Sheriff’s office rounds up 20 court no-shows

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office made 20 arrests last week as part of its ongoing “Operation No Show” efforts, Ascension Parish Criminal Operations Maj. Kevin Hanna said.

The ongoing initiative targets people who fail to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.

Hanna said his office deployed a task force Oct. 31 to round up the suspects who failed to appear in court, and plans to deploy another task force in two weeks.

Arrested as part of the bench warrant roundup were:

Jamie Bourke, 37, 6219 John Tullier Road, Sorrento, open container, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Casey Braud, 30, 13105 George Rouyea Road, Gonzales, speeding, driving under suspension without a valid license and expired motor vehicle inspection sticker.

Brandon Bulot, 39, 13188 Bayou Terrace, St. Amant, careless operation.

Edwin Chavez, 30, 18354 Craig St., Prairieville, careless operation of a vehicle and expired license plate.

Jeffery Clement, 42, 38459 Camp Drive, Prairieville, illegal possession of stolen things, theft and careless operation.

James Clint, 21, 15500 Penalber St., Maurepas, illegally tinted windows, no driver’s license on person, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

Justin Furnish, 22, 10474 Acy Road, St. Amant, probation violation.

Sherrie Gonzales, 39, 304 S. Sammy Ave., Gonzales, improper supervision and domestic abuse battery.

Gage Guillot, 21, 37420 S. Park Road, Prairieville, speeding, illegal tinted windows.

Frank Guitreau Sr., 51, 39318 Camp Road, Prairieville, switched license plates, driving without valid license and no insurance.

Jeremy Holton, 32, 15350 Holton Road, Prairieville, simple burglary, possession of controlled dangerous substance and two counts of possession of legend drug without prescription.

Richard Johnson Jr., 43, 15444 Los Arboles St., Gonzales, driving without valid license.

LaKesha Joseph, 26, 12093 Roddy Road, Gonzales, riot and criminal damage to property.

Amanda Lambert, 26, 18237 Little Prairie Road, Prairieville, possession of legend drug without prescription, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft by shoplifting.

Kelli Parker, 24, 15194 Sweet Pecan Road, Prairieville, careless operation.

Kristy Pena, 45, 18644 Broussard Road, Prairieville, following too close and littering.

Russell Raynasha, 21, 1303 S. Shirley Drive, Gonzales, unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

Steven Stewart, 21, 14201 Roddy Road, Prairieville, speeding.

Taz Tate, 26, 42363 Palmstone Ave., Prairieville, speeding.

Clint White, 25, 41103 Agnes Segura Road, Prairieville, two counts of felony theft.