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MCPD Arrest Report 04/19/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 46 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/18/2018:

Irvian A. Singleton III, 19 years of age, address: Garber St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/18/2018 @ 10:29 p.m.

Charges: Simple Assault

Patrol officers responded to the Morgan City High School in regards to a complaint of an assault. Officers arrived and according to reports,  Irvian A. Singleton III was identified as threatening to commit a battery on the victim during a verbal altercation.  Singleton was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Elton J. Pinn, 34 years of age, address: St. Clair St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/18/2018 @ 4:41 p.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers observed Elton J. Pinn operating a vehicle in the area of Florence. The officer had knowledge that Pinn’s Louisiana Driver’s License was suspended due to past dealings. A stop was initiated and the suspension was verified. Pinn was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Jesse Engleton, 47 years of age, address: Apple St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/19/2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

Charges: Improper Lighting
                 Driver’s License not on Person
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Railroad Ave. with only one operational headlight. A stop was initiated when Jesse Engleton was identified as the operator of the vehicle. Engleton did not possess his Louisiana Driver’s License. Engleton was found to be in possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Engleton was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Shawana M. Jones, 43 years of age, address: Plum St. Patterson, La., arrested on 04/19/2018 @ 7:13 a.m.

Charges: Speeding 30 mph in a 15 mph zone (School Zone)
                 Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Marguerite St. at speeds of 30 mph in a 15 mph school zone. A stop was initiated when Shawana M. Jones was identified as the operator of the vehicle. Jones’ Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. Jones was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.     
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MCPD Arrest Report 04/17/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 41 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/16/2018:

Bryan K. Wright, 43 years of age, address: Ponderosa Dr. Gray, La., arrested on 04/16/2018 @ 12:30 p.m.

Charges: F.T.A. for Revocation on 03/23/2018

Bryan K. Wright was located and arrested in the area of Onstead St. on an active arrest warrant held by the 16th Judicial Court. Wright was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Desmond J. Richard, 36 years of age, address: Mike Dr. Patterson, La., arrested on 04/16/2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Trial on 02/01/2018 (2 counts)

Desmond J. Richard was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Richard was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

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Deven W. Vining, 24 years of age, address: Pecos St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/16/2018 @ 2:52 p.m.

Charges: Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
                 Flight from an Officer
                 No Driver’s License

Patrol officers responded to the area of MLK Blvd in regards to a vehicle that had been reported involved in an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint the day before. Officers arrived in the area and observed the vehicle in question. Officers attempted to initiate a stop on the vehicle when the vehicle fled the area on US 90 eventually coming to stop on US 90 near the city limits. Deven Vining was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Vining was allowed to use the vehicle but never returned it to the owner. Vining was also found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Vining was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Robert Kelly, 54 years of age, address: Grace St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/16/2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

Charges: Driving while Intoxicated 1st Offense
                 Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
                 Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers responded to the area of LA 182 in regards to a crash involving an overturned vehicle. Officers arrived when Robert Kelly was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, evidence was uncovered that Kelly operated the vehicle in a reckless manner, traveling off the roadway, striking a utility pole, and overturning onto another vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of a business in the area. Kelly was found to be in an intoxicated state. Kelly was transported to Teche Regional Medical Center for minor injuries where he submitted to blood analysis that are pending at the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab. After Kelly was released from the medical facility he was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated. 
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MCPD Arrest Report 04/13/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 60 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/12/2018:
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Matthew E. Johnston, 33 years of age, address: Tamar Ln. Austin, Tx., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 9:06 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: Simple Burglary

Matthew E. Johnston was located and arrested at the Assumption Parish Detention Center on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by the Morgan City Police Department Detectives Division that began on October 2, 2017, in regards to a burglary of a vehicle that had occurred at a local business in the area of LA 182. According to reports, Matthew E. Johnston was identified as a suspect. The investigation continued when warrants were prepared for Johnston’s arrest. Johnston was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Sidney L. Wainwright, 21 years of age, address: Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 12:00 p.m.

