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20 arrested for failing to appear in court

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ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

Twenty people were arrested as part of "Operation No Show" for failing to appear in court.

Individuals arrested who bond out from jail are given a notice to appear in court on a specific date.  Ascension Sheriff Jeff Wiley says those court dates are frequently ignored, leading to bench warrants being issued for failure to appear in court.

The following people were arrested for failure to appear:

Name

Age

Original Charges

Russell Raynasha

21

Unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling

Clint White

25

Two counts of felony theft

Jeffery Clement

42

Possession of stolen things
Theft
Careless operation without a license

Amanda Lambert

26

Possession of a legend drug
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Shoplifting

Jeremy Holton

32

Simple burglary
Possession of schedule IV CDS
Two counts of possession of a legend drug

Sherrie Gonzales

39

Improper supervision
Domestic abuse battery

Casey Braud

30

Speeding
Driving under suspension
Expired inspection sticker

Edwin Chavez

30

Careless operation
Expired license plate

Jamie Rourke

37

Open container
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

Gage Guillot

21

Speeding
Illegal tinted windows

Kelli Parker

24

Careless Operation

Richard Johnson Jr.

43

Driving without a valid license

Steven Stewart

21

Speeding

Kristy Pena

45

Following too close
Littering

Brandon Bulot

39

Careless Operation

Frank Guitreau Sr.

51

Switched license plates
Driving without a valid license
No insurance

James Clint

21

Illegally tinted windows
No drivers license on person
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Speeding

Taz Tate

26

Speeding

Justin Furnish

22

Probation violation

LaKesha Joseph

26

Riot
Criminal damage to property

Sheriff Wiley says he's planning another "No Show" roundup in two weeks and encourages those with outstanding bench warrants to take care of them or face arrest.

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