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Man charged with aggravated battery

A 25-year-old man was charged with aggravated battery in Morgan City after he struck an individual with an object, Police Chief James Blair said in a news release.

—Chad A. Ross Jr., 25, of East Garner Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 7:49 p.m. Saturday on charges of domestic abuse battery and aggravated battery.

Officers responded to a home on East Garner Drive regarding a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived, and Ross was identified as the suspect involved. Police learned that Ross struck an individual with an object, Blair said. Ross was jailed.

Blair reported that officers responded to 133 calls and reported the following arrests:

—Robert J. Gussman Jr., 46, of Aucoin Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:47 p.m. Friday on a charge of disturbing the peace by offensive language.

—Tiffany N. Chauvin, 35, of Aucoin Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:47 p.m. on a charge of disturbing the peace-offensive language.

Officer responded to a home on Aucoin Street for a disturbance where Gussman and Chauvin were identified as suspects. Both were yelling and using profanities, Blair said. Gussman and Chauvin were jailed.

— Varice K. Richardson, 25, of Friendship Alley in Amelia, was arrested at 12:21 p.m. Friday on a warrant charging him with two counts of failure to pay a fine.

Richardson was transported from St. Mary Parish jail to the Morgan City Police Department on a city court warrant. Richardson was jailed.

—Chad M. Carmouche, 39, of Second Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 2:49 a.m. Friday on a charge of possession of stolen things less than $1,000.

Officers responded to a motel on Brashear Avenue for a possible stolen license plate on a vehicle. The vehicle was located, and the plate was stolen, Blair said. The owner was located and identified as Carmouche. Carmouche was jailed.

—Emily M. Guidry, 18, of Swan Avenue in Houma, was arrested at 5:08 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia and no turn signal.

—Zachary M. Cartolano , 23, of Camille Street in Houma, was arrested at 5:08 p.m. Friday on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court.

Guidry was the driver involved in a traffic stop for no turn signal in the area of Onstead Street. Guidry was in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Blair said. The passenger in the vehicle, Cartolano, had an active warrant for the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. Both Guidry and Cartolano were jailed.

—Agatha M. McCleary , 26, of Roderick Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:01 p.m. Friday on a warrant charging her with failure to pay a probation fee.

—Lee M. Banicky , 29, of Roderick Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:01 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

McCleary was located at her home on Roderick Street and arrested on a city court warrant. Banicky was also in the home. Banicky was in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Blair said. McCleary and Banicky were jailed.

—Allen C. Lennep, 62, of Freret Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 5:12 a.m. Saturday on a charge of simple battery.

Officers responded to a home on Barrow Street regarding a disturbance. When officers arrived, Allen Lennep was identified as the suspect in a battery. Lennep was located in the home and arrested. Lennep was jailed.

—Sharon L. Gier , 23, of Denham Springs, was arrested at 6:47 p.m. Saturday on a charge of possession of marijuana.

Gier was the driver involved in a traffic stop in the area of Federal Avenue. Gier was in possession of suspected marijuana, Blair said. Gier was jailed.

—Carlos J. Johnson, 57, of Marshall Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:43 p.m. Saturday on charges of criminal mischief-false emergency and possession of marijuana.

— Teligia M. Busby, 53, of Marshall Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:43 p.m. Saturday on charges of criminal mischief-false emergency and possession of marijuana.

Officers responded to a home on Federal Avenue regarding a medical emergency. Officers arrived and located Johnson and Busby. Police discovered that there was no medical emergency and information given was false, Blair said.

Johnson and Busby were also in possession of suspected marijuana, Blair said. Both were jailed.

—David V. Santiago, 31, of Kileen, Texas, was arrested at 12:31 a.m. Sunday on charges of DWI first offense, reckless operation and possession of oxycodone hydrochloride.

Santiago was involved in vehicle crash in the area of La. 182 near Everett Street. Santiago appeared intoxicated and did poorly on a field sobriety test, Blair said. He was also in possession of a pill identified as oxycodone hydrochloride, Blair said.

Santiago registered 0.245 grams-percent blood alcohol content on a chemical test, Blair said. Santiago was jailed.

