St. Mary Parish Sheriff Blaise Smith advises that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff's Office responded to 35 complaints and reports the following arrests:
Rachelle Deanna Madison, 52, Franklin, LA, was arrested on August 3, 2022, at 7:28 am for theft by shoplifting and simple assault without a dangerous weapon. Bail has not yet been set.
Chase Paul Bertrand, 36, Patterson, LA, was arrested on August 3, 2022, at 3:46 pm on two warrants for failure to appear on the following charges:
- Careless operation of a motor vehicle
- Operating a vehicle without a driver's license
- Possession of heroin
- Possession of schedule IV drug
- Failing to honor a written promise to appear.
Bail has not been set.
All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.