Authorities arrested at least eight people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 12:30 p.m. Friday and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, booking records show.
Those booked and the counts against them:
Ackely Blakes, 36, 400 Evergreen Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI and improper lane usage.
Byron Caston, 41, 4127 Provost St., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, driver’s license suspended or revoked, driver’s license not on person, license plate required and improper lane usage.
Amber Didier, 25, 15365 Stone Hedge, Prairieville, first-offense DWI and headlights required.
Basem Elkhatib, 27, 1022 The Grove Blvd., Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation and improper lane usage.
Lauren Fisher, 27, 18870 Old Jefferson, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, headlights required, disobeying red light and bench warrant.
Gregory Hamilton, 41, 15580 George O’Neal Lane, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, vehicular homicide, reckless operation, driver’s license suspended or revoked and no proof of insurance.
Marvin Mejia, 25, 834 Hammond Manor Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, reckless operation, driver’s license required, hit and run, and insurance required.
Savannah Midyette, 22, 763 Water Oak Drive, Brusly, first-offense DWI, speeding, failure to signal turn and reckless operation.
Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.