Thalassa Frickey, 36, of Gov. Nicholls Street in New Orleans, was arrested at 6:20 p.m. Thursday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a retail store in Bayou Vista. Upon arrival, the deputy learned that Frickey was observed placing several items of make up in her purse. Frickey then attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. She was released on a summons to appear in court on Nov. 6.

—Nicholas Peter Ratcliff, 31, of Vista Village Lane in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 6:23 p.m. Thursday for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Narcotics detectives observed a vehicle fail to activate a turn signal before turning and conducted a traffic stop on Vista Village Lane. Detectives made contact with driver who was identified as Ratcliff. While speaking with Ratcliff, detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located marijuana. The investigation continued at Ratcliff’s home where rolling papers and a homemade pipe were located. Ratcliff was released on a summons to appear in court on Nov. 6.

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Arturo Chavana, 22, of Keith Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:02 p.m. Thursday for reckless operation of a moving vehicle; no driver’s license and resisting an officer.

Patrolling officers observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on Victor II Boulevard near Myrtle Street. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however the driver continued on, refusing to stop his vehicle, Crouch stated. The driver eventually pulled to the side of the roadway, refused to exit his vehicle and then made an attempt to leave the scene again in his vehicle. Chavana was also found to be operating a vehicle with no driver’s license. He was taken to the Morgan City Police Department where he remains in jail.

—Hugo Ramirez, 35, of Shaw Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:20 a.m. today on a warrant for failure to appear for trial for loud music.

Officers were dispatched to the area of Railroad Avenue and Roderick Street in regards to loud music. Officers located several subjects who were playing loud music. Upon identifying the subjects, Hugo Ramirez was discovered to be wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in the City Court of Morgan City for loud music. Ramirez was taken to the Morgan City Police Department and is being held on $235 bail.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:

—Jami Bond, 29, of Second Street in Berwick, was arrested at 10:41 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for theft less than $100. Bond is still being held on $250 bail.

Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no

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