Apr 29, 2014 10:59 AM by PRESS RELEASE
The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 04/29/2014:
Jeremy Paul Hebert, 23 years of age, Address-Utah St. Berwick, La. was arrested on 04/28/2014 @ 8:29am
Charge: Warrant: Criminal Damage to Property
Jeremy P. Hebert was located at the Berwick Police Department and placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for the Morgan City Police Department. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Curtis R. Robinson, 42 years of age, Address-Fourth St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 04/28/2014 @ 10:41am
Charge: Appearing in Public Intoxicated, Loud and Abusive Language
Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 400 block of Fourth St. regarding a disturbance. When officers arrived, they were directed to Curtis Robinson who was at the residence yelling and causing a disturbance. The subject could be heard using loud and profane language causing others to gather. The subject, Robinson was found in an intoxicated condition. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Anