LaPlace Woman Arrested for Bank Fraud in COVID-19 Scheme

LaPlace Woman Arrested for Bank Fraud in COVID-19 Scheme

Cherry Roberts-Matherne, 45, of LaPlace was arrested Friday, September 18, 2020 for bank fraud and other counterfeit actions resulting in more than $16,200 in losses to a local financial institution. Roberts-Matherne also has been linked to other losses for out of...
Harvey Man Arrested for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile

Harvey Man Arrested for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile

Nahun Alexande Valladares-Cruz, 22, of Harvey was arrested September 14, 2020 after the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of Valladares-Cruz possibly in a relationship with a female juvenile who had run away from home. On July 30, 2020, juvenile detectives...
Man and Woman Arrested During Drug Bust

Man and Woman Arrested During Drug Bust

A Reserve man and LaPlace woman were arrested August 28, 2020  after officers discovered more than 600 doses of Ecstasy and half pound of marijuana during an illegal drugs investigation. Arrested were B.J. Brown , 30, of Reserve and Cassandra Jones, 46, of LaPlace. On...
John Bogart Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

John Bogart Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

John Bogart, 47, of LaPlace was arrested Tuesday, August 11, 2020 for two counts of molestation of a juvenile (felony) and one count of first degree rape.Juvenile detectives opened an investigation into Bogart on August 1, 2020 when they learned of possible ongoing...