Charges: Simple Battery

Correction Officers with the Morgan City Police Department Jail Facility responded to the cell block in regards to a disturbance. During the investigation, it was learned that Sidney L. Wainwright was one of the parties involved. According to reports, Wainwright allegedly struck another inmate during a verbal altercation. Wainwright was arrested and booked into the Morgan City Jail.

Devante Frank, 25 years of age, address: Bush St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 12:05 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Hearing on 03/15/2018

Devante Frank was located and arrested in the area of Federal Ave. on active arrest warrants held by the 16th Judicial Court. Frank was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Anthony D. Howard, 40 years of age, address: Freret St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 1:48 p.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension
                 Disregard of Traffic Controls

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Fifth St. fail to stop at a stop sign. A stop was initiated when Anthony D. Howard was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Howard’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. Howard was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

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Shane Scott, 34 years of age, Myra St. Franklin, La., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 3:48 p.m.

Charges: Possession of SCH II CDS (Methamphetamine) W/I/T/D
                 Possession of Marijuana
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                 Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug-Free Zone)
                 Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers responded to the area of Glenwood St. in regards to a subject attempting to sell illegal narcotics. A description of the subject was obtained and when officers arrived the located the subject in question in the area. Shane Scott was identified and appeared to be in some sort of intoxicated state. Scott was found to be in possession of suspected Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and Drug Paraphernalia. Evidence was uncovered that Scott was attempting to sell the Methamphetamine. Scott allegedly operated a vehicle to arrive in the area. Scott’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. The area where this incident had taken place was within a Drug-Free Zone. Scott was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Tyler J. Sylvester, 18 years of age, address: Short St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/12/2018 @ 11:00 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana
                 Speeding 50 mph in a 30 mph zone
                 Improper Turning
                 No Driver’s License on Person

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Fifth St. negotiate and improper turn. The vehicle entered upon LA 182 and was observed traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. A stop was initiated when Tyler J. Sylvester was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Sylvester was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana. He also did not have his Louisiana Driver’s License on his person. Sylvester was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

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MCPD Arrest Report 04/18/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 55 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/17/2018:
Added Arrest from 04/16/2018

Justin Fabre 04172018

Justin E. Fabre, 30 years of age, address: Filmore St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 10:03 p.m.

Charges: Driving while Intoxicated 1st Offense
                 Possession of SCH IV CDS (Clonazepam)
                 Possession of SCH IV CDS (Carisoprodol)
                 Possession of a Legend Drug (Estradiol)
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                 Possession of an Open Alcoholic Beverage in the Motor Vehicle
                 Flight from an Officer
                 Resisting an Officer
                 Improper Turning

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area Railroad Ave. negotiate an improper turn. Officers attempted to initiate a stop when the vehicle fled the area. The vehicle traveled through several streets before stopping in the area of Filmore St. The operator exited the vehicle but refused to comply with officers commands. Justin E. Fabre was eventually identified and taken into custody. Fabre allegedly resisted officers. Fabre was found to be in possession of suspected Clonazepam, Carisoprodol,  Estradiol, and Drug Paraphernalia. He was also found to be in possession of an open alcoholic beverage in the motor vehicle. Fabre was found to be in an intoxicated state. He refused standardized Field Sobriety Test when he was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail for Chemical Testing. Fabre submitted to Chemical Test registering .037g% blood alcohol content. A search warrant was obtained for Fabre’s blood sample which is pending at the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab. Fabre was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

Diamond Thomas, 18 years of age, address: Egle St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 9:15 a.m.

Charges: Simple Assault

Patrol officers responded to Morgan City High School in regards to a disturbance. According to reports, Thomas allegedly caused a disturbance and threatened to commit a battery on the victim. Thomas was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

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Marc Rhodes, 42 years of age, address: Tupelo St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 2:30 p.m.

Charges: Theft under $1,000


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Erica L. Wilson, 40 years of age, address: Tupelo St. Morgan City La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 2:30 p.m.

