Nov 20, 2013 11:05 AM by PRESS RELEASE (PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 11/19/2013:
1. Dawn M. Height, 44 years of age, Address-Carriage Cove Franklin, Louisiana was arrested on 11/19/2013 @ 8:56am
Charge: Warrant: St. Mary S.O. -Failure to Appear for Trial Possession of Cocaine; Warrant: St. Mary S.O.-Issuing worthless Checks
Dawn Height was booked on outstanding warrants for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department. Height is presently housed at the Morgan City Jail. She was booked on the outstanding warrants and remains incarcerated.
2. Taffeta J. Lynch, 40 years of age, Address-Highway 182 Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 11/19/2013 @ 3:24pm
Charge: Possession of Schedule III CDS-(Narco) with the Intent to Distribute
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department were summoned to conduct a narcotics investigation at a Highway 182 motel. During the investigation, Taffeta Lynch was found to possess several pills identified as "Narco" a controlled dangerous substance.
It was learned that Lynch had intended to distribute the substance to another. Items of paraphernalia were also located inside the motel room occupied by Lynch. She was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and remains incarcerated.
3. Othineil Bridges, 24 years of age, Address-Thibodaux, La. was arrested on 11/19/2013 @ 11:06pm
Charge: Warrant: Failure to Pay Fine for Discharge of Fireworks
An officer conducting a traffic stop at the intersection of La. Highway 182 and Ditch Ave. discovered that the driver of the vehicle detained, Othineil Bridges was wanted on an outstanding warrant. Bridges was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Poilce
Department where he was booked and incarcerated on the warrant.