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MCPD Arrest Report 05/26/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 34 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result, beginning on 05/25/2017:



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Shantel Flores, 40 years of age, Address- Sebby Lane Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/25/2017 @ 12:00 am.

Charge:  Possession of Sch II Drug- Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
               No Turn Signal
                Possession of Sch IV Drug- Clonazepam with Intent to Distribute
                Illegal Carry of a Weapon in the Presence of CDS
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                Speeding
                Violation of Uniform CDS – Drug-Free Zone


   A patrol officer in the area of Federal Ave., observed a vehicle going faster than the posted speed and failed to use a turn signal while turning on the US 90 up ramp.  A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Shantel Flores was asked to produce a valid driver’s license.  Reports indicate that Flores behavior aroused the officer’s suspicion that she was possibly involved in illegal drug activity. Consent was given to search the vehicle. Located was a large amount of suspected methamphetamine packaged for sale, several pills identified as Clonazepam, items used to smoke illegal narcotics, and a firearm was located in the vehicle. The area of the traffic stop was within 2000 ft. of an elementary school, which is a drug-free zone. Flores was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Antonio M. Giandelone, 29 years of age, Address- Lafayette, La. was arrested on 05/25/2017 @ 2:34 pm.

Charge:   Wrong Way on One Way Street
                 Warrant- Failure to Pay Probation Fee

   A patrol officer observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Victor II Blvd. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Antonio Giandelone asked to produce a valid driver’s license. A warrant check was done Giandelone and it was determined that he held an active warrant for the Sixth Ward City Court. Giandelone was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Patrick D. Guarisco, 53 years of age, Address- Front St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/25/2017 @ 8:08 pm.
 
Charge: Obstructing Public Passages
                Possession of Marijuana
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

  Officers responded to the area of Fig St. and Veterans Blvd. in regards a driver asleep inside the vehicle, possibly under the influence of illegal narcotics. Officers arrived and the driver was identified as Patrick Guarisco.  According to reports, officers located suspected marijuana in Guarisco’s possession and items used to smoke illegal narcotics. Guarisco was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.



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Dwayne Clark, 45 years of age, Address- Mount St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/25/2017 @ 7:58 pm. 

Charge: Possession of Schedule II- Crack Cocaine
               Required Position and Method of Turning at Intersection

   Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division observed a vehicle at the intersection of Hwy 182 and Martin Luther King Blvd. avoid the red traffic signal by turning into the parking lot of a local business and enter onto Hwy 182. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Dwayne Clark was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. According to reports, while talking to Clark, the officer noticed suspected crack cocaine on the passenger seat of the vehicle. Clark was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

              

 

 

 

 

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MCPD Arrest Report 05/24/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 38 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result, beginning on 05/23/2017:


Patrick D. Guarisco, 53 years of age, Address- Front St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/23/2017 @ 7:58 pm.

Charge:  Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
                Possession of Marijuana
                Violation of Uniform CDS Law- Drug-Free Zone
     Officers responded to a residence on Front St. in regards to a disturbance. Upon arriving, reports indicate that a witness stated to officers that Patrick Guarisco was under the influence of some type of narcotic and was causing a disturbance. Officers made contact with Guarisco inside the home. Guarisco gave officers consent to search his person and officers located suspected synthetic marijuana and marijuana. Guarisco was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration. Guarisco’s residence is within 2000 ft. of an elementary school, which is a drug-free zone.


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Kayla M. Aucoin, 23 years of age, Address- Cross Rd. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/23/2017 @ 2:20 pm.

Charge:  Improper Lane Usage
                Possession of Schedule II Drug – Methamphetamine
                Illegal Use of CDS in Presence of Persons Under 17
                Warrant- Failure to Comply with the Conditions of Drug Court (St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office)

   A patrol officer in the area of Hwy 182 and Roderick St., observed a vehicle weaving in the left lane of travel. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Kayla Aucoin. The officer also observed two small children inside of the vehicle. Aucoin was asked to produce a valid driver’s license, also a local warrant check was done. It was determined that Aucoin held active warrants for the Sixteenth Judicial District Court.  The officer also located suspected methamphetamine on Aucoin’s person. Aucoin was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

 

Eric T. Gaskins, 36 years of age, Address- Friendship Ally Amelia, La. was arrested on 0523/2017 @ 8:24 pm.

