19 arrested in delinquent child support roundup across parish

Staff reports

A parish-wide bench warrant round up of individuals wanted in connection with failure to pay child support conducted in Ascension Parish resulted in 19 arrests Nov. 19, according to Chief Deputy Tony Bacala.

Deputies of the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and Support Enforcement Officers of the Department of Social Services participated in the 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. round up, Bacala said.

A total of $5,763 in fees and partial child support payments were collected, and eight individuals were incarcerated, according to the chief deputy. Eleven individuals paid fines and were rescheduled with new court dates.

Those arrested were:

• Barry Michael, 40, 43486 Hwy 931, Prairieville, on three bench warrants. Arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse where a bench warrant fee and back child support was collected and a new court date given.

• Daniel Melancon, 49, 9205 Darla St., No. 3, Gonzales, on counts of non support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Keron Landry,    22, 1934 W Worthey Road, Gonzales, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse where a bench warrant fee and back child support were collected, and a new court date given.

• Andre Lomas, 36, 1612 Coontrap Road, Gonzales, on one charge of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and a new court date given.

• Robert Seward, 51, 12219 JC Road, St. Amant, on one charge of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and a new court date given.

• Adam Andermann, 26, 16393 Stewart Road, Prairieville, on one charge of non-support and three traffic bench warrants. Subject was arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and he was given a new court date.

• Eric Ganaway,    32, 37083 Sue St. Geismar, on one charge of non-support. arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse, where a bench warrant fee and back child support was collected. He was given a new court date.

• Darrell Hardy,    46, 632 W. Toby St., Gonzales, on one charge of non-support.     He was arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and a new court date given.

• Casey Braud, 26, 13105 George Rouyea Road, Gonzales, on four traffic bench warrants. He was arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse. A bench warrant fee was collected, and a new court date given.

• Thomas Newton, 66, 37503 Province Point, Prairieville, on one charge of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to the courthouse where a bench warrant fee and back child

support was collected, and a new court date given.

• Renaldo Green, 26, 1219 S. Syble St., Gonzales, on two fugitive counts. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Nathaniel Christoff, 54, 35501 Braud Rd., Prairieville, on one count of non-support. Subject's residence was contacted by the task force and he turned himself in. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and a new court date given.

• John Grisaffe, 44, 105 Anna St., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Terrill Nicholas, 31, 1303 St. Vincent St., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support, two traffic bench warrants and a fugitive charge. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Anthony Jackson, 35, 614 Houmas St., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Bryant Bennett, 24, 8201 Main St., Sorrento, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Harold Thomas, 55, 3039 Mt. Olive St., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• Rose Johnson, 48, 903 Magnolia St., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support. Arrested by the task force and transported to jail.

• John Smith II, 32, 212 Madewood Dr., Donaldsonville, on one count of non-support. Smith’s residence was contacted by the task force, and he turned himself in. A bench warrant fee and back child support was collected, and a new court date given.