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The City Council met briefly this evening (Friday, May 23) to appoint Calder "Pop" Hebert substitute chief of police.
The title is substitute rather than interim because outgoing Chief Paula Smith has vacation and sick leave to see out.
The following arrests and/or citations were reported in St. Martin Parish from Monday, May 12, through Sunday, May 18.
Monday, May 12
Dustin Bernard, 20, 1000 block of Earlene Dr., Breaux Bridge; failure to appear, warrant (SMSO).
Jace Deshotels, 33, Bunkie; simple burglary, St. Martin Sheriff's Office (SMSO).
Swarms of volunteers and swarms of mosquitoes competed for the health and well-being of Heather Gary, her 4-year-old son Landon Sonnier, and a friend’s daughter Taylin Toucheck, also 4.
The St Martin Parish Sheriff's office has confirmed that Heather Gary, 25,
Taylin Toucheck and Landon Sonnier, both 4, have been found alive.
The trio were reported missing Sunday afternoon. Reports that they were seen walking east along Joel Blanchard Rd. in Grand Bois (near Parks) spread rapidly through the community.
An aerial search is being conducted for a woman and two small children last seen in St. Martin Parish Sunday afternoon.
Earlier today, search dogs from Hunt Correctional Center were called in.