Police briefs

16 booked for DWI, including 5th offense

Authorities arrested at least 16 people suspected of driving while intoxicated — including a man for fifth-offense DWI — in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, booking records show.

Those booked and the counts against them:

Jessie Chapman, 44, 4213 Heath Drive, Baker, fifth-offense DWI, failure to maintain control, operating a vehicle while under suspension for a prior offense and unlawful refusal to submit to a chemical test.

Morend Amaya, 32, 12757 Coursey Blvd., first-offense DWI, hit and run and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Aaron Bell, 24, 7946 Jefferson Place, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, resisting an officer, obstruction of a highway, driver’s license suspended or revoked, battery of a police officer and motor vehicle inspection required.

Diego Cuartas, 37, 2268 Park Circle, Baton Rouge, second-offense DWI, motor vehicle inspection required, driver’s license suspended or revoked and headlights required.

Jesus Flores, 42, 8032 Jefferson Park Drive, second-offense DWI, operating vehicle without a lawful presence in the United States, driver’s license required and failure to maintain control.

Patrick Fontenelle, 19, 19303 Yearling Meadows, Houston, first-offense DWI, failure to signal and improper turn.

Mardoqueo Garcia Perez, 30, 2065 Green Oak Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, hit and run, driver’s license not in possession and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Kevin Gullette, 25, 4806 Dixie Garden, Shreveport, first-offense DWI, improper lane usage, failure to signal, improper turn and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Robert Hardesty, 56, 2134 General Mouton Ave., Baton Rouge, third-offense DWI, driving left of center, operating a vehicle while under suspension for a prior offense and possession of alcohol in a vehicle.

Alexander Howard, 24, 18870 Bienville Circle, third-offense DWI, possession of marijuana, improper lane usage and driver’s license required.

Marlon Jackson, 35, 1866 Arizona St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and careless driving.

Michael McCarter, 24, 3836 Keokuk St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, improper lane usage, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, driver’s license suspended or revoked, speeding and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Christy Patterson, 39, 17818 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge, third-offense DWI, speeding and driver’s license suspended or revoked.

Jonathan Penn, 30, 10730 Hillrose Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, failure to maintain control, driver’s license suspended or revoked, and hit and run.

Elliot Scott, 22, 600 Eugene St., Denham Springs, first-offense DWI, failure to maintain control, possession of alcohol in a vehicle, failure to signal, improper turn, headlights required and operating a vehicle while under suspension for a prior offense.

Christopher Williams, 36, 1062 Ave. E, Westwego, first-offense DWI, failure to maintain control, possession of Schedule I drugs, insurance required and driver’s license suspended or revoked.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.