The following is a list of the people who were booked into the St. Mary Parish Correctional Center for Thursday, December 14, 2017:

Handcuffs Staff photo by Ken Romero

UNIFORMED PATROL SECTION

Kel’lisha Daniels, 19, 472 Verdun Lane, Verdunville, LA was arrested on December 12, 2017 at 7:11 pm for hit-and-run driving. A deputy investigated a hit and run crash that occurred in the parking lot of a business off LA Highway 182 in Centerville on December 2, 2017. The deputy developed information that Daniels was involved in the incident and subsequently collected evidence that Daniels struck another vehicle with the SUV she was driving and left the scene. Daniels was transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. Daniels was released on a $1,000 bond.

NARCOTICS SECTION

Chance Boudreaux, 23, 400 Railroad Avenue, Patterson, LA was arrested on December 13, 2017 at 7:40 pm for the following offenses:

-     Improper lane usage

-     Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute

-     Possession of Schedule II (oxycodone) with intent to distribute

-     Possession of Schedule IV (clonazepam) with intent to distribute

-     Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon

-     Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance

-     Possession of drug paraphernalia

-     Obstruction of justice

-     Expired driver’s license

-     Possession of counterfeit controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute

Heather Merritt, 20, 412 Pine Street, Mamou, LA was arrested on December 13, 2017 at 7:40 pm for the following offenses:

-     Possession of Schedule II (methamphetamine)

-     Possession of Schedule II (oxycodone)

-     Possession of Schedule IV (clonazepam)

-     Obstruction of justice

-     Possession of drug paraphernalia

-     Possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance

Narcotics detectives patrolling Amelia observed a vehicle cross the center line of Duhon Bypass Road and drive in the middle of the roadway. Detectives conducted a traffic stop and identified Boudreaux as the driver and Merritt as a passenger. While speaking with the occupants, detectives smelled the strong odor of marijuana coming from the car. During a search of the vehicle, detectives located methamphetamine, pills, a handgun, and drug related paraphernalia. Through investigation, detectives collected evidence that Boudreaux was selling the drugs. Detectives also found that some of the suspected methamphetamine was fake and that Boudreaux intended to sell it as real methamphetamine. Boudreaux and Merritt were transported to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center for booking. No bail is set