Morgan City Police Chief Mike Banks reported the following arrests:
—Jeffrey Lodrigue, 22, of Berwick, was arrested at 5:59 p.m. Wednesday on warrants for failure to appear to pay probation fees, failure to appear to pay fine, failure to appear for hit and run, failure to appear no driver’s license, failure to appear for reckless operation with an accident, failure to appear for simple criminal damage to property and a hold for St. Mary Sheriff’s Office for three counts of drug court violation. No bail is set.
—Ramus Martin, 48, of Morgan City, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday for two headlights required and driving under suspension. Police conducted a traffic stop at La. 182 and Ditch Avenue for a vehicle operating with only one head light. He was released after posting $447 bond.
—Tanner Aucoin, 18, of Morgan City, was arrested at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday for illegal carrying of weapons, resisting an officer and on a hold for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Morgan City police were patrolling the Brownell Homes area when they observed three people standing in front of a residence. Officers stopped to identify them, and Aucoin attempted to walk away from officers. They attempted to detain him at which time he began to resist. Upon patting the subject down, officers located a pair of brass knuckles in his front pants pocket. No bail is set.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 51 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests relating to east St. Mary Parish:
—Jarell A. Gash, 26, of the 600 block of Louisa Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone), possession of Legend drug (Naproxen) without a prescription, possession of firearm in presence of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of firearm by convicted felon, possession of Schedule IV (Xanax) and introduction of contraband into a penal facility
—Kimberly M. Mayon, 23, of the 600 block of Louisa Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:12 p.m. Wednesday for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Narcotics detectives conducted a search warrant at the address listed above and located marijuana, items of drug paraphernalia, pills and a firearm. Residents Gash and Mayon were arrested and transported to the parish jail for booking. During the booking process, deputies at the jail located a Xanax pill on Gash. No bail is set.
—Tiesha Carbins, 22, of the 600 block of Seventy Nine Pines Lane in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 12:21 p.m. Wednesday for unauthorized use of a moveable. A deputy investigating a complaint of a missing vehicle identified Carbins as the person who took the victim’s car without permission. Carbins was located near her residence and jailed with no bail set.
—Melanie A. Francis, 28, of the 500 block of Garber Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of probation. Francis went to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Franklin to request a background check. The deputy assisting Francis with her request discovered that she held an active warrant for her arrest. Francis was jailed and released on $1,500 bail.
—Christina Creppel, 31, of the 100 block of Tiffany Court in Gray, was arrested at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday for possession of a Legend Drug (Tizanidin) without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy responding to a report of a suspicious person made contact with Creppel who was walking on U.S. 90 near the Morgan City bridge.
While speaking with Creppel, the deputy received consent to search her purse and located two syringes and a prescription bottle containing pills identified as Tizanidin. The prescription listed on the bottle was not for Creppel. Creppel was jailed with no bail set.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.