—Chad M. Hebert, 41, of Roderick Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:37 a.m. Sunday on a charge of simple battery.

Officers responded to a home on Roderick Street regarding a disturbance. Officers arrived, and Hebert was identified as a suspect. Police learned that Herbert committed a battery on an individual, Blair said. Hebert was located, arrested and jailed.

—Randy J. Segura, 32, of Glenwood Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:38 p.m. Sunday on warrants charging him with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and a charge of possession of marijuana second offense.

Segura was located in the area of Second and Everett streets and arrested on warrants. Segura also had suspected marijuana in his possession, Blair said. Segura was jailed.

—Tara L. Trahan, 38, of Susan Drive in Morgan City, was arrested at 5:04 p.m. Sunday on charges of criminal trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia.

—James R. Guerin Jr., 41, of La. 182 in Patterson, was arrested at 5:04 p.m. Sunday on charges of criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia and on two warrants charging him with failure to appear in court.

Officers responded to a home on Fourth Street regarding possible trespassers on the property. Officers arrived and located Trahan and Guerin. Police received information from the property owner that no one was allowed on the property, Blair said.

Both Trahan and Guerin were in possession of drug paraphernalia, Blair said. Guerin had active warrants for city court and the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. Both were jailed.

—Jodi Charpentier , 34, of Gary Street in Pierre Part, was arrested at 7:34 p.m. Sunday on charges of improper lane usage, driving under suspension and no insurance.

—Robert Wyatt, 32, of Ann Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 7:34 p.m. Sunday on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

A traffic stop was done on a vehicle on Victor II Boulevard for swerving in and out of the lane of travel. The driver, Charpentier , had a suspended driver’s license. The vehicle also had no insurance, Blair said.

The passenger, Wyatt, was in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Blair said. Both were jailed.

—Jessie J. Grady, 43, of Two Brothers Lane in Amelia, was arrested at 10:56 p.m. Sunday on a charge of disturbing the peace intoxicated

Officers responded to a home on Second Street regarding a disturbance. Grady, the suspect, appeared intoxicated, Blair said. Grady was jailed.

— Kahnie Gaudet , 48, of Railroad Avenue in Morgan City, was arrested at 12:29 a.m. Saturday on a warrant charging her with failure to pay probation fees.

Gaudet was located Railroad Avenue and arrested on a city court warrant. Gaudet was jailed.

—Fred P. Kenner, 32, of Grace Street in Siracusa , was arrested at 2:18 a.m. Saturday on a warrant charging him with three counts of failure to pay fines.

Kenner was located on Oriole Street and arrested on a city court warrant. Kenner was jailed.

— De’arius D. Young, 19, of Eighth Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 12:29 a.m. Monday on charges of improper lane usage, mirrors required and possession of marijuana.

An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Sixth and Marguerite streets for swerving in and out the lane of travel. The driver, Young, was in possession of suspected marijuana, Blair said. Young was jailed.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith reported that deputies responded to 105 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:

—Jason Cavalier, 41, of Cremo Lane in Patterson, was arrested at 5:58 a.m. Friday on charges of aggravated assault on an officer with weapon, resisting a police officer with force or violence, possession of drug paraphernalia, disturbing the peace intoxicated and on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

A deputy was dispatched to a business in Amelia in reference to a suspicious person. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with business personnel who stated that a male subject was in the business acting suspiciously. The deputy made contact with the subject, identified as Cavalier, and observed that Cavalier appeared to be intoxicated, Smith said.

While the deputy was talking with Cavalier, he put his hands in his pockets and refused to follow instructions, the sheriff said. Through the investigation, drug paraphernalia was found on him. The deputy was also advised that Cavalier held an active warrant for his arrest. As the deputy attempted to take him into custody, Cavalier resisted arrest violently, Smith said. Cavalier was jailed with no bail set.

—Shelia Naranjos , 52, of Beadle Street in Amelia, was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Friday on a charge of theft.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a business in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with business personnel who stated that a female subject had attempted to leave the business with merchandise for which she had not paid. The deputy made contact with the woman, identified as Naranjos, and arrested her. Naranjos was released on a summons to appear in court May 2.

