The Franklin Police Department responded to 18 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests:
Jason Drexler, 45, of Kerry St., Baldwin, LA, was arrested on January 20, 2023, at 8:09 PM, on the charge of operating vehicle while license is suspended. Drexler was booked, processed, and released on a $1,000.00 bond.
Steven Batiste, 53, of Hamilton St., Franklin, LA, was arrested on January 21, 2023, at 2:49 PM, on the charges of aggravated battery, and cruelty to the infirm. Batiste was booked, processed, and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.
Patrick Jackson, 65, of Anderson St., Franklin, LA, was arrested on January 22, 2023, at 6:24 PM, on the charges of domestic abuse battery with child endangerment. Jackson was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at time of press release.