Posted: Mar 7, 2013 7:25 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 37 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Joshua Paul Francois, 21, 702 Greenwood Street, Morgan City, LA was arrested on March 6, 2013 at 6:39 pm for flight from an officer, criminal tresspassing, disturbing the peace and on 2 warrants for failure to comply with drug court. Detectives with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division located Francois at his residence on the warrants. When detectives made contact with Francois and identified themselves, Francois fled on foot. He jumped over a fence and ran through the yards of several residences. Detectives apprehended Francois on Federal Avenue. He was transported to the parish jail for booking and incarceration. His bond is set at $201,750.