The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 01/17/2014:
Errol Johnson, 54 years of age, arrested on 01/17/2014 @ 3:11pm. Charge: Warrant: Aggravated Battery.
Johnson was arrested by the Morgan City Police Department on 01/16/2014 for various felony charges related to the subject approaching females in parking lots, staging a gasoline leak from their vehicle and then robbing the females as they were distracted. During the subsequent investigation by Morgan City detectives, additional charges were levied against Johnson after he was accused of using his vehicle to attempt to move a victim from his path by striking the victim several times with his vehicle. The victim was unharmed in the incident. The investigation is continuing. Johnson remains incarcerated in the Morgan City Jail Facility.
Keith Singleton, 46 years of age, Address-Jennie Dr. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/17/2014 @ 8:51pm Charge: Warrant: Simple Battery
Singleton was arrested after he was located at a Florence Street address on an outstanding warrant for Simple Battery stemming from an incident which is alleged to have occurred in December 2013. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he wasa booked and incarcerated.
Priscilla A. Francis, 41 years of age, Address-Bayou Vista, La. was arrested on 01/20/2014 @ 11:11am Charge: Simple Battery
Francis, who was incarcerated in the Morgan City Jail Facility was arrested and charged with Simple Battery after she allegedly attached another female inmate housed in the facility. Francis was booked and re-incarcerated in the Morgan City Jail facility.
Tyler E. Brewer, 21 years of age, Address-Louisa St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/20/2014 @ 5:50pm Charge: Warrant: Probation Violation; Driving with a Suspended Drivers License; Stop Sign Violation
Brewer was arrested after an officer observed a vehicle which he was operating fail to stop at a stop sign in the area of Allison St. The subject, Brewer was found to be operating a vehicle with a suspended drivers license and also was wanted on an outstanding warrant for the City Court of Morgan City. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.
Bairon Caceres, 24 years of age, Address-New Orleans, La. was arrested on 01/20/2014 @ 8:24pm Charges: Simple Kidnapping; Resisting an Officer
Caceres was arrested after officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Spruce Street residence. Officers arrived and found a large disturbance as other subjects were attempting to restrain Caceres. According to witnesses, Caceres went to the location and came into contact with a female, whom Caceres had a previous relationship with. Caceres reportedly grabbed the female by the arm and attempted to remove here from the residence. Officers attempted to restrain Caceres to place him under arrest but he resisted their attempts. He was eventually subdued, arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
James M. Murray, 26 years of age, Address-Arkansas St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/20/2014 @ 10:57pm Charge: Domestic Abuse Battery (2nd Offense)
James Murray was arrested after officers received a complaint of a subject who was possibly shot at a residence on Arkansas Street. Officers arrived and learned that Murray and a female subject had been involved in an altercation prior to officers arrived. Murray was accused of striking the female repeatedly. After the female victim sought refuge in a rear bedroom of the residence and summoned help, Murray reportedly broke into the rear room and began to strike the female again. Witnesses arrived and helped the victim from the residence. The subject Murray left the residence on foot. Officers received information that Murray may be in possession of a handgun. Officers blocked the area off and began a search for the subject. Officers were able to locate Murray nearby and placed the subject under arrest. A search was made of the area and the residence but the search turned up no weapons. Murray was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.