Feb 17, 2010 11:19 AM by St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Press Release
Date: February 17, 2010
According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 48 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 62 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jerri H. Bertrand 46 yoa of Joey St., Patterson was arrested on 2-15-2010 at 9:26 am on a warrant for Failure to Appear on the charge of Disregard of a Railroad Crossing. Deputy was investigating a dog complaint on
Joey St. when he came in contact with above suspect. During investigation it was learned of a warrant for her arrest. Suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with a $268.50 bond and was later released.
Brian Johnson 48 yoa of North Bayou Black Dr., Gibson, La. was arrested on 2-15-2010 at 11:00 am for Theft by Shoplifting. Deputy was called to Wal-mart in Bayou Vista in reference to a shoplifter. Upon Deputy's arrival store security advised that he observed above suspect taking electronic games from the shelf and concealing them on his person. After investigation suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.
Melissa M. Alvarez 33 yoa of Aucoin Road, Amelia was arrested on 2-15-2010 at 10:15 pm for Hit and Run Driving. Deputy was called to a hit and run accident that occurred in the parking lot of Fairview Cinema in Bayou Vista. Upon Deputy's arrival it was learned from witnesses that above suspect vehicle backed into a vehicle and left the scene. Deputy went to suspect's residence and conducted an investigation. After investigation suspect was placed under arrest and issued a summons to appear in court on 5-5-2010.
Aketa R. Francis 17 yoa of Oregon St., Berwick and a Female Juvenile 16 yoa of Patterson were arrested on 2-16-2010 at 4:18 pm for Theft by Shoplifting. Deputy was called to Wal-mart in Bayou Vista in reference to shoplifters. Upon Deputy's arrival it was learned from store security that above suspects were observed taking clothing items from the racks and concealing them on their person. After investigation suspects were placed under arrest with Francis being issued a summons to appear in court on 5-26-2010. With Juvenile being processed and released to guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
Edwin McKenzie 58 yoa of Bridgeway Apt. # 258, Lafayette, La. was arrested on 2-16-2010 at 12:49 pm for Speeding and Driving Under Suspension. Deputy was patrolling Hwy 90 in the Bayou Vista area, when he observed suspect vehicle speeding and conducted a traffic stop. During investigation it was also learned that suspect was driving under suspension. After investigation suspect was placed under arrest and issued a summons to appear in court on 5-26-2010.