Man arrested for 2nd degree battery, criminal neglect of family charges

A 31-year-old Siracusaville man was arrested Tuesday on warrants for second degree battery and for failure to appear for criminal neglect of family after St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s narcotics detectives spotted him walking in a yard, according to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert.

Trey Jones, 31, of Ciro Street in Siracusaville, was arrested at 2:17 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for second degree battery and warrants for failure to appear on the charges of two counts criminal neglect of family and on the charge of possession of marijuana. Jones was also wanted on a warrant from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office for second degree battery and domestic abuse battery.

Narcotics division detectives patrolling the Siracusaville area observed Jones walking in a yard. Detectives were aware that Jones had several outstanding warrants for his arrest. When Jones observed the detectives approaching him, he immediately ran, Hebert stated. After a short foot chase, Jones was taken into custody, Hebert stated. He was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

The St. Mary Sheriff’s Office warrant for second degree battery stems from an investigation into a battery that occurred in August 2012 during which a male was struck multiple times in the head.

Hebert reported the following arrests:

—Chester Sons III, 51, of Neptune Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 8:59 p.m. Tuesday for violation of a protective order and on a warrant for aggravated battery. A deputy responded to a report of a violation of a protective order. During the investigation, the deputy also learned that Sons was wanted on the warrant listed above. The deputy located Sons at the Plantation Inn in Bayou Vista. Sons was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

—Brandon Grant, 30, of Charlie Lane in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 12:23 a.m. today for domestic abuse battery. A deputy responded to a report of domestic violence at a residence on Charlie Lane. During the investigation, the deputy determined that Grant and a female were arguing when Grant struck the female in the face, Hebert stated. Grant was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

—Lucille Rodriguez Leonard, 33, of Franklin Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of issuing worthless checks. A deputy located Leonard at a residence on Second Street in Morgan City on the warrant. She was taken to the parish jail and held.

—Korianne Parker, 24, of Carol Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods. After learning of the warrant for her arrest, Parker turned herself in at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City. She was taken to the parish jail and held. She was released on $2,000 bail.

—Jimmy Reyes, 20, of Magnolia Street in Amelia, was arrested at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday for hit and run driving and no driver’s license. While patrolling the Amelia area, a deputy responded to a report of a hit and run vehicle crash in a parking lot on La. 182. Upon arrival, the deputy received a description of the SUV that struck another vehicle. The deputy located the vehicle and subsequently determined that Reyes had been operating the SUV at the time of the hit and run. Reyes was released on a summons to appear in court on Oct. 9.

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Joseph Dignin, 31, of La. 182 in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:41 a.m. Tuesday for disturbing the peace

Officers were dispatched to La. 182 in reference to a subject being intoxicated and knocking on doors there. Officers located Dignin, who was intoxicated, inside his residence, Crouch stated. He was told to remain in his apartment and not cause further disturbances or he would be subject to arrest. About 40 minutes later, officers were dispatched back to the address. An officer spoke with witnesses, who gave statements that Dignin was yelling at and threatening them, Crouch stated. Based on the statements from witnesses, Dignin was taken to the police department and held on $292 bail.

—Anthony Harris, 17, of West Side Trailer Park in Amelia, was arrested at 4 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for probation violation.

Harris was brought to the police department from City Court and was released on $1,000 bail.

—Kenneth Kiff, 26, of Red Cypress Road in Patterson, was arrested at 4 p.m. Tuesday for direct contempt of court.

Kiff was brought to the police department from City Court. Kiff violated court orders by reporting to serve weekend jail time under the influence. He is being held on $1,000 bail.

Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrests:

—David Douglas, 58, of Taft Street in Patterson, was arrested at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday for disturbing the peace intoxicated. Douglas is being held on $323 bail.

—Chanedra Jones, 26, of Williams Street in Patterson, was arrested at 2:56 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for Morgan City police for simple criminal damage to property. Jones was transferred to Morgan City Jail.

Jones was arrested by Morgan City police at 9:24 p.m. Tuesday on a warrant for felony simple criminal damage to property (more than $500 and less than $50,000).

Jones was transported to the Morgan City Police Department. The warrant was issued after an incident on March 18, where the front and rear glass had been broken out of a vehicle, and all four tires had been flattened, Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch stated. The victim in that incident filed the charge against Jones.

Jones was released on $2,500 bail.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:

—Jaymes Aldem Raffray, 26, of Carter Lane in Berwick, was arrested at 8:01 p.m. Tuesday for remaining where forbidden. Raffray is being held on $250 bail.

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