Posted: May 16, 2013 7:16 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
James Tarleton, Jr., 19, 619 Taft St. Patterson, LA was arrested on May 15, 2013 at 7:19 pm for possession of marijuana. On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division were patrolling the Bayou Vista area when they observed a vehicle fail to signal properly prior to turning into the parking lot of a gas station located on Highway 182. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and met with the driver who was identified as Tarleton. Detectives received consent to search the vehicle and located marijuana. Tarleton was released on a summons to appear in court on August 23, 2013.