Jul 13, 2012 8:14 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to Sheriff Mark Hebert during the last reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to
47 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Roxanne N. Rivers, 24, 134 Higgins Rd, Jeanerette, LA was arrested on July 12, 2012 at 11:49am at the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Franklin for second degree cruelty to a juvenile. The arrest is the result of an investigation that began in January of 2011 when an infant was hospitalized for injuries. Rivers, the child's mother, admitted to detectives that she shook the infant and that she knew it was wrong. The suspect was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. Rivers was released on a $10,000 bond.
Douglas Batiste, 59, 119 Palm Ln, Labadieville, LA was arrested on July 12, 2012 at 4:39pm at a casino in Amelia, LA for disturbing the peace. The responding deputy learned from casino employees that Batiste urinated in one of the slot machines. Following the investigation and arrest Batiste was released on a summons to appear in court on October 4, 2012.
Dustin Vaughn, 35, 115 Mars Rd, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on July 12, 2012 at 6:59pm at the address above for domestic abuse battery.
Alaina Frederick, 30, 115 Mars Rd, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on July 12, 2012 at 7:09pm at the address above for domestic abuse battery.
A deputy responded to a complaint of domestic violence. During the course of the investigation the deputy learned that when Vaughn arrived home he and Frederick began arguing. The argument then escalated into a physical altercation. Both were transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. No bond had been set for either of the suspects at the time of the press release.
Dex Clements, 25, 2045 River Rd, Berwick, LA was arrested on July 13, 2012 at 12:37am at a residence on Hwy. 317 in Centerville, LA for simple battery and simple criminal damage to property. While patrolling the Centerville area the deputy responded to a complaint of a battery. The complainant stated that during an argument Clements pushed her and that he also damaged the door as he was leaving. Clements was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. He was released on a $1500 bond.