Charges: Theft under $1,000

Patrol officers responded to a local establishment in the area of Victor II Blvd. in regards to a theft. Officers arrived when Marc Rhodes and Erica L. Wilson were identified as the subjects involved. According to reports, Rhodes and Wilson fled the establishment without pay the bill for the food that they had consumed. Rhodes and Wilson were located a short time later in the area of Tupelo St. when the duo was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where they were booked and incarcerated.

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Randy L. Hatcher, 39 years of age, address: Avant Rd. West Monroe, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 5:50 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace
                Resisting an Officer
                Possession of Marijuana 4th Offense
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug-Free Zone)

Patrol officers responded to the area of LA 182 in regards to a disturbance. Officer arrived and Randy L. Hatcher was identified as one of the subjects involved. According to reports, officers located Hatcher when he was found to be smoking suspected marijuana. Hatcher caused a disturbance yelling profanities in the presence of the officers. Hatcher was taken into custody when he allegedly resisted officers. The area where this incident had taken place is within a Drug-Free Zone. Records check indicated that Hatcher has been arrested on 3 prior Marijuana offenses. Hatcher was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Zuniga Baleras Luis Alberto, 28 years of age, address: Laurel St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 6:02 p.m.

Charges: No Driver’s License
                 Expired Inspection 01/2017
                 Improper Turning
                 Switched License Plate
                 Registration Required
                 No Insurance

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Egle St. negotiate an improper turn. A stop was initiated when Zuniga Baleras Luis Alberto was identified. According to reports, the vehicle that Albert was operating was not properly insured as required by Louisiana Law, had a license plate that belonged to another vehicle, had no registration, and the inspection had expired on January of 2017. Alberto was also found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Alberto was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Leonel F. Sustaita, 34 years of age, address: Lenny’s Ln. Amelia, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 10:09 p.m.

Charges: Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated at a high rate of speed and in a reckless manner in the area of LA 182. A stop was initiated when Leonel F. Sustaita was identified as the operator of the vehicle. There were also to other occupants in the vehicle one of them being a small child. Sustaita was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Heather LaCoste, 34 years of age, address: Marshal St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/17/2018 @ 11:33 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to pay Probation Fee on 03/06/2018

Heather LaCoste was located and arrested in the area of Marshal St. on an active arrest warrant held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. LaCoste was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

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MCPD Arrest Report 04/16/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 72-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 121  calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/13/2018:
Louis Aucoin Jr., 47 years of age, address: Hwy 182 Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/13/2018 @ 12:58 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Simple Assault

Louis Aucoin was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on an active arrest warrant held by the Morgan City Police. The warrant stems from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on February 24, 2018, when Aucoin allegedly threatened to commit a battery on the victim. The investigation continued and warrants were prepared for Aucoin’s arrest. Aucoin was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

Povial R. Ward, 27 years of age, address: Scottie St. Franklin, La., arrested on 04/13/2018 @ 10:22 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Theft
                 Speeding 52 mph in a 35 mph zone
                 No Driver’s License
                 Possession of an Open Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of LA 182 at speeds of 52 mph in a 35 mph zone. A stop was initiated when Povial R. Ward was identified as the operator of the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Ward was found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Ward was found to possess an open alcoholic beverage in the motor vehicle and she held an active arrest warrant through the Franklin Police Department. Ward was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

Dexter A. Blanchard, 28 years of age, address: Brothers Court, Pierre Part, La., arrested on 04/14/2018 @ 1:23 a.m.

