Chad Wiggins Jr.
A Thibodaux woman was arrested Monday after she used a knife to break into a residence in Siracusaville and then threatened two people with the knife, St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert said in a news release.
—Theresa Skinner, 54, of the 300 block of John Edward Lane in Thibodaux, was arrested at 1:21 a.m. Monday for two counts of aggravated assault, unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling, disturbing the peace, resisting an officer and obstruction of justice.
A deputy responding to a complaint of an aggravated assault made contact with Skinner. After speaking with witnesses, the deputy determined that Skinner used a knife to enter a home in Siracusaville and threatened a male and a female victim with the weapon, Hebert said. The deputy located the knife inside the vehicle in which Skinner arrived at the home. Skinner repeatedly yelled and pulled away from the deputy, Hebert said. She was jailed and released on $15,250 bail.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 163 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Justin M. Batiste, 29, of the 800 block of South Market Street in Opelousas, was arrested at 9:44 p.m. Sunday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding and warrants from St. Landry Parish for failure to appear on the charges of purchasing alcohol for a person under 21, monetary instrument abuse, four counts of theft, and theft consolidated with felony charges.
—Chad Wiggins Jr., 21, of the 100 block of Tina Street in Houma, was arrested at 2:12 a.m. Saturday for hit and run driving and driving while intoxicated. While conducting an investigation into a separate case on Southeast Boulevard near Belleview Street, a deputy heard the sound of screeching tires followed by a loud boom from the direction of Middle Road. Wiggins was jailed and released on $10,000 bail.
—Randy Dewitt, 21, of the 100 block of Kellers Lane in Ricohoc, was arrested at 11:36 a.m. Monday for criminal trespass and theft of copper or other metals.
—Sean Hulin, 17, of the 200 block of Shannon Street in Patterson, was arrested at 11:36 a.m. Monday for criminal trespass and theft of copper or other metals.
A deputy responded to a complaint of trespassing at a residence on Ricohoc Drive. The deputy learned from a witness that two males were seen taking air conditioning coils from the property. Using information provided by the witness, the deputy continued the investigation at a local scrap yard. The deputy then made contact with Hulin and Dewitt at Hulin’s residence on Shannon Street. Both were jailed. Dewitt’s bail is set at $2,500. Hulin’s bail is set at $2,000.
—Jerry Landerman, 45, of the 100 block of Shannon Street in Patterson, was arrested at 11:42 a.m. Monday on a warrant from St. Martin Parish for failure to appear on multiple drug charges. A deputy conducting an investigation into a report of trespassing in Ricohoc made contact with Landerman and learned of the warrant for his arrest. Landerman was jailed and later transferred to another jurisdiction.
—Kacy Norman, 28, of the 32600 block of Bayou Sorrel Road in Plaquemine, was arrested at 12:19 p.m. Sunday for driving on divided highways, possession of Schedule I marijuana second offense, possession of Schedule III hydrocodone, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
A deputy observed a vehicle in Ricohoc make an illegal U-turn by crossing the raised median on La. 182. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, identified as Norman. The deputy smelled the odor of burning marijuana emanating from the vehicle. The deputy received consent to search the vehicle and located several pieces of burnt marijuana cigarettes and a hydrocodone pill. Norman was jailed with no bail set.
—Lawrence Edwards IV, 25, of the 1500 block of Live Oak Street in Patterson, was arrested at 6:27 a.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of speeding. Edwards, who turned himself in on drug court sanctions at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center, was booked on the additional warrant. Edwards was released on $349.50 bail.
—Barry L. Jones, 26, of the 300 block of Egle Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:13 p.m. Monday for domestic abuse battery.
—Stephanie Harvey, 35, of the 300 block of Egle Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:13 p.m. Monday for domestic abuse battery.
A deputy responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on James Street in Siracusaville. During the course of the investigation, the deputy determined that Jones and Harvey were in a verbal argument that escalated into a physical encounter. Both were jailed with no bail set.
—Tessa Pilgrim, 35, of the 100 block of Elaine Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:06 p.m. Monday for theft of goods and on a warrant from Terrebonne Parish for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. Pilgrim was issued a summons to appear in court on May 22 on the theft of goods charge. No bail is set on the warrant.
—Waynisha D. Jones, 28, of the 1000 block of Ramos Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 3:13 p.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of theft of goods. A deputy investigating an unrelated complaint in Siracusaville made contact with Jones and learned of the active warrant for her arrest. Jones was jailed and released on $5,000 bail.
