Dive team recovery
St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Dive Team conducted a property recovery operation in Bayou Teche at the Sterling Bridge in Franklin on Wednesday. Continuing an investigation into a home burglary that occurred in Glencoe, detectives of the Criminal Investigation Section developed information that led to the coordination of the operation. The dive team located property that had been reported stolen in a home burglary in Glencoe as well as other items that are suspected to be stolen. At this time, the case remains under investigation. St. Mary Sheriff’s Office Dive Team is made up of deputies from various sections within our agency who complete extensive training to become members. At top, from the boat, Captain Beau Martin tends Deputy Jimmy Stinnett who is in the water; below, Deputy Stinnett emerges after recovering items from the murky water.