Suspect sought in attempted armed robbery in Bayou Vista

BAYOU VISTA, La. — The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery that was reported around 7 a.m. Tuesday at Chabill’s Tire Service in Bayou Vista, Sheriff Mark Hebert stated in a news release.

A white male in his late 20s to early 30s approached a victim, produced a small knife and demanded money at Chabill’s Tire Service, Hebert stated.

The victim punched the suspect who then fled on foot. The suspect is reported to be 5 feet 10 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall weighing about 150 pounds and is clean shaven with dirty blond to brown hair, Hebert stated.

He was last seen wearing a plain blue T-shirt and blue jeans, Hebert added. Anyone with information regarding the suspect or the crime should contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office or a local law enforcement agency. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office can be reached at 985-384-1622 or 337-828-1960.

Man arrested for possession of synthetic cannabinoids and abuse of toxic vapors

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrest:

—Carl Cage, 47, of Hekeb Lane in Verdunville, was arrested at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday for possession of synthetic cannabinoids and abuse of toxic vapors. Narcotics division detectives were patrolling the Verdunville area when they observed a pickup truck parked half in the road and half in a church parking lot on Verdun Lane. Upon further examination, detectives located a man passed out in the driver’s seat, Hebert stated. Detectives made contact with the man, identified as Cage. During the investigation, detectives located packs of synthetic cannabinoids. Cage was released on a summons to appear in court Aug.23.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.

Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.

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