—Chad Williams, 25, of the 100 block of Burchfield Lane in Berwick, was arrested at 7:03 p.m. Monday on warrants for issuing worthless checks and failure to appear on the charges of stop sign violation, and operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. Williams was transported from Berwick Police Department to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center. No bail is set.
—Steven Fucich, 20, of the 10600 block of Limu Way in Diamondhead, Miss., was arrested at 2:45 a.m. today for theft, disturbing the peace intoxicated, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. A deputy responded to a complaint of a theft from a store in Amelia. The deputy learned from store personnel that a male subject took a six pack of beer without paying for it. The deputy found the beer inside the vehicle, and one of the alcoholic beverages was opened. Fucich was jailed and released on $2,000 bail.
Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Raven T. Mayon, 17, of La. 182 in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:28 a.m. Monday on a warrant for two counts of simple burglary and a warrant for illegal possession of stolen things.
—Kelton J. Smith, 17, of Morgan City, was arrested at 10:28 a.m. Monday on a warrant for two counts of simple burglary, and a warrant for two counts of illegal possession of stolen things.
On Jan. 23, police began an investigation into burglaries of businesses located on Railroad Avenue and Youngs Road which was reported to the Morgan City Police Department. Acting on intelligence gathered from road patrol officers, the investigators were able to gather evidence implicating Smith and Mayon in the crimes and recover some of the items reported stolen, Banks said. Mayon and Smith, who were already in jail, were booked on the charges.
—Jeremy J. Andrews, 26, of Third Street in Berwick, was arrested at 9:13 p.m. Monday on a warrant for theft less than $500.
Andrews was located in regard to a theft of money from a La. 182 business, which occurred in November 2013, Banks said. Andrews, who was a former employee of the business, was accused of removing funds from a safe at the business, Banks said. He was identified and an arrest warrant was secured. He was jailed.
—Michelle L. Vedros, 24, of Gibson, was arrested at 12:02 p.m. Monday on a warrant from Terrebonne Parish for failure to appear at a probation hearing on the charge of simple battery. Vedros was located at Teche Regional Medical Center and jailed.
—Jermie A. Hanks, 36, of Arkansas Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:09 p.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to pay probation fees.
While investigating a complaint in the area of Arkansas Street, officers came into contact with Hanks. He was jailed.
—Traylon A. Grogan, 22, of Second Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 7:37 p.m. Monday for remaining where forbidden.
Grogan was located at a Second Street residence after officers were summoned to the residence with regards to Grogan refusing to leave the premises by the owner. Grogan was jailed.
—Rochelle B. Suire, 44, of Chestnut Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:27 a.m. Saturday for disturbing the peace by fighting.
—Taylor A. Murphy, 19, of Morgan City, was arrested at 9:27 a.m. Saturday for disturbing the peace by fighting.
Both Murphy and Suire were arrested after officers responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a Chestnut Drive address. Officers learned that both Suire and Murphy were involved in a fist fight prior to officers’ arrival at the scene which caused a disturbance in the area, Banks said. Both were jailed.
—Jody R. Cubbedge, 37, of Uranus Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Sunday for disturbing the peace by fighting.
—Jessica L. Ross, 25, of Levee Road in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:30 p.m. Sunday for disturbing the peace by fighting
Morgan City police were dispatched to a disturbance at the corner of Sixth and Fig streets in Morgan City. Officers learned that Cubbedge and Ross were involved in an altercation which turned physical, Banks said. The disturbance was observed by residents in the area. Ross and Cubbedge were jailed.
—Kayla L. Comeaux, 26, of Morgan City, was arrested at 1:53 p.m. Friday on a warrant from the Patterson Police Department for failure to pay a fine for no insurance, a warrant for failure to pay a fine for no driver’s license, and a warrant for failure to pay a fine for no license plate.
Comeaux was located at a La. 182 business and jailed.
—Angel H. Montoya, 24, of Roderick Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 6:39 p.m. Friday for no driver’s license and careless operation.
Officers responded to a vehicle crash on Victor II Boulevard in Morgan City. Montoya, who was identified as a driver involved in the crash, was found to be operating a vehicle with no driver’s license. Montoya was jailed.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrest:
—Michael Wilkerson, 22, of Mars Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 10:57 p.m. Monday for driving under suspension and no license plate light. Wilkerson was released on $1,250 bail.
Franklin Police Chief Sabria McGuire reported the following arrest:
—Wolfe Levy, 32, of Onstead Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:42 p.m. Friday on a warrant for unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling. Levy was arrested by the Morgan City Police Department and transported to the Franklin Police Department. Levy was released on $250 bail.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.