BODIN, Jonathon, 31, Youngsville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO). BRASSEAUX, Jordain, 28, 1000 block of Pat St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO). CASTILLE, Westley, 31, 100 block of Berard St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office are still seeking the whereabouts of Toby Celestine, 38, Lafayette, who last resided in the 400 block of Carter Street, Lafayette. He may also be in the St. Martinville area.
The Catahoula Volunteer Fire Department was broken into sometime between May 13, 2015 and May 15, 2015. A large amount of equipment amounting to several thousand dollars was stolen from the facility and information is being sought in connection with this break in.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, May 21

BODIN, Jonathon, 31, Youngsville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
BRASSEAUX, Jordain, 28, 1000 block of Pat St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
CASTILLE, Westley, 31, 100 block of Berard St., Arnaudville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

authorities SEEKING INFORMATION on BREAK-IN OF CATAHOULA fire DEPARTMENT

The Catahoula Volunteer Fire Department was broken into sometime between May 13, 2015 and May 15, 2015. A large amount of equipment amounting to several thousand dollars was stolen from the facility and information is being sought in connection with this break in.

NO WAKE ZONE BEING LIFTED

Last month, due to high water from excessive rainfall, St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier declared an emergency declaration for “No Wake” in the Stephensville and Belle River areas of lower St. Martin Parish.
Due to the current water level status, the No Wake Zone is being lifted.

More arrests expected in cypress theft

Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office Wednesday arrested a 55-year-old Catahoula man they say stole $50,000 worth of cypress lumber along with a utility trailer from a Catahoula residence two weeks ago.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Wednesday, May 20

BONIN, Ryan, 30, 1300 block of Bayou Portage Rd., St. Martinville; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
ESCOYNE, Tyler, 19, 1000 block of Eva Ln., Breaux Bridge; simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling (SMSO).
GRAVIOUA, Dwayne, 55, 1000 block of Betty Dr., Arnaudville; manslaughter (SMSO).

St. Martinville summer athletic programs start

PHOTO: SUMMER COACHES (from left) Jerome Mitchell, Tiger Football Camp; Jude Fredrick, Tiger Soccer Camp; and New Day Basketball League coach Kelton Marshall appear at the St. Martinville City Council meeting to promote their athletic and enrichment activities for youngsters. (Karl Jeter)

St. Martin Parish arrests for Tuesday, May 19

GARRIS, Christopher, 36, New Iberia; outside agency warrant – extradition required (SMSO).
HEBERT, James, 55, 1000 block of Steven Witlz Rd., St. Martinville; registration of sex offenders (SMSO).

BREAUX BRIDGE WOMAN WANTED ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for Stephanie Sylvester, 23, whose last known address was in 1100 block of Gecko Road in Breaux Bridge.
Sylvester is wanted for failure to appear to answer charges of criminal trespassing and possession of cocaine and hydrocodone.

St. Martin Parish arrests for Monday, May 18

BONIN, Scotty, 33, 1100 block of Bayou Portage Rd., St. Martinville; simple burglary St. Martin Sheriff’s Office (SMSO).
DESCANT, Brent, 56, 1000 block of Anne, Arnaudville; careless operation, OWI, Louisiana State Police (LSP).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Friday, May 15, through Sunday, May 17

Friday, May 15
AUSTIN, Kaylan, 30, Clearwater, Fla.; distribution possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics, obstruction of justice (LSP).
FRANK, Joseph, 43, 300 block of Gov. Mouton, St. Martinville; battery of a police officer (SMSO).

St. Martin Parish arrests for Thursday, May 14

DEAN, Andre, 27, Memphis, Tenn.; outside agency warrant – extradition required (LSP).
FERGUSON, Gerald, 39, Kaplan; violation of protective order (SMSO).
LAMBERT, Jimmy, 31, 700 block of Bacon Rd., St. Martinville; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).

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Sports

The St. Martinville Senior High Lady Tigers and coaches are hosting a softball camp for girls of all ages. The camp will take place June 8 through June 11, 9 a.m.

Obituaries

Lafayette – A Memorial Mass was held on Monday, May 18, 2015, at 2 p.m. in La Chapelle de Martin & Castille for Bernice “Bee” L.

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