Charge:  No Driver’s License
                No Headlights
                Warrant-Failure to Pay Probation Fees

    An officer in the area of Hwy 182 near Eleventh St., observed a vehicle with improper lighting. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Eric Gaskins. Gaskins was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. A computer check revealed that Gaskins did not have valid driver’s license. Gaskins also held an outstanding warrant for the Sixth Ward City Court. Gaskins was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Aaron M. Dinger, 24 years of age, Address- Jupiter St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/23/2017 @ 9:00 pm.

Charge:  Warrant- Failure to Pay Fines (2cts)

   Aaron Dinger was transported from the Berwick Police Department to the Morgan City Police Department for outstanding warrants held for the Sixth Ward City Court. Dinger was booked and incarcerated.


Tirrel J. Jones, 21 years of age, Address-Joey St. Patterson, La. was arrested on 05/23/2017 @ 11:37 pm.

Charge:  Tail Lights Required
                 Driving Under Suspension

   An officer in the area of Hwy 182 near Cottonwood St. observed a vehicle with improper lighting. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Tirrel Jones. Jones was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. A computer check revealed that Jones’ driver’s license was under suspension. Jones was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Michael S. Cairns, Address- Hwy 662 Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/23/2017 @ 10:30 pm.

Charge:  Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                Violation of Uniform CDS Law- Drug-Free Zone

   The Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop on Utah St. Michael Cairns was a passenger in the vehicle. Cairns gave officers consent to search his person and officers located suspected synthetic marijuana and items used smoke illegal narcotics. The area of the traffic stop was within 2000 ft. of an elementary school which is a drug-free zone.  Cairns was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

               

 

 

 

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MCPD Arrest Report 05/22/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 72-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 108 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 05/19/2017:


Jerroid J. Garrison, 24 years of age, Address- Federal Ave. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/20/2017 @ 3:07 pm.

Charge: Driving Under Suspension
               Unauthorized Use of a Moveable

   Officers responded to a residence on Federal Ave. in regards to a vehicle being used without the owner’s permission. According to reports, the victim stated that Jerroid Garrison had taken her vehicle without her permission. Officers were given a description of the vehicle and it was located in the area of Hwy 182 and Ditch Ave. A traffic stop was conducted and Garrison was identified as the driver. A computer check revealed that Garrison’s driver’s license was under suspension. Garrison was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

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Robert E. Byrd, 41 years of age, Address- Houma, La. was arrested on 05/20/2017 @ 5:53 pm.

Charge: Possession of Schedule II Drug- Methamphetamine
               Possession of Schedule I Drug- Marijuana
               Violation of Uniform CDS-Drug Free Zone
               Warrant: Failure to Appear (2cts) Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office
   The Morgan City Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop in the area of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Hwy 182. Robert Byrd was a passenger in the vehicle. Byrd gave officers consent to search his person and officers located suspected methamphetamine and marijuana in his possession. The location of the traffic stop was within 2000 ft of a church, which is considered a drug free zone.  A warrants check determined that Byrd also held outstanding warrants for the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office. Byrd was placed under arrest and transported the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

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Jamon Bias, 36 years of age, Address- Second St. Berwick, La. was arrested on 05/20/2017 @ 9:47 pm.

Charge:  Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon
                Home Invasion
                Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
                Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

  Officers responded to a residence on Egle St. in regards to a disturbance. According to reports, the victim stated that Jamon Bias forcefully entered his home and pointed a firearm at him. The victim was able to flee the residence and noticed that Bias leaving the area in a vehicle. A description of the vehicle was given to officers and the vehicle along with suspect was located on Aucoin St. Reports indicate that Bias did admit to having the firearm and having an altercation with the victim. The location of the incident was within 2000 ft. of a church, which is considered a firearm free zone. Bias is also a convicted felon.  Bias was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Jorge Torres, 43 years of age, Address- Terrebonne St. was arrested on 05/21/2017 @ 3:46 am.
Charge: Stop Sign Violation
                No Driver’s License
                 Improper Lane Usage
                 Driving While Intoxicated
                 Possession of Alcoholic Beverage in Motor Vehicle

   A patrol officer in the area of Fifth and Ferret St. observed a vehicle run a stop at the intersection.   A vehicle stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Jorge Torres. While speaking with the Torres, the officer could smell a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his breath. Torres was asked to conduct the standard field sobriety test, in which he performed poorly. It was also determined that Torres did not have a valid driver’s license. Torres was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Dept. Once at the police department, Torres submitted to the chemical test for intoxication. Torres results were a .197 g% blood alcohol content. Torres was booked and incarcerated.


Kyle Q. Rhett, 26 years of age, Address- Gen. McArthur Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/21/2017 @ 2:06 pm.

Charge: Warrant- Failure to Pay Fines on Driving under Suspension
                Warrant- Failure to Pay Fines on Speeding
                Warrant- Failure to Pay Fines on Contempt of Court
                 Driving Under Suspension
                Hit & Run
                 Careless Operation

     Officers responded to the area of Marguerite St. and LA 70 in regards to a hit and run vehicle crash. According to reports, witnesses stated that a vehicle crashed into the rear of another and the vehicle continued north on Marguerite St. A description of the vehicle was given out and officers located the vehicle on Wren St. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Kyle Rhett. Reports indicate that Rhett admitted to crashing into the other vehicle. A computer check of Rhett’s driver’s license was done and it was determined that his license was suspended. Rhett also held outstanding warrants for the Sixth Ward City Court. Rhett was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Randal W. McKee, 40 years of age, Address- Gretna, La. was arrested on 05/21/2017 @ 2:22 pm.

Charge:  Warrant- Contempt of Court

    Randal McKee was located at a local business on Brashear Ave. A warrants check was done McKee and it revealed that McKee held an outstanding warrant for the Sixth Ward City Court. McKee was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

                

 

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MCPD Arrest Report 05/25/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 44 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result, beginning on 05/24/2017:


Patrick D. Guarisco, 53 years of age, Address- Front St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/24/2017 @ 3:33 pm.

Charge:  Possession of Marijuana
                Violation of Uniform CDS Law- Drug-Free Zone
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

   Officers responded to a residence on Front St. in regards someone smoking marijuana on the property.  The witness pointed out the individual, who was identified as Patrick Guarisco. Officers did locate suspected marijuana on Guarisco’s person and items used to smoke illegal narcotics. The location of the residence is within 2000 ft of an elementary school, which is a drug-free zone.   Guarisco was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Brandon L. Boudreaux, 31 years of age, Address- Franklin St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/24/2017 @ 8:00 pm.

Charge:  Warrant- Criminal Neglect of Family (St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office)
                 Warrant- Failure to Pay Fines (2cts)

     Brandon Boudreaux was located in the area of Federal and Brashear Ave. A warrant check was done Boudreaux and it was determined he held active warrants for the Sixth Ward City Court and the Sixteenth Judicial District Court.  Boudreaux was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.



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Loretta Moore, 43 years of age, Address- Roderick St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/24/2017 @ 8:27 pm.

Charge:  Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute
                Cultivation of Marijuana
                Possession of Methamphetamine
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                Violation of Uniform CDS- Drug-Free Zone
                Illegal Use of CDS in the Presence of Persons Under 17 yoa

   The Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division conducted a search warrant at a residence on Roderick St. When officers entered, they came into contact with Loretta Moore and a child under the age of seventeen. Officers searched the residence and located suspected marijuana packaged for sale, suspected marijuana plants, and suspected methamphetamine. Also, there were items used to smoke illegal narcotics found.  The location of the residence is located within 2000 ft. of an elementary school, which is a drug-free zone. Moore was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.



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Brandon Poole, 30 years of age, Address- Garber St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/24/2017 @ 9:08 pm.

Charge:  Seatbelt Violation
                 No Driver’s License
                 Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
                 Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                 Obstruction of Justice
                  Violation of Uniform CDS Law – Drug-Free Zone

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Anthony Dixon, 27 years of age, Address- Everett St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/24/2017 @ 9:08 pm.

Charge:  Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute
                Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                Obstruction of Justice
                Violation of Uniform CDS Law- Drug-Free Zone

   A patrol officer in the area of Federal Ave. and Egle St. observed a vehicle with a driver not wearing a seatbelt. According to reports, prior to the vehicle stopping, the officer observed an objected thrown from the passenger side window. The traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Brandon Poole was asked to produce a valid driver’s license.  The passenger inside the vehicle was identified as Anthony Dixon. Officers retrieved the item thrown, which was a large amount of suspected marijuana packaged for sale. Consent was given to search the vehicle and items used to smoke illegal narcotics were found. The location of the traffic stop was located within 2000 ft. of an elementary school, which is a drug-free zone. A computer check revealed that Poole did not have a valid driver’s license.  Both Poole and Dixon were placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

 

  

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MCPD Arrest Report 05/23/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 35 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result, beginning on 05/22/2017:


Harvey J. Morgan, 36 years of age, Address- Rose Park Rd. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 05/22/2017 @ 4:30 pm.

Charge:  Warrant- Theft of Goods (St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office)  

   Harvey Morgan was located by officers in the area of Myrtle St. A warrant check was done on Morgan and it was determined that he held an active warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office. Morgan was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Douglas Marks, 46 years of age, Address- Utah St. Berwick, La. was arrested on 05/22/2017 @ 5:35 pm.

Charge- Possession of Synthetic Marijuana
               Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated

   Officers responded to a local hotel on Roderick St. in regards to an individual causing a disturbance. When officers arrived, they made contact with the individual, identified as Douglas Marks. According to reports, Marks appeared intoxicated. Officers also located suspected synthetic marijuana in Marks’ possession. Marks was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
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MCPD Arrest Report 05/19/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 40 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result during the last reporting period beginning on 05/18/2017:

Zackery Richard, 26 years of age, address: W. Madison Ln. Broussard, La, arrested on 05/18/2017 @ 11:04 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 03/14/2017 (2 counts)

Zackery Richard was located and arrested at the Lafayette Parish Detention Center on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Richard was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Tyre P. Banks, 46 years of age, address: Hwy 1 Labadieville, La, arrested on 05/18/2017 @ 2:46 p.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension
                  No Insurance
                  Improper Turning

Patrol officers responded to the area of Roderick St. in regards to a vehicle crash. According to reports officers arrived and it was learned that Tyre P. Banks was the operator of one of the vehicles involved. It was learned that Banks conducted an improper turn prior to striking another vehicle. Banks’ driver’s license was currently suspended and the vehicle did not have insurance. Banks was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

David Blair, 40 years of age, address: Bush St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/18/2017 @ 5:45 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Defamation

Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Criminal Investigations Division conducted an investigation in regards to threats allegedly being made to the victim via social media. According to reports during the investigation, evidence was uncovered linking David Blair to the threats. A warrant was prepared for his arrest. Blair was located in the area of Bush St. where he was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Larry J. Hatfield, 27 years of age, address: Choctaw St. Charenton, La, arrested on 05/18/2017 @ 6:07 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana
                  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                  Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug Free Zone)
                  Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
                  Open Container

Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division observed a vehicle traveling on US 90 in a reckless manner. A stop was initiated in the area of MLK Blvd and Larry J. Hatfield was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports Hatfield was found to be in possession of suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and an open alcoholic beverage. The area where the incident had taken place was within a Drug Free Zone. Hatfield was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.