The Franklin Police Department responded to 33 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests:
Chris Baptiste, 53, of Hamilton St., Franklin, LA, was arrested on April 23, 2021, at 7:41 AM, on a warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office for failure to register as a sex offender. Baptiste was booked, processed, and held with no bond set at the time of press release.
Lynn Lovell, 48, of Kirk St., Franklin, LA, was arrested on April 23, 2021, at 3:11 PM, on a warrant dated April 18, 2021, for battery of a dating partner – 3 counts and simple assault. Lovell was additionally arrested on the charges of possession of schedule II narcotics (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant for parole violation. Lovell was booked, processed, and transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center.