St. James Parish Authorities Respond to 420 Calls in One Week

Published 9:31 am Monday, February 19, 2024

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GRAMERCY, La. — The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with the Gramercy and Lutcher Police Departments, has reported a bustling week of activity, handling a total of 420 incoming complaints from February 12 to February 18, 2024. This period saw significant law enforcement efforts, leading to several arrests across the parish.

Among those detained and booked into the St. James Parish Detention Center were:

Name Age Address Charges
Jarren Benn 30  Convent, LA Battery of a dating partner (MISD), Violation of probation/parole, Illegal possession of stolen firearm (FELONY), Possession of firearm/carry concealed weapon by convicted felon (FELONY), Warrant/Bench Warrant
Nicholas Foley 37 Petal, MS Aggravated criminal damage to property (FELONY), Illegal use of weapons or dangerous instrumentalities – Aggravated Assault (FELONY)
Brandy Forsyth 47 Vacherie, LA Violation of protective orders (MISD)
Arthur Jenkins III 58 Gramercy, LA Warrant/Bench Warrant
Leroy Johnson Jr 37 St James, LA Warrant/Bench Warrant
Sean LeBeouf 22  Donaldsonville, LA Warrant/Bench Warrant
Antonio Nicholas 43 Gramercy, LA Warrant/Bench Warrant
Charles Polar 37 Maringouin, LA Careless operation (MISD), D.W.I. – 1st offense (BAC under .12) (MISD)
Phillip Sheppard Jr 39  Vacherie, LA Warrant/Bench Warrant, Resisting an officer (MISD), Bicycles – Front lamps, rear lamps, side and rear reflectors required between sunset and sunrise (MISD), Possession of marijuana, THC, or chemical derivatives 14 grams or greater (1st offense) (MISD)

*All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

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Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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