Posted: Dec 12, 2012 8:26 AM by KATC
Juvenile male, 16, was arrested on December 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm at Patterson High School for possession of Schedule II with intent to distribute (Vyvanse) and violation of controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone). A deputy responded to a complaint of drug activity at the school. Upon arrival the deputy learned from school administrators that the juvenile sold medication to other students that had originally been prescribed to him. The teenager was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.
Joseph Wade, 36, 138 Village Lane, Amelia, LA was arrested on December 11, 2012 at 8:22 am on a warrant for second degree battery. A deputy patrolling the Amelia area observed a vehicle with no license plate light speeding on Grace Street and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Wade, and during the investigation learned of the warrant for his arrest. Wade was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond has been set.
Chantel D. Ruffin, 23, 5250 North Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, LA was arrested on December 11, 2012 at 9:57 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana) with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm in the presence of a CDS, possession of a CDS in the presence of a minor, and possession of drug paraphernalia. While patrolling the Amelia area, a deputy observed a vehicle fail to use a turn signal and conducted a traffic stop on Joseph Street. Upon coming into contact with the driver the deputy observed the strong odor of burning marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The deputy received consent to search Ruffin's vehicle, purse, and personnel belongings. During the search, the deputy located multiple bags of marijuana as well as marijuana hidden in a soda can and in a fast food wrapper. Other items located during the search include clear plastic bags, grinders, a digital scale, a firearm, and just over $1000 in cash (U.S. Currency). A minor was also in the vehicle at the time of the stop. The child was placed in the care of a guardian. Ruffin was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond has been set. Pictures of Ruffin and the items located during the search are attached.
Deidre Lee Satathite, 41, 612 Anderson Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on December 12, 2012 at 1:43 am for driving while intoxicated and improper lane usage. A deputy patrolling the Baldwin area observed a vehicle swerving on Northwest Boulevard. Upon speaking with the driver the deputy observed the strong odor of alcohol on her breath and person. Satathite performed poorly on the field sobriety test. She later failed to submit a breath sample. Satathite was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond is set.