—Carey Holden, 18, of Oneida Street, Jeanerette, was arrested at 1:29 p.m. Thursday on Henry Street in Patterson for possession of Schedule IV (Xanax) with intent to distribute. A deputy investigating a complaint contacted agents of the Narcotics Division to assist. After receiving consent to search a vehicle, Xanax pills were located. Holden admitted to agents that he was selling the pills, the report stated. He remains jailed with bail not yet set.
—Alecia P. Joseph, 43, of James Street, Amelia, was arrested at 3:10 p.m. Thursday at Walmart in Bayou Vista for theft. A deputy responded to a complaint of a shoplifter. Store security alleges that Joseph was observed attempting to leave the store without paying for 24 items in a shopping basket. The items are valued at $749.53. Joseph remains jailed with bail not yet set.
The Morgan City Police Department made the following arrests, according to Assistant Chief Glenn Blanco:
—Andre Martinez, 33, of 2nd Avenue North, Texas City, Texas, was arrested at 7:58 p.m. Thursday at the Best Western Motel for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested after officers were called to the motel about a person smoking marijuana outside of his room. The evidence was collected by the officers and Martinez was arrested. He remains jailed with a $1,482 bail.
—Michael Grubb, 55, of Front Street, Morgan City, was arrested at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday for aggravated assault. He was released on $700 bail.
—Wesley Martin, 38, of Oregon Street, Berwick, was arrested at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday for simple battery. He was released on $692 bail.
Officers were called to Front Street for a disturbance in which one man was armed with a machete. Upon arrival, officers observed Martin and Grubb on the ground apparently trying to hold each other down. Another witness to the incident was standing on the machete. The officers ordered Martin and Grubb to let each other go, and at that point, Grubb took control of the machete, Blanco said. He was told to drop the machete and he complied. Upon speaking with Grubb, he and his ex-wife were talking outside the residence when Martin came from under the carport. Martin alleges that he and Grubb were fighting and that Grubb threatened him with a machete, the report stated.
—Clifton Peters Jr., 49, of Love Street, Lafayette, was arrested at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday on a warrant for failure to appear for no driver’s license and a warrant for failure-to-appear for driving under suspension and a hold for the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office. He remains jailed with a $463 bail.
The Berwick Police Department reported that it made no arrests overnight, according to Chief James Richard.