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MCPD Arrest Report 09/01/2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 42 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 08/31/2017:

Tara Collins, 33 years of age, address: Francis St. Amelia, La., arrested on 08/31/2017 @ 11:41 a.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension
                 Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
                 No Insurance

Patrol officers responded to the area of LA 182 in regards to a vehicle crash. According to reports, officers arrived and Tara Collins was identified as the operator of one of the vehicles involved. Evidence was uncovered that Collins operated her vehicle in a careless manner. Collins’ Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension and the vehicle she was operating did not have proper insurance as required by Louisiana Law. Collins was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.

Erik B. Carter, 27 years of age, address: First St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 08/31/2017 @ 1:10 p.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension
                 Improper Equipment

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Railroad Ave. with improper equipment. A stop was initiated and Eric B. Carter was identified as the operator of the vehicle. Carter’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. Carter was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Dakota A. Daigle, 24 years of age, address: Second St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 08/31/2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Contempt of Court

Dakota A. Daigle was located and arrested at the city court on an active arrest warrant held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Daigle was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.

Darell J. Gash, 36 years of age, address: Hwy 182 Morgan City, La., arrested on 08/31/2017 @ 2:31 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Trial on 06/29/2017

Darell J. Gash was located and arrested in the area of Federal Ave. on an active arrest warrant held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Gash was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.