Man charged in Calumet theft among weekend arrests
A 20-year-old Patterson man was charged Saturday in connection with a burglary of a diving helmet and cash at a business in Calumet, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.
Chance Boudreaux, 20, of the 400 block of Railroad Avenue in Patterson, was arrested at 8:51 a.m. Saturday for simple burglary. The detective assigned to the case identified Boudreaux as a suspect in the crime, Hebert said. Boudreaux was located at a residence on Tiffany Street in Patterson.
While speaking with the detective, Boudreaux admitted that he committed the burglary, Hebert said. Boudreaux was jailed with no bail set. The case remains under investigation and additional arrests are expected, Hebert said.
The arrests stems from an investigation that began at 7:50 a.m. Thursday when the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to a report of a business burglary at Vilas & Associates on Cargill Road in the Calumet area, the sheriff said.
The investigation revealed that at about 11 p.m. Wednesday night two subjects accessed the property by boat, broke into a window on the waterside of the facility, and stole a commercial diving helmet along with about $200 in cash, Hebert said. The two people were captured on video surveillance, the sheriff said.
Hebert reported responding to 113 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—James Kelly, 39, of the 700 block of Gilchrist Lane in Ricohoc, was arrested at 9:46 a.m. Friday on a warrant for principle to aggravated cruelty to animals.
—Jonathan Killingsworth, 24, of Marin Lane in Patterson, was arrested at 10:16 a.m. Friday on a warrant for principle to aggravated cruelty to animals.
A deputy investigating a complaint of a dead bull on the Patterson levee identified Kelly and Killingsworth as two subjects that were passengers in a vehicle that struck the animal while trespassing on the levee. Both were jailed with no bail set.
—Jermaine Keys, 39, of the 100 block of Aucoin Road in Amelia, was arrested at 9:54 a.m. Friday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of driving under suspension and no seat belt. Keys was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center from Assumption Parish on the warrant. He was later released on a summons to appear in court Feb. 10.
—Angela Weber, 47, of the 800 block of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 12:09 a.m. Saturday for unauthorized removal of a shopping cart.
A deputy responded to the above listed address after 911 operators received a call that was disconnected. The deputy made contact with Weber who stated that she dialed 911 accidentally, Hebert said.
After ensuring that the residents were safe and that there was no emergency, the deputy observed two shopping carts from a Bayou Vista store on the property. The deputy contacted store personnel and learned that the carts were taken without permission. Weber was jailed and released on a summons to appear in court Feb. 10.
—Didier Marquez-Sanchez, 34, of the 200 block of Trevino Street in Berwick, was arrested at 1:59 a.m. Saturday for simple battery. A deputy responded to a report of a battery at a bar on La. 182 in Amelia. The deputy learned that Marquez-Sanchez struck a man working security at the business while he was attempting to break up a fight. Marquez-Sanchez was jailed and released on $500 bail.
—Jasmine Junifer, 25, of the 600 block of Terrebonne Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:14 p.m. Sunday for theft of goods. Junifer was accused of attempting to leave a store in Bayou Vista without paying for goods, Hebert said. She was released on a summons to appear in court Feb. 10.
—Tommy McNally, 44, of the 1300 block of Middle Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 12:14 a.m. today for hit and run driving. A deputy responded to a report of a hit and run crash that occurred in the drive-thru of a fast food restaurant on U.S. 90 in Bayou Vista.
Upon arrival, the deputy learned that one of the drivers involved left the scene of the crash. Using the license plate number obtained by a witness at the scene, the deputy identified McNally as the person who fled, Hebert said. The deputy located McNally at his residence. Following the investigation, the deputy released McNally on a summons to appear in court Feb. 10.
—Howard P. Smith Jr., 44, of the 100 block of Pond Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:22 p.m. Sunday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charges of domestic abuse battery and simple criminal damage to property. A deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for speeding on U.S. 90 in the Siracusa area.
The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Smith, and learned of the active warrant for his arrest. Smith was also cited for the traffic violation. Smith was jailed and released on $2,500 bail.
Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Annie L. McIntyre, 30, of John Street in Berwick, was arrested at 12:40 a.m. Saturday on a warrant for 19 counts of doctor shopping (illegal acquisition of a controlled substance).
Detectives began an investigation into the illegal acquisition of a controlled substance based on a complaint filed. The suspect, McIntyre, was identified and accused of visiting multiple doctors over the same time period in order to obtain multiple prescriptions for the same controlled substance, Adderall.
During the investigation, officers learned that McIntyre had made 19 such transactions during the past year, Banks said. McIntyre was jailed with bail set at $30,000.
—Tiffani Delaune, 27, of La. 182 in Berwick, was arrested at 6:45 p.m. Friday on a warrant for three counts of doctor shopping (illegal acquisition of a controlled substance).
Detectives began an investigation based on a complaint of the improper acquisition of a prescription drug. During the investigation, evidence was obtained that indicated that Delaune had acquired a controlled substance, Adderall, multiple times during a two-month period from multiple doctors, Banks said.
Detectives confirmed that Delaune had visited multiple doctors to obtain the drug, Banks aid. She was located at her residence and jailed with bail set at $30,000.
—Wesley Foster, 42, of New Orleans, was arrested at 4:17 p.m. Friday on a warrant for failure to pay probation fee and possession of Schedule I synthetic cannabinoids.
Officers dispatched to the area of the Mr. Charlie Rig Museum regarding a suspicious vehicle located Foster who was found to be wanted on an outstanding warrant. Upon his arrest, Foster was also found to be in possession of a substance determined to be synthetic marijuana, Banks said. He was jailed.
—Corey Toups, 27, of Cross Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 10:33 a.m. Saturday for simple battery and resisting an officer.
Officers responded to a complaint of a disturbance at the Daiquiri Shop on La. 182. Officers observed Toups shove an off duty reserve officer who was assisting at the scene. Toups attempted to strike the officer and was subdued. Toups was physically restrained and placed under arrest, Banks said. He was jailed and released on cash bail of $1,184.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrests:
—Larry Williams Jr., 19, of the 1700 block of Kemper Street in Patterson, was arrested at 3:10 p.m. Sunday on a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office warrant for two counts of second degree battery, simple battery and disturbing the peace. Williams was jailed with no bail set yet.
—Craig Gant, 23, of the 1000 block of Cayce Street in Franklin, was arrested at 3:10 p.m. Sunday for possession of synthetic marijuana. Gant was jailed with no bail set.
—Erica Pederson, 34, of the 100 block of Domino Drive in Patterson, was arrested at 8:19 p.m. Saturday for careless operation, and operating a vehicle under the influence. Pederson was jailed with no bail set yet.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.