BAYOU VISTA - An off-duty sheriff's deputy in St. Mary Parish helped bust an active meth lab after he reported suspicious activity at a Bayou Vista residence on Tuesday.
The deputy said he saw Ryan Leblanc, 25, come out of his Park Place Lane home carrying a container that... more »
BERWICK - Authorities arrested a 15-year-old girl in the murder of Willie Francis, a man reported missing in St. Mary Parish before he was found shot to death last week.
Deputies said a joint investigation involving St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office and the Berwick Police Department led to the... more »
BAYOU VISTA - St. Mary Parish sheriff's detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man found on Columbus Avenue in Bayou Vista. Deputies tell The Advocate that gunshots were fired around 12:45 a.m. Monday. When deputies arrived, they found an unresponsive man who was later pronounced dead by the... more »
BAYOU VISTA- State police are investigating a single vehicle crash that claimed the lives of two men in St. Mary Parish. Troopers say an SUV being driving by 25-year-old Bryan Mitchell of Houma ran off La. Highway 182 near Bayou Vista late Tuesday night and hit a utility pole. Mitchell... more »
BAYOU VISTA- The St. Mary Sheriff's Office arrested a man they said stole items from a parish Walmart, then came back to the store with them.
Store security told deputies that Dillon Boudreaux was taking items in the store and then going to the customer service desk to get... more »
Deputies in St. Mary Parish made a drug bust in Bayou Vista. Eduardo Garcia faces a variety of charges including possession of marijuana, cocaine, Xanax, and illegal possession of a gun. Narcotics agents searched his home where they allegedly found the drugs, an AK-47 Rifle, and cash. Garcia remains in... more »
Three people were arrested Monday night on various drug charges, after agents raided a house on Venus St. in Bayou Vista and found a large amount of marijuana, other drugs and drug paraphernalia,including a scale.
45-year old Ruth Edwards and 39-year old Paul Annaloro of Bayou Vista were charged... more »