—Herman Solone , 27, of Fifth Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 10:11 p.m. Friday on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of contempt of court/terms of probation.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a business in reference to a theft complaint. While investigating the complaint, the deputy learned that Solone, who held an active warrant for his arrest, was sitting inside a vehicle in the parking lot. The deputy made contact with Solone and advised him of the warrant. Solone was jailed with no bail set.

—Heidi Sams , 40, of Polaris Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 9:13 p.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of failing to pay probation fee.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista was dispatched to a home on Polaris Street in reference to a complaint of an injured bird. While investigating the complaint, the deputy made contact with Sams and learned of an active warrant for her arrest.

The deputy advised her of the warrant and transported her to parish jail for booking. Sams was then transported to another agency.

—Patrick Lemoine , 26, of Main Street in Patterson, was arrested at 8:36 a.m. Saturday on a charge of criminal trespassing.

A deputy patrolling the area of Patterson was dispatched to the area of Zenor Road in reference to a vehicle stuck in the mud. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with a representative of the levee operations with St. Mary Parish who stated that a vehicle had been reported stuck in the mud.

During the investigation, a man identified as Lemoine returned to the scene and claimed ownership of the vehicle, Smith said. Lemoine was released on a summons to appear in court May 2.

—Kalyn Gros , 29, of Pecan Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 12:37 a.m. Monday on charges of resisting a police officer with force or violence, battery on a police officer, disturbing the peace intoxicated and on a warrant for failure to appear on a charge of entry/remaining where forbidden.

A deputy was dispatched to a business in the Berwick area in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with another deputy who advised to check a vehicle at a boat landing. The deputies traveled to the location and found a vehicle with a male subject and a female subject standing outside the vehicle in an argument.

The deputies made contact with the female subject, identified as Gros , and could smell a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from her, Smith said. During the investigation, the deputies were advised of an active warrant for her arrest.

The deputies advised her of the warrant and while taking her into custody. She resisted violently, Smith said. Gros was jailed with no bail set.

—Brandy Wiggins, 43, of Aristile Road in Bayou L’Ourse , was arrested at 2:52 a.m. Monday on charges of license plate lights required, driving under suspension and on two warrants for failure to appear on the charges of criminal neglect of family.

A deputy patrolling Bayou Vista observed a vehicle without its license plate illuminated. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, Wiggins. Through the stop, the deputy was advised by dispatch of active warrants for Wiggins’ arrest. Wiggins was transported to parish jail with bail set at $9,119.84.

— Briony Delira-Nunez, 22, of South Verrett Street in Amelia, was arrested at 10:40 p.m. Sunday on a warrant charging her with battery of a dating partner.

A deputy went to a home on South Verrett Street in reference to a subject holding an active warrant. Upon arrival, the deputy made contact with the subject, Delira -Nunez.

The deputy advised her of the active warrant. Delira -Nunez was jailed with no bail set.

—Jose Rodriguez, 22, unknown address, was arrested at 8:17 p.m. Sunday on a warrant charging him with battery of a dating partner and criminal damage to property-simple.

A deputy patrolling the Morgan City area observed a subject known as Rodriguez, who was known to have an active warrant, Smith said. The deputy made contact with Rodriguez and advised him of the active warrant. Rodriguez was jailed with no bail set.

Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reported the following arrests:

—Kelly Hukill II, 30, of Oregon Street in Berwick, was arrested at 12:43 p.m. Friday on a warrant charging him with possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $1,500.

—Michael Lancon, 48, of Arlington Street in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 1:32 p.m. Sunday on a charge of attempted theft. Lancon posted $301 cash bail.

—Russell Allen, 49, of La. 182 in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:32 Sunday on a charge of attempted theft. Cash bail was set at $301.

— Dex Clements, 32, of River Road in Berwick, was arrested at 8:57 p.m. Sunday on a warrant charging him with sexual battery. No bail was set yet.

Patterson Police Chief Garrett Grogan reported the following arrest:

—Troy Anthony Benoit, 55, of Kem Street in Patterson, was arrested at 7:36 p.m. Sunday on a charge of simple assault. Benoit was jailed on $332 cash bail.

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