Jul 17, 2014 9:59 AM by St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Jerry Anslum, 45, 1416 Second Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on July 16, 2014 at 6:10 pm for possession of marijuana. Narcotics Detectives patrolling the Bayou Vista area conducted a traffic stop on Todd Lane. During the traffic stop investigation, detectives made contact with a passenger in the vehicle identified as Anslum. While speaking with Anslum he appeared extremely nervous. Detectives received consent to search Anslum and located a bag of marijuana in his pocket. Detectives released Anslum on a summons to appear in court on October 13, 2014.
Derrick Kelly, 19, 7810 Hwy 182 Franklin, LA was arrested on July 16, 2014 at 8:34 pm for the following offenses:
- Improper lane usage
- Aggravated flight from an officer
- Possession of marijuana
Jamarcus Gunner, 20, 172 Verdun Lane Verdunville, LA was arrested on July 16, 2014 at 8:34 pm for the following offenses:
- Possession of synthetic cannabinoids with intent to distribute
- Obstruction of justice
- Resisting an officer
- Possession of drug paraphernalia.
Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division patrolling the Patterson area observed a car cross over the center line of Highway 90 nearly striking another vehicle. Detectives initiated a traffic stop. The driver of the car failed to stop and fled from detectives. Detectives observed the car travelling at a high rate of speed and running other vehicles off of the roadway. Detectives pursued the car onto Kelly Pellerin Lane in Verdunville where the driver of the car passed close to pedestrians standing in the roadway. As the driver of the car stopped the vehicle on Kelly Pellerin Lane, a passenger, later identified as Gunner, exited the car. Upon seeing detectives nearby, Gunner threw several bags of synthetic marijuana into the back seat of the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. At that point, detectives detained Gunner, the driver, identified as Kelly, and another occupant in the vehicle pending further investigation. Detectives received consent to search the car and located bags of synthetic marijuana with an estimated street value of approximately $2,000 dollars. Detectives also located a small bag of marijuana, a digital scale, and small plastic bags inside the car. Ginner and Kelly were transported to the parish jail for booking. No bail is set. The other occupant in the car was released with no charges. Pictures of Gunner, Kelly, and the drugs and drug paraphernalia seized are included in this release.
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