Charges: Driving while Intoxicated 1st Offense
                 Possession of an Open Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle
                 Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle

Patrol officers were in the area of LA 182 handling an unrelated complaint when they observed a vehicle being operated at high speeds in an erratic manner. A stop was initiated when Dexter A. Blanchard was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Blanchard was found to be in an intoxicated state. Blanchard performed poorly on Standardized Field Sobriety Test. Blanchard was also found to be in possession of an open alcoholic beverage in the motor vehicle. Blanchard was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail for Chemical Testing which he submitted to registering .232g% blood alcohol content. Blanchard was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

Frank J. Weekly, 46 years of age, address: Kemper Williams Park Patterson, La., arrested on 04/14/2018 @ 3:20 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Possession of Marijuana
                 Warrant: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                 Warrant: Expired License Plate

Frank J. Weekly was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on March 26, 2018, when officers initiated a stop on a vehicle in the area of Egle St. due to an expired license plate. Frank J. Weekly was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Weekly was found to be in possession of suspected Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. The investigation continued when warrants were prepared for Weekly’s arrest. Weekly was booked in the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

Sana Khan, 29 years of age, address: Fourth St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/14/2018 @ 8:16 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Revocation Hearing on 08/11/2017

Sana Khan was located and arrested in the area of Fourth St. on an active arrest warrant held by the 16th Judicial Court. Khan was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

Jarvis Melton, 32 years of age, address: Garber St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/15/2018 @ 10:45 a.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana 2nd Offense
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                 No Driver’s License
                 Improper Display of License Plate
                 Warrant: Contempt of Court

Wyatt Brown, 30 years of age, address: Garber St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/15/2018 @ 10:45 a.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana 2nd Offense
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Terrebonne St. and the license plate on the vehicle improperly displayed causing it to be obscured. A stop was initiated when Jarvis Melton was identified as the operator of the vehicle. Wyatt Brown was identified as an occupant. According to reports, Melton was found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License and he held an active arrest warrants through the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. K-9 Lady was deployed indicating the presence of narcotic odor in the vehicle. Melton and Brown were found to be in possession of suspected Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. Records indicate that the duo had been previously charged with marijuana offenses. Melton and Brown were arrested and transported to the Morgan City  Jail where they were booked and incarcerated.

Luiny L. Deleon, 28 years of age, address: Duke St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/15/2018 @ 10:10 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 01/30/2018 (3 Counts)

Luiny L. Deleon was located and arrested in the area of LA 182 on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Deleon was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Tiffany  N. Chauvin, 34 years of age, address: Railroad Ave. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/16/2018 @ 5:48 a.m.

Charges: Domestic Abuse Battery
                 Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated

Patrol officers responded to a local business in the area of LA 182 in regards to a disturbance. Officer arrived when Tiffany N. Chauvin was identified as one of the parties involved. Chauvin was found to be in an intoxicated state. Allegedly Chauvin was involved in a verbal altercation when she struck the victim. Chauvin was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

 
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MCPD Arrest Report 04/12/2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 56 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 04/11/2018:

Drake C. Wood, 18 years of age, address: Parro Ln. Berwick, La., arrested on 04/11/2018 @ 7:50 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for 501 Notice on 04/10/2018 (3 counts)
                 Warrant: F.T.A. for Arraignment on 04/10/2018 (2 counts)

Drake C. Wood was located and arrested in the area of Maple St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Wood was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Shane Scott, 34 years of age, address: Myra St. Franklin, La., arrested on 04/11/2018 @ 10:18 a.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers initiated a stop on a vehicle in the area of Fifth St. that negotiated an improper turn.  Shane Scott was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Scott’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. Scott was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Lyneesha L. Jackson, 31 years of age, address: Mallard St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 04/11/2018 @ 5:45 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace

Patrol officers responded to the area of Terrebonne St. in regards to a disturbance. Officers arrived when Lyneesha L. Jackson was identified as one of the subjects involved. According to reports, Jackson allegedly became irate and began hollering in the presence of the officer. Jackson was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

Herman J. Butler, 30 years of age, address: MLK St. Patterson, La., arrested on 04/11/2018 @ 9:22 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Criminal Trespassing
                 Warrant: Resisting an officer (2 Counts)

Herman J. Butler was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on May 14, 2017, when they came in contact with Butler in the area of Wren St. According to reports, Butler provided the officer with a false name upon initial contact. Butler was found to be barred from entering upon Housing Authority Property. While the officer was attempting to initiate an arrest Butler fled the area on foot. The investigation continued and warrants were prepared for Butler’s arrest. Butler was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.