St. Mary Parish Sheriff Scott Anslum advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Jason Adams, 42, 1013 Malcolm Street, Franklin, LA was arrested on May 15, 2018 at 8:17 pm for violation of the parish leash law. A deputy responded to a call for service on Evia Lane in Franklin in reference to an animal complaint. The deputy found evidence that Adams was the owner of a pit bull dog that was loose in a yard without a leash. Adams was released on a summons to appear in court on August 15, 2018.
Tyrese Fontenot, 18, 201 Trevino Street, Apt. #6, Berwick, LA was arrested on May 15, 2018 at 2:36 pm for possession of Schedule I (marijuana). Narcotics detectives responded to a complaint of illegal drug activity at a residence on Trevino Street. Detectives arrived, smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the location, and made contact with Fontenot who was in the area. While speaking with Fontenot, detectives found that he was in possession of a marijuana cigarette. Following the investigation, Fontenot was released on a summons to appear in court on August 15, 2018.
Corey Mire, 30, 108 Southeast Boulevard, Bayou Vista, LA was arrested on 2 warrants for failure to appear on the charges of criminal neglect of family and on a Narcotics Section warrant for the following charges:
* Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)
* Possession of drug paraphernalia
* Possession of a controlled dangerous substance in the presence of a juvenile
* Violation of a controlled dangerous substance law (drug free zone)
The drug charges were the result of an April investigation into illegal drug activity at a residence on South Road in Bayou Vista. Detectives made contact with Mire near the residence, detained him, and located a bag of methamphetamine and a piece of a straw on his person during the subsequent investigation. The straw had been used to ingest illegal drugs. Detectives continued the investigation and later obtained a warrant for his arrest. Detectives located Mire at his residence on the warrant and transported him to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set.