Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of Rickey Cheramie (age 40) of Golden Meadow on Wednesday, March 30, on ten counts of Contempt of Court with a bond totaling $1 million.
Cheramie was scheduled to appear in 17th Judicial District Court – Division C on Monday, March 29 in reference to multiple charges including Simple Criminal Damage to Property, two counts of Theft, Trespassing, and several drug possession charges. The charges stem from multiple incidents. Upon failing to appear in court, Judge Walter Lanier III issued warrants for 10 counts of contempt with a $100,000 bond on each, totaling $1 million.
Then on Wednesday, deputies obtained information that Cheramie was at a residence on West 93rd Street in Cut Off. Deputies made contact with Cheramie at that location and he was taken into custody. He was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux where he was booked on the active warrants.
Sheriff Craig Webre announced the arrest of a convicted felon after he pulled a gun on a deputy on Tuesday. Jacob Plaisance was also linked to a burglary that day in which he obtained the firearm.
At around 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, a patrol deputy turned into the parking lot of a truck stop located along LA Highway 182 in Raceland and saw a man sitting near a drainage ditch with his feet in the mud, acting agitated while speaking on a cell phone. When the deputy questioned the man about what was wrong and requested his name, the man became evasive in his answers about his identity, prompting the officer to further question him. Eventually the man identified himself as Jacob Plaisance. When the deputy asked Plaisance to accompany him to his unit, Plaisance refused and pulled a concealed revolver from his waistband. Plaisance then tossed the firearm to the ground and fled on foot, and the deputy pursued. Moments later, Plaisance stopped, turned toward the deputy and yelled, “shoot me” in an aggressive manner, ignoring orders to lay on the ground. After a few minutes, the subject finally complied and was taken into custody. Deputies recovered a loaded revolver at the scene. Deputies also learned Plaisance was a convicted felon currently on probation, and he had an active warrant for Felony Theft in Terrebonne Parish.
At around 2:45 p.m., a resident of Bayou Folse Road reported a residential burglary wherein a revolver was stolen matching the serial number of the one recovered at the scene. Deputies also discovered additional items reported stolen in the burglary hidden in close proximity to where Plaisance was found near the ditch. Deputies also discovered cash in Plaisance’s wallet in an amount that matched what had been reported stolen in the burglary.
Plaisance was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux where he was booked with Aggravated Burglary, Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Illegal Carrying of a Concealed Weapon, and two counts of Resisting an Officer. His bond is set at $156,000, but he is also being held for the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office as well as Louisiana Probation and Parole.
Sheriff Craig Webre announced a man wanted in connection to a Thibodaux armed robbery is now in custody. Jonathan Tyler (age 32) of Thibodaux was arrested Monday morning in Thibodaux.
As previously reported, deputies were dispatched to a residence on Hyland Drive in Thibodaux late Friday night, March 25, in reference to an armed robbery. Deputies learned a couple had just arrived home when they heard a knock at the door. The male resident answered the door, and a male subject, later identified as Tyler, forced his way into the home. Tyler was armed with a shotgun which he pointed at the victim and stole his wallet. The victim began to struggle with Tyler over the firearm, and eventually Tyler fled the residence on foot. Detectives later discovered the victim’s wallet in a nearby field, but the cash had been removed. Following an investigation, detectives obtained warrants for Tyler’s arrest.
At around 5:45 a.m., officers with the Thibodaux Police Department received a tip that Tyler was at a residence in the 1000 block of Jackson Street. Officers made contact with Tyler at that location, and he was taken into custody. He was turned over to LPSO deputies and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux where he was booked with Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, as well as Crimes of Violence against a Victim 65 Years of Age or Older (LA R.S. 14:50.2), due to the victim’s age. His bond is set at $210,000.
At around 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, deputies responded to a burglary complaint on Renee Drive in Thibodaux. Upon arrival, deputies learned an unknown subject had entered the residence and stole several items of value. Through investigation, Hardy Ledet was developed as a suspect in the case. Then on Saturday, deputies discovered Ledet’s vehicle in a parking lot in Galliano. They approached the vehicle and made contact with Ledet who was inside. He was found to have marijuana, alprazolam, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia in his possession. Ledet was placed under arrest and transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center in Thibodaux. He is charged with Obstruction of Justice and Simply Burglary, as well as Possession of Alprazolam, Methamphetamine, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. Bond was set at $72,000.
At around 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 27, deputies traveling along LA Highway 1 in the Lockport area conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle, and made contact with the driver who was identified as Marco Maldonado (age 28) of Lockport. He was exhibiting signs commonly associated with impairment, and he admitted to drinking to prior to driving. He also admitted his license had been suspended due to a previous DWI arrest, and that he was required to use an ignition interlock device, but the vehicle did not have one. Maldonado refused to submit to either a field sobriety test or a breathalyzer test, and deputies obtained a warrant to conduct a blood test. He was transported to a local hospital where he began actively resisting and fighting with deputies in an attempt to avoid the test. Maldonado was eventually subdued, and a blood test was conducted. Results are pending at the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab in Baton Rouge. Maldonado was transported to the Detention Center where he was booked with DWI (4th Offense), Resisting an Officer with Force or Violence, driving under suspension, improper lane usage, and no ignition interlock device. His bond has not yet been set.
Sheriff Craig Webre announced Jonathan Tyler (age 32) of Thibodaux is wanted in connection to an armed robbery which occurred during the late night hours of Friday, March 25. Just before midnight, deputies were dispatched to Hyland Drive in Thibodaux in reference to an armed robbery which had just occurred at a residence. Deputies learned a couple had just arrived home when they heard a knock at the door. The male resident answered the door, and a male subject, later identified as Tyler, forced his way into the home. Tyler was armed with a shotgun which he pointed at the victim and stole the victim’s wallet. The victim began to struggle with Tyler over the firearm, and eventually Tyler fled the residence on foot. Detectives later discovered the victim’s wallet in a nearby field, but the cash had been removed. Following an investigation, detectives obtained warrants for Tyler’s arrest. He is wanted for Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Due to the victim’s age, Tyler is also wanted for Crimes of Violence against a Victim 65 Years of Age or Older (LA R.S. 14:50.2).
Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Jonathan Tyler is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433 or by texting “GIVEATIP” plus your message to 274637. Tips can also be submitted using the TipSubmit Mobile application or online at http://www.crimestoppersbr.org. Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash if the information given leads to an arrest.
Body of Chad Turner Found in Thibodaux
Sheriff Craig Webre reported a body found in Thibodaux on Wednesday was identified as 23-year-old Chad Turner of Raceland who had been missing since Sunday, March 20. No further details are available at this time as the manner of death is still under investigation.
As previously reported, Turner, of 252 Williams Street in Raceland, was last seen around 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, when he left a Thibodaux residence heading to Club Hot Spot at 1303 St. Charles Street in Thibodaux. The vehicle in which Turner was traveling was found abandoned along LA Highway 308 in Assumption Parish on Tuesday. Turner’s body was discovered in a canal on private property in the 1000 block of Brule Guillot Road in Thibodaux.
Anyone who may have information on this case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Bayou Region at 1-800-743-7433.
Sheriff Craig Webre announced Inmate Kyron Folse has been located in New Roads and taken in to custody. As previously reported, Folse is a Lafourche Parish inmate who had escaped from the Avoyelles Parish Detention Center where he had been housed.