Assumption authorities make heroin, meth arrests

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office reported two unrelated arrests over the weekend on charges that included possession of heroin, methamphetamine and legend drugs, Sheriff Leland Falcon said.
—Virgis M. Metrejean, 56, South Bay Road, Pierre Part, was arrested on charges of driving under suspension, driving on roadway laned for traffic, sale, distribution or possession of a legend drug without a prescription, flight from an officer and possession of hydrocodone, Ambien, Xanax and methamphetamine, and possession with intent to distribute suboxone
A uniformed patrol deputy on assignment observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on La. 70 West and executed a stop of the vehicle.
The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Metrejean. The deputy noted Metrejean’s actions to be consistent with that of a known drug violator.
At some point, a K9 conducted an open-air sniff and alerted to specific areas of the vehicle. A subsequent search of the vehicle yielded an assortment of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Metrejean was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center.
Bond for Metrejean has been set at $40,000.
—Lacy Elizabeth Guillot, 36, of La. 1, Klotzville, was arrested on charges of possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia and obstruction of justice.
As part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, agents determined that Guillot was involved in illegal drug activity. Deputies established probable cause to secure a search warrant for the Klotzville address and to execute that warrant. Deputies located heroin and drug paraphernalia.
Guillot remains incarcerated pending a bond hearing.
—Michael P. Butler, 40, of Gold Street, Napoleonville, was arrested on charges of third-offense driving while intoxicated, possession of alcoholic beverages in a motor vehicle, no driver’s license and driving on a roadway laned for traffic.
A uniformed patrol deputy observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on La. 1 in Napoleonville and executed a stop of the vehicle. The deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Butler.
Upon coming into close contact with the suspect, the deputy noted a strong odor of alcoholic beverages and other activity consistent with drunk driving.
After interviewing the suspect, he was arrested and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center pending a bond hearing.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith reported these arrests:
—Male juvenile, 15, Jeanerette, was arrested at 6:01 p.m. Friday on a charge of aggravated domestic abuse battery.
He was released pending juvenile court action.
—Blake A. Picard, 21, Anderson Street, Franklin, was arrested at 9:40 p.m. Friday on charges of use of multiple beam road lighting equipment, no license plate light, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Picard was released on a summons to appear Sept. 25.
—Treymon J. Lofton, 30, Valley View, New Iberia, was arrested at 10:56 p.m. Friday on charges of no driver’s license on person, possession with intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance, possession of marijuana, improper lane usage, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance, transactions involving drug proceeds and possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a drug-free zone. Bond was set at $12,000.
—Kendell D. Colbert, 36, Batiste Street, Baldwin, was arrested at 11:32 p.m. Friday on a charge of possession of marijuana. Colbert was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Rodney Frilot, 28, Walter Street, New Iberia, was arrested at 11:32 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of marijuana and obstruction of justice. Frilot was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Parker Nelson, 19, Bessie Street, Patterson, was arrested at 2:11 a.m. Saturday on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Nelson was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Natalie R. Lowe, 31, Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, North Carolina, was arrested at 6:26 p.m. Saturday on a charge of failure to appear. No bond has been set.
—Male juvenile, 17, Franklin, was arrested at 8:14 p.m. Saturday on a charge of simple battery. Juvenile was released to guardian pending juvenile court action.
—Male juvenile, 15, Franklin, as arrested at 8:14 p.m. Saturday on a charge of simple battery. Juvenile was released to guardian pending juvenile court action.
—Blainedreale Golden, 25, Myra Street, Franklin, was arrested at 1:17 a.m. Sunday on charges of improper lane usage, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Golden was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Jordan Freeman, 18, St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, was arrested at 3:41 a.m. Sunday on charges of turning movement and required signals and possession of marijuana. Freeman was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Diego Alexander Cruz-Guerrero, 34, Halsey Street, Morgan City, was arrested at 10:02 p.m. Sunday on charges of driving while intoxicated and resisting arrest or officer. Bond was set at $5,000.
—Hamilton Navy, 23, Chitimacha Trail, Baldwin, was arrested t 11:10 p.m. Sunday on charges of stop sign violation and possession of drug paraphernalia. Navy was released on a summons to appear Sept. 24.
—Lee M. Newton, 39, Bucks Lane, Franklin, was arrested at 2:34 a.m. Monday on a charge of domestic abuse battery. Newton was released on a $2,500 bond.
—Jenny M. Smith, 38, Virginia Street, Franklin, was arrested at 1:43 a.m. Monday on a charge of domestic abuse battery. Smith was released on a $2,500 bond.
Morgan City Police Chief James F. Blair reported these arrests:
—Mark A. Eugene, 55, Terrebonne Street, Morgan City, was arrested at 9:36 p.m. Saturday on a charge of remaining after forbidden and a warrant for remaining after forbidden.
Officers were called to an address on Terrebonne Street for a disturbance. They came into contact with Eugene.
Officers learned Eugene was previously barred from the property. A warrant check revealed the Morgan City Police Department held active warrants for his arrest. Eugene was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
—Natalie Rae Low, Cajun Drive, Amelia, was arrested at 11:24 p.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear.
Low was located at the Morgan City Police Department and placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for City Court of Morgan City. She was booked and incarcerated at the Morgan City Police Department.
—Donald Ray Turner Jr., 38, Ramos Street, Morgan City, was arrested at 3:38 a.m. Sunday on charges of disturbing the peace by intoxication and criminal trespass.
Officers were called to an address on Greenwood Street about an intoxicated individual. They learned Turner Jr. had entered the complainants’ vehicle without their permission. Officers observed Turner was in an intoxicated condition. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

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