May 24, 2013 8:43 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert the Narcotics Division made the following arrests:
Carl Blanchard, Jr., 26, 208 Jones St. Berwick, LA was arrested on May 23, 2013 at 6:57 pm for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Detectives of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division were patrolling US Hwy. 90 in the Calumet and Patterson areas when they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for following to closely to another. Detectives met with the driver, identified as Blanchard, and received consent to search the vehicle. During the search, detectives located marijuana. Continuing the investigation, detectives traveled to Blanchard's residence at 208 Jones St. Berwick, LA. After receiving consent to search the residence, detectives located additional marijuana and rolling papers. Blanchard was released on a summons to appear in court on August 23, 2013.