Jan 24, 2013 8:22 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
According to St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert, during the last 24 hour reporting period the Sheriff's Office responded to 49 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Leila Lane, 37, 8519 Hwy. 90 West, Franklin, LA was arrested on January 23, 2013 at 12:28 pm on a warrant from Morgan City Police for telephone harassment. A deputy located Lane at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse in Franklin on the warrant. Lane was transported to Morgan City PD. No bond is set.
Johnny Bennett, 49, 414 Morrison Street, Patterson, LA was arrested on January 23, 2013 at 4:52 pm on a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. The detective assigned to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office sex offender registry program located Bennett on the warrant and made contact with him at the SMPSO in Morgan City. When Bennett relocated to the Morrison Street address listed above, he failed to meet notification requirements.
Mario Verdun, Jr., 36, Seventy Nine Pines, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on January 24, 2013 at 11:59 pm on warrants for failure to appear on the charges of criminal neglect of family and Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act. A deputy investigating a complaint made contact with Verdun at the SMPSO in Morgan City and learned of the warrants for his arrest. He was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. His bond is set at $62,190.11.
Shane M. Stevens, 45, 1596 Prairie Road Circle, Franklin, LA was arrested on January 24, 2013 at 1:39 am for battery of a police officer. A deputy responded to the address above in reference to a call of a subject wishing to file a complaint with the SMPSO. Upon making contact with Stevens, he deputy detected the odor of alcoholic beverage on his breathe and person. During the course of the investigation, Stevens pushed the deputy. Stevens was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. His bond is set at $1,000.