A 25-year-old Texas man was arrested Monday on a warrant stemming from an incident where he struck a woman with a food tray, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.
—Elbert E. Ferrer, 25, of McAllen, Texas, was arrested at 2:55 p.m. Monday on a warrant for aggravated second degree battery by domestic violence.
Ferrer turned himself in to the Morgan City Police Department on a warrant accusing him of striking a female with a food tray during a domestic disturbance May 1, Banks said. The victim in the battery required medical treatment for injuries sustained in the altercation, Banks said. Ferrer was jailed and released after posting $5,000 bail.
Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Yvonne Marsh, 51, of Ciro Street in Morgan City, was arrested 12:31 p.m. Monday for possession of Schedule I marijuana and failure to signal a turn.
An officer observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn in the area of Roderick Street and La. 182 and stopped the vehicle to investigate. Upon coming into contact with the driver, Marsh, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana. The officer recovered a small amount of suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. Marsh was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated. She was released after posting cash bail.
—Jeremiah J. Aucoin, 31, of Pluto Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 4:10 p.m. Monday on a warrant for two headlights required and on a warrant for driving under suspension.
Aucoin, who was already incarcerated in the Morgan City jail facility, was booked on additional warrants for the Morgan City Police Department.
—Hubert J. Keller, 42, of Terrebonne Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:26 p.m. Monday for appearing intoxicated in public.
Keller was arrested after an officer with the Morgan City Police Department was summoned to the area of the 500 block of Terrebonne Street regarding a subject causing a disturbance. Officers located Keller in that area shouting and using profane language causing the neighbors to become alarmed, Banks said. Keller was found to be in an intoxicated condition and arrested. He was jailed.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 32 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Cotina P. Rink, 38, of the 3200 block of Jennie Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:22 p.m. Monday on a warrant for illegal possession of stolen things. A deputy located Rink at her residence on the warrant. The warrant stems from an investigation into a mobile phone reported stolen from a store in Bayou Vista.
The detective working on the case learned that the phone had been returned to the customer service desk where a female subject claimed the lost item. The detective determined that the woman, later identified as Rink, was not the true owner of the mobile phone. Rink was jailed and released on $500 bail.
—Christopher Haynes, 31, of the 4000 block of Francis Street in Berwick, was arrested at 7:58 p.m. Monday on three warrants for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of drug court. A deputy transported Haynes from the Ascension Parish jail to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville on the warrants. Bail is set at $300,000.
—Christina C. Paul, 23, of the 100 block of Blackwell Lane in Belle Rose, was arrested at 8:18 p.m. Monday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. The deputy learned from store personnel that Paul was seen on video surveillance concealing items in her purse before attempting to leave the store without paying for the goods. Paul was released on a summons to appear in court Aug. 22.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:
—Ricky Hamilton, 26, of Mill Road in Patterson, was arrested at 11:23 p.m. Monday for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a warrant from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office for failure to appear for probation hearing for speeding and driving under suspension. Hamilton is waiting for bail to be set.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.