Authorities book 5 on suspicion of DWI

Authorities arrested at least five people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish — including John Parris, of Baton Rouge, on a third-offense DWI — and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2:30 p.m. Thursday, booking records show.

Parris, 24, 12479 Coursey Blvd., Baton Rouge, was also booked with a seat belt violation and reckless operation of a vehicle.

Others booked and the counts against them:

  • Keith Baker, 50, 8751 Coy Ave., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, driving too slow and driver’s license not on person.
  • Shannon Blades, 43, 15151 Joor Road, Zachary, second-offense DWI, possession of alcoholic beverage in vehicle, driver’s license suspended/revoked and reckless operation of a vehicle.
  • Michelle French, 50, 15623 El Ranchitos Ave, Pride, first-offense DWI and reckless operation of a vehicle.
  • Davender Kimble, 25, 12267 Meghan Loop, Tickfaw, second-offense DWI, careless driving, simple obstruction of a highway, parking where prohibited and seat belt violation.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.