Acadiana police and fire briefs for July 21, 2014

St. Martinville man killed in explosion

A 56-year-old man was killed shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday after an explosion occurred as several people were burning “scrap material” in an area behind Southside Park, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office reported.

Authorities said the victim, Clayton Charles, of St. Martinville, was found dead at the scene by deputies responding to a 911 call. The incident remains under investigation.

Members of the St. Martin Parish Evangeline Volunteer Fire Department, along with officials from the state Fire Marshal’s Office and State Police, responded to the scene, the Sheriff’s Office said.

No further details were available Sunday evening.

Arrests posted July 20, 2014, on the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office website:

KIP ALBARADO: 21, of the 600 block of B Saint Clare, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and stopping, standing or parking prohibited in specified places.

BLAIRE ALFRED: 18, of the 1000 block of Gaston Webber, Breaux Bridge. She was booked on aggravated battery and aggravated assault.

EDY ALVAREZ-SANCHEZ: 31, of the 300 block of Sweet Briar, Duson. He was booked on indecent behavior with juveniles.

PHILLIP JOSEPH BENOIT: 47, of the 400 block of Bellemine, Grand Coteau. He was booked on felony theft.

CLINTON DAVIS: 38, of the 300 block of Vieux Orleans, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

BRANDY MARIE DODGE: 28, of the 3200 block of Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant and resisting an officer.

KRISSY ANNE DORSEY: 35, of the 4000 block of Dara Beth Road, Youngsville. She was booked on misdemeanor theft.

JACOB K. DUDDING: 23, of the 16024 block of Clint Road, Rayne. He was booked on fugitive; having no safety belt; misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated; misdemeanor possession of marijuana; and operating a vehicle with a suspended license.

DONALD GIRARD LAXEY: 32, of the 400 block of Vieux Orleans, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

LAKASHA LAXEY: 30, of the 1400 block of West Willow Street, Lafayette. She was booked on misdemeanor domestic abuse battery.

SASHA NICOLE MIER: 24, of the 100 block of Tesa Drive, Scott. She was booked on fugitive and warrant/bench warrant.

JAMAR J. MOUTON: 28, of the 1000 block of Roy J Melancon Road, Breaux Bridge. He was booked on disturbing the peace (fighting) and two counts of warrant/bench warrant.

DAVID PAPILLION JR.: 28, of the 1000 block of Sandoz Street, Opelousas. He was booked on hold for St. Landry; operating a vehicle with a suspended license; temporary registration plates; and violating a traffic signal.

SETH PAUL RICHARD: 24, of the 400 block of Clay Ridge Drive, Youngsville. He was booked on careless operation; failure to use turn signal; and misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

MILTON ROBERTS: 52, of the 1000 block of Ninth Street, Lafayette. He was booked on aggravated battery; disturbing the peace; and resisting an officer.

JEREMY DANE ROBIN: 29, of the 200 block of North A Street, Duson. He was booked on 22 counts of forgery and prohibited activities (drug paraphernalia).

IVAN NED ROGER: 36, of the 6900 block of West Congress Street, Lafayette. He was booked on possession of firearm or carrying concealed weapon by a person convicted of felonies.

CESAR NAUN SALINAS-ALVAREZ: 28, of the 100 block of West Congress Street, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to secure a driver’s license.

JOSEPH SHERMAN: 40, of the 1500 block of North Bertrand, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods.

CONNIE NICOLE THIBODEAUX: 31, of the 200 block of Celine Street, Carencro. She was booked on warrant/bench warrant.

MATTHEW VEILLON: 38, of the 1000 block of Broadway Street, New Orleans. He was booked on fugitive and simple battery.

DONZELL KEITH VITAL: 38, of the 1000 block of Ninth, Lafayette. He was booked on disturbing the peace.

KENDRICK WALKER: 30, of the 200 block of Marigny Circle, Duson. He was booked on disturbing the peace, intoxicated.

KEVIN VERNON WILLIAMS: 26, of the 900 block of Hue Wallace Road, Lafayette. He was booked on misdemeanor operating a vehicle while intoxicated and speeding.