St. Mary Councilman accused of remaining after being forbidden

Posted at 5:51 PM, Jul 31, 2018
James Bennett, St. Mary Parish District 7.

A St. Mary Parish councilman was arrested on a misdemeanor charge today in Berwick, according to Police Chief James Richard.

James Bennett was arrested on a charge of remaining after being forbidden, said Richard.

He allegedly would not leave a residence in Berwick.

Police officers were contacted and he was arrested and booked into the Berwick Jail on a $300 bond.

Bennett represents District 7 for St. Mary Parish.