Berwick Police Chief David Leonard, Sr. reports the following arrests:
Jarell J. Collie, 31 years old, of Versen St. Berwick, LA, was arrested on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 8:51AM, on the following charges:
- Possession of Schedule II CDS Methamphetamine
- Simple Criminal Damage to Property
- Obstruction of Justice – Tampering with Evidence
On October 25th, at 8:38AM, the Berwick Police Department responded to a residence on Versen St. in reference to a disturbance in progress. Officers arrived and learned that Collie was being aggressive towards a person in the residence and he busted out a window to the house then fled on foot. Officers located Collie hiding in a bathroom of a nearby home and took him into custody without incident. During his arrest, he was found to have methamphetamine in his possession. Upon arrival at the police department, a more thorough search was conducted and he was found to have an unknown drug or medication concealed on his person, and once it was located, Collie destroyed the substance. He was booked at the Berwick Police Department then transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center where no bond has been set.
Jamie Y. Hernandez, 43 years old, of California St. Berwick, LA, was arrested on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 10:12PM, on the following charges:
- Improper Equipment
- No Driver’s License
- No Motor Vehicle Registration
On October 25, 2022, at 10:12PM, officers on patrol observed a vehicle traveling on Third St. with improper lighting equipment on the car. A traffic stop was conducted and Hernandez was identified as the driver. Officers learned that he did not have a driver’s license and the vehicle he was driving was not registered through the DMV. Hernandez was placed under arrest and booked into the Berwick Jail where he posted a cash bond of $453.00 and was released.