Apr 24, 2014 10:54 AM by PRESS RELEASE
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 04/23/2014:
1. Jeffrey Lodrigue, 22 years of age, Address-Berwick, La., was arrested on 04/23/2014 @ 5:59PM
Charges: Warrant-Failure to appear to pay Probation Fees; Warrant-Failure to Appear to Pay Fine, Warrant-Failure to Appear for Hit and Run, Warrant-Failure to Appear No Drivers License, Warrant- Failure to Appear for Reckless Operation with an Accident, Warrant- Failure to Appear for Simple Criminal Damage to Property, Hold for St. Mary Sheriffs Office for Three Counts of Drug Court Violation
Jeffrey Lodrigue was arrested by the Berwick Police Department on outstanding warrants. Lodrigue was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
2. Daniel Ramirez, 38 years of age, Address-Morgan City, La, was arrested on 04/23/2014 @ 8:45PM
Charges: Warrant- Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Warrant- No Drivers License, Warrant- Barricades, Signs and Signals
Ramirez was located at his residence on Arlington St. in Bayou Vista, Ramirez was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
According to the Warrant and Affidavit, Ramirez was involved in and accident on September 29th, 2013 on top of the US Hwy 90 bridge in which a volunteer fireman was struck. The volunteer fireman and Ramirez were transported to Area Hospitals for treatment, and a warrant was filed on Ramirez. Ramirez is being held on a $5000 bond
3. Ramus Martin, 48 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 04/23/2014 @ 9:30PM
Charges- Two Headlights Required, Driving Under Suspension
Morgan City Police conducted a traffic stop at hwy 182 and Ditch Ave for a vehicle operating with only one head light. Upon speaking to the driver Ramus Martin it was learned that he was driving while having a suspended drivers license. Martin was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated and later released on a $447.00 bond.
4. Tanner Aucoin, 18 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 04/23/2014 @ 9:55PM
Charges: Illegal Carrying of Weapons, Resisting an Officer, and a Hold for the St. Mary Parish Sheriffs Office.
Morgan City Police were patrolling the area of Brownell Homes at which time they observed three individuals standing in front of a residence. Officers stopped to identify the indviduals. During the course of the investigation, Officers came into contact with Tanner Aucoin, Mr. Aucoin attempted to walk away from officers. Officers attempted to detain Mr. Aucoin at which time he began to resist. Aucoin had to physically detained and upon patting the subject down, officers located a pair of Brass Knuckles in his front pants pocket. Aucoin was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.