Dec 12, 2013 11:19 AM by KATC
The Following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 12/11/2013:
1. Gilbert C. Howard, 43 years of age, Address-Fourth St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 12/11/2013 @ 02:05am
Charge: False Impersonation of a Peace Officer; Theft under $300
Officers were dispatched to the area of Justa Street in regards to a hang up call. Upon officers arrival they spoke to a female who advised officers that she was approached by Gilbert Howard who identified himself as an undercover police officer. The female victim advised that Mr. Howard then instructed her that she had been under video surveillance and was observed selling narcotics. The female victim advised officers that Mr. Howard instructed her that she needed to give him money so she in turn would not be arrested. Female victim advised that she supplied Mr. Howard with cash monies that were requested at which time a hang up call to 911 was done and police were dispatched to the location. Officers then spoke to Mr. Howard at which time he advised officers that he did identify himself as a police officer. Howard was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
2. Shawn P. Boudreaux, 34 years of age, Address-Martin Road, Centerville, La., was arrested on 12/11/2013 @08:51am
Charge: Warrant Failure to Appear for Criminal Trespassing; Warrant- Failure to Appear for Reckless Operation with Accident; Warrant-Theft; Warrant-Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle,
Officers were dispatched to the area of Victor II Blvd in regards to a subject there that Morgan City Police held active warrants on. Upon officer's arrival, Shawn Boudreaux attempted to flee from officers but was located in the rear yard of a residence. Subject was placed under arrest and transported to Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated. No Further information is available on this arrest.
3. Jarad J. Loston, 22 years of age, Address- Fourth St. Berwick, La. was arrested on 12/11/2013 @ 08:45am
Charge: Warrant-Computer Aided Solicitation For Sexual Purposes
Morgan City Police Department Detectives began an investigation into Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor. Through the investigation it was determined that Jarad Loston had inappropriate conversations with a 15 yoa Female. Jarad Loston came into the Morgan City Police Department where he was questioned about the incident. Upon completion of the interview, Jarad Loston was placed under arrest and incarcerated.
4. Kenneth L. Thibodeaux, 44 years of age, Address- Cedarwood Dr., New Iberia, La. was arrested on 12/11/2013 @ 6:39pm
Charges: Following to Close, No Brake Lights, DWI, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of an Open Alcoholic Beverage, Possession of Schedule IV(Alprazolam),
Possession of Schedule IV(Diazepam), Possession of Schedule II(Oxycodone).
While on patrol a Morgan City Police Officer observed a vehicle following them in close proximity. The officer changed lanes and as the vehicle passed the officer observed that the vehicle had a broken Tail light. The officer then conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke to the driver Kenneth Thibodeaux. During the interview officers observed that Thibodeaux was possibly under the influence of some type of narcotics. Officers asked Thibodeaux to submit to a Standardized field sobriety test in which he performed poorly. Thibodeaux was placed under arrest and a search of the vehicle was conducted. Officers located drug paraphernalia and several pills of Alprazolam, Diazepam, and Oxycodone. Kenneth Thibodeaux was transported to Teche Regional where blood and urine was collected for analysis. Thibodeaux was then transported to Morgan City Police Department Where he was booked and incarcerated.