Lafayette police briefs for Jan. 9, 2014

A Patterson man was arrested Wednesday in the November rape of a 12-year-old girl and the theft of a vehicle taken from the victim’s home, St. Mary Parish officials said.

Bryson J. Verdin, 23, 204 Kathleen St., was arrested at noon on a warrant for aggravated rape and theft over $5,000, Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Traci Landry said in an email.

Verdin is being held without bail at the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center in Centerville.

Landry said detectives believe the crimes occurred Nov. 14 in the Patterson area.

Arrests posted Jan. 8, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish sheriff’s website:

BRANDON P. ADAMS: 22, of the 200 block of Psalms Court, Youngsville. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

BRANDON TAVEN ALLEN: 36, of the 800 block of E. 6th Street, Kaplan. He was booked on three counts for Vermilion Parish and four counts of warrant/bench warrant.

KAYLA M. AMES: 20, of the 100 block of Plaza Village Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on failure to secure a driver’s license.

MADELINE CLAIRE ANTONY: 23, of the 2700 block of Ambassador Caff Parkway, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor unauthorized use of access card as theft.

MITCHELL ALEXANDER ASHY: 50, of the 3100 block of Johnston, Lafayette. He was booked on simple burglary.

DONNY W. ATWOOD: 57, homeless, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace and resisting an officer.

MARTHA B. BURLEIGH: 56, of the 400 block of E. Milton Avenue, Lafayette. She was booked on aggravated assault and resisting an officer.

BROOK CAHEE: 28, of the 100 block of Marie Street, Lafayette. She was booked on simple criminal damage to property.

ERICA JOY CHAPMAN: 34, of the 500 block of River Oak, Lafayette. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant and distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics.

PAULA ELKINS: 49, of the 100 block of Norman Drive, Lafayette. She was booked on felony theft and forgery.

DERRICK DWAYNE FAULK: 24, of the 800 block of S. Sterling Street, Lafayette. He was booked on three counts of warrant/bench warrant.

DONELLE GRIFFIN: 24, of the 800 block of Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on fugitive.

MAZEL DENISE IRVING: 42, of the 100 block of Griggs Avenue, Lafayette. She was booked on disturbing the peace.

CEDRIC JACKSON: 17, of the 100 block of Street Of Love, Lafayette. He was booked on felony illegal possession of stolen things.

TEDDY ALEJANDRO KESTLER: 37, of the 200 block of Ohara Drive, Duson. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

ARTHUR LONG IV: 29, of the 100 block of Summit Drive, Lafayette. He was booked on contraband; fugitive; and misdemeanor distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule I narcotics.

WENDY MACK: 23, of the 1100 block of Racine Street, Lafayette. She was booked on fugitive.

CHRISTOPHER RYAN MELANCON: 30, of the 200 block of Stage Coach Road, Duson. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant and fugitive.

CINDY MILLER: 34, of the 200 block of Nicole Road, Church Point. She was booked on fugitive.

SHANNON PARKER: 17, of the 500 block of Joan Street, Lafayette. He was booked on felony unauthorized use of a vehicle.

LACIE MARIE RICHARD: 30, of the 3900 block of University Ave 4H, Carnecro. She was booked on felony theft.

HENRY LEE ROBERTSON: 48, of the 400 block of Porter Street, St. Martinville. He was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

JANET SIMON: 45, of the 900 block of Lafayette Street, Lafayette. She was booked on two counts of fugitive.

HUNTER KYLE SMITH: 17, of the 700 block of Blackman Street, Lake Charles. He was booked on fugitive.

TRALUND ST. JULIEN: 21, of the 300 block of Odile Street, Lafayette. He was booked on contraband; two counts of distribution or possession with intent to distribute Schedule II narcotics; misdemeanor possession of marijuana; and warrant/bench warrant.

COREY PAUL STELLY: 27, of the 100 block of Magnifique Road, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on three counts of fugitive.

HOLLY TAYLOR: 19, of the 200 block of Psalm Court, Youngsville. She was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

MELVIN THORN: 17, of the 200 block of E. Mesique Road, Carenceo. He was booked on felony theft.

JACOBY VALLIAN: 21, of the 700 block of Cherokee Street, New Iberia. He was booked on municipal purposes.

SHANE VONDREUSCHE: 42, of the 400 block of Failla Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and headlights.

WEBSTER HERMAN WAINWRIGHT: 53, of the 100 block of Hallido Boulevard, Lafayette. He was booked on four counts of warrant/bench warrant.