A 26-year-old Morgan City woman was jailed this morning after being accused of breaking a window to get into a residence where she was not welcome, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.
—Sana Khan, 26, of the 400 block of Halsey Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 2:02 a.m. today for disturbing the peace by intoxication and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling. A deputy responded to a complaint of a possible unauthorized entry of a home on Little Flower Lane in Bayou Vista.
Upon arrival, the deputy located Khan in a bathroom of the residence and detained her pending further investigation, Hebert said. The deputy discovered that Khan broke a window and entered the home after being told by the resident that she was not welcome there, the sheriff said. Khan also appeared to be intoxicated, Hebert said. Khan was jailed with no bail set.
Hebert reported responding to 40 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Michael Spry, 46, of the 100 block of Pecan Court in Westwego, was arrested at 11:39 p.m. Monday for reckless operation of a vehicle and hit and run driving. While en route to the scene of a reported single vehicle crash on Lake Palourde Road in Amelia, deputies received information that the driver involved in the crash left the scene in another vehicle, Hebert said.
A deputy arrived on Lake Palourde Road and observed a car that came to rest in a field after striking two phone junction boxes and a fire hydrant. Another deputy located the suspect car that left the scene at a business on La. 182 in Amelia and made contact with Spry, who was identified as the registered owner of the crashed vehicle, Banks said. Spry admitted to losing control of the car and driving it into the field, Hebert said. Spry was jailed with bail set at $1,500.
Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Russel Vicknair, 61, of Morgan City, was arrested at 11:15 a.m. Monday for theft by shoplifting (value $22.49).
Police were dispatched to a supermarket on La. 182 in regards to a shoplifter that management had detained. When officers arrived, management stated that Vicknair had left the store with a buggy full of items that he had not purchased, Banks said.
Employees located Vicknair and he was escorted back into the store. Vicknair admitted to officers that he had taken the items without paying for them, Banks said. Vicknair was jailed.
—William Carr, 25, of Patterson, was arrested at 2:49 p.m. Monday on warrants for two counts of probation violation, failure to pay fines and failure to appear to pay probation fee.
Carr was arrested by the Patterson police for outstanding warrants held for the Morgan City Police Department. Carr was transported to the Morgan City Police Department and jailed.
—Jacob Salley, 37, of Morgan City, was arrested at 12:36 p.m. Friday on a warrant for failure to pay probation fees
While on a patrol in the area of Second Street, police observed Salley walking in the area. Salley was jailed on the warrant.
—Felton Charles, 32, of Morgan City, was arrested at 8:01 a.m. Saturday for driving under suspension, no brake lights and on a St. Mary Sheriff’s warrant.
—Gabriel Soto, 18, of Morgan City, was arrested at 7:42 p.m. Saturday for possession of marijuana.
Police were dispatched to the area of Garber Street in regards to a disturbance. Soto was walking in the area of Garber and Apple streets. Soto was asked about the disturbance, but seemed to know nothing about the incident, Banks said. Officers patted down Soto and located suspected marijuana in his pocket. Soto was jailed.
—Michael Marks, 53, of Morgan City, was arrested at 10:45 p.m. Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated second offense and careless operation with an accident.
Police, while investigating a vehicle crash on Federal Avenue, detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the breath of Marks, the driver of one of the vehicles involved in the crash. Field sobriety tests were done on Marks, in which he performed poorly. He was jailed, which resulted in a reading of .185 grams-percent. Marks was jailed.
—Dwayne Clark, 42, of Amelia, was arrested at 3:17 a.m. Sunday for no seat belt, open container and operating a vehicle while intoxicated first offense.
Police while on patrol noticed a vehicle in the area of La. 182 near the U.S. 90 intersection with the driver not wearing a seat belt. A traffic stop was conducted. When officers came into contact with Clark, a strong odor of alcoholic beverage was emitting from his breath, Banks said. Officers also noticed an open beer can on the floor of the vehicle, Banks said. Clark submitted to the test, which yielded a result of .108 grams-percent blood alcohol concentration. Clark was jailed.
—Malynn Stevens, 26, of Morgan City, was arrested at 4:42 a.m. Sunday for domestic abuse battery.
Police were dispatched to a residence on Onstead Street in regards to a domestic disturbance. Officers spoke to the victim, who stated he and his wife had gotten into a verbal altercation. He claims she allegedly began to strike him in the facial area causing scratches on both his neck and face. Officers did observe marks on the victim consistent with his statement. Officers then spoke to Stevens, who did admit to officers that she did punch her husband. Stevens was jailed.
—Brian Delaune, 29, of Berwick, was arrested at 2:53 p.m. Sunday for violation of a protective order.
—Artis Jones, 18, of Morgan City, was arrested at 8:18 p.m. Sunday for no driver’s license, impeding the flow of traffic and possession of a Schedule I synthetic cannabinoids second offense.
Police, while on patrol in the area of Sixth Street and Brashear Avenue, observed a vehicle sit through three green light phases without proceeding. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle. The driver, Jones, was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. Jones could only produce an identification card. Jones did give officers consent to search his vehicle, where suspected synthetic marijuana was located. Jones was jailed.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.