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MCPD Arrest Report 05/11/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 58 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result during the last reporting period beginning on 05/10/2017:

Bennie A. Charles, 32 years of age, N. Third St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/10/2017 @ 6:08 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 03/28/2017 (4 Counts)

Bennie A. Charles was located and arrested in the area of Mallard St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Charles was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Samantha Poole, 43 years of age, address: Filmore St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/10/2017 @ 8:10 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Contempt of Court

Samantha Poole was located and arrested in the area of Garber St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Poole was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

Nico Skipper 05102017
Nico Q. Skipper, 27 years of age, address: Dora St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/10/2017 @ 7:38 p.m.

Charges: Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling
                  Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Facility
                  Resisting an Officer
                  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                  Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 03/30/2017 (6 Counts)
                  Warrant: Bank Fraud (Chitimacha Police Department)
                  Warrant: Racketeering (Chitimacha Police Department)
                  Warrant: Access Device Fraud (Chitimacha Police Department)
                  Warrant: Identity Theft (Chitimacha Police Department)

Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division conducted a narcotics investigation at a residence on Bowman St. According to reports investigators arrived to the residence and a male subject that was identified as Nico Q. Skipper fled out the rear of the residence. Investigators located Skipper inside a residence on Egle St. after hearing screams. Skipper fled again and was apprehended a short time later. During the investigation it was learned that Skipper did not have authorization to enter the residence. Skipper was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where during the search drug paraphernalia was located on his person. Skipper also held multiple active arrest warrants through the 6th Ward Morgan City Court and Chitimacha Police Department. Skipper was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.

Charles P. Dixon, 26 years of age, address: Airport Rd. Mansura, La, arrested on 05/10/2017 @ 10:04 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana
                  Driving under Suspension
                  Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
                  Improper Lane Usage

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated on the wrong side of the divided portion of Brashear Ave. A stop was initiated and Charles P. Dixon was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports Dixon was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. It was also found that Dixon’s driver’s license was under suspension. Dixon was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Lauryssa LaCoste, 23 years of age, address: Hwy 182 Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/11/2017 @ 1:44 a.m.


Charges: Possession of Marijuana
                  No Turn Signal

Patrol officers observed a vehicle maneuver a turn in the area of Bush St. failing to signal. A stop was initiated and Larissa LaCoste was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports the officers detected an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During the search LaCoste was found to be in possession of marijuana. LaCoste was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.