Sex Offender Arrested for Distributing Candy during Halloween

Eddie Wright

Eddie Wright, 68 years of age, Address: Kimberly Dr. Morgan City, LA, arrested on 10/31/2021 @ 7:44 p.m. 

Prohibted for Sex Offenders to
                 Distribute Candy or Gifts on

Chief James F. Blair announces the arrest of Eddie Wright of Kimberly Drive in Morgan City, LA for Prohbition for Sex Offenders to Distribute Candy or Gifts during Halloween. According to reports, officers were patrolling the area of Lakeside Subdivision during Halloween Festivites on October 31st when they were advised of a potential Sex Offender distributing candy for Halloween. Officers were able to identify Wright. Checks were done to confirm that Wright was in fact a convicted Sex Offender which prohibits him participating in Halloween and distributing candy. Patrol officers made contact with Wright in the area of Kimberly Drive and observed that he was set up to hand out candy. Wright admitted to participating in Halloween Festivities. Wright was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated. 

Chief Blair and the Morgan City Police Department want to express the importance of "See Something! Say Something!". If it were not for the information received, this crime may have gone unnoticed. Thanks to a good citizen we were able to apprehend the culprit and protect our children.