Feb 19, 2014 9:09 AM by KATC
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, over the last 24 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 37 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Clayton Porter, 24, 423 Charlotte Drive, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 11:39 am for possession of drug paraphernalia. A deputy investigating an unrelated complaint made contact with Porter who was found to be in possession of a pipe. Porter admitted to the deputy that he used the pipe to smoke marijuana. Porter was released on a summons to appear in court on May 22, 2014.
Tanice Pate, 39, 320 Sandi Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 12:05 pm for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. During the course of the investigation, the deputy learned from store personnel that Pate was seen concealing items in her purse. Pate then attempted to leave the store without paying for the goods. Pate was released on a summons to appear in court on May 22, 2014.
Dulce Cabanilla, 23, 401 Charlotte Drive, Patterson, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm for simple battery. She was released on a $500 bond. A deputy patrolling the Amelia area responded to a report of a medical emergency at a residence on Duval Street. Upon arriving at the location, the deputy received information that two females were involved in an altercation. Through further investigation, the deputy determined that Cabanilla and another female were engaged in an argument when Cabanilla struck the female victim several times. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment and was later released. Cabanilla was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. Cabanilla was released on a $500 bond.
Larry Hatfield, 24, 145 Choctaw Street, Charenton, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 2:36 pm on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding. A deputy responding to a complaint of a vehicle blocking the roadway on Myrtle Street in Bayou Vista made contact with Hatfield and learned of the warrant for his arrest. Hatfield was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. He was released on $344.50 bail.
Ricky Bradford, Jr., 42, 5424 Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 9:04 pm on the following charges:
- Tail lights required
- Operator's license suspended
- Possession of Schedule I drugs
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Entering contraband into a penal institution
- Misrepresentation during booking
- Warrant for probation violation
A deputy patrolling the Highway 182 in the Amelia area saw a vehicle with a tail light that was not operating properly and conducted a traffic stop. The deputy made contact with the driver, Bradford, who was unable to produce a drivers license. While speaking with Bradford, the deputy observed suspected illegal drugs inside the vehicle. Through further investigation, the deputy located several small partially burnt synthetic marijuana cigarettes and rolling papers. Bradford was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. During booking, Bradford refused to provide information to the booking officer. Also, additional synthetic marijuana was located on his person. No bond is set.
Gary D. Martin, 58, 143 Bayou Boeuf Road Apt. B, Bayou L'Ourse, LA was arrested on February 18, 2014 at 12:44 pm on a warrant for the following charges:
- Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute
- Possession of Schedule I (marijuana)
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance
- Violation of a CDS law (drug free zone)
- Failure to signal 100 ft prior to an intersection.
Martin was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from the Assumption Parish Jail on the warrant. The warrant stems from an investigation conducted by the Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division in June of 2013. During the investigation, narcotics detectives located the drugs and a gun inside the vehicle Martin was driving. No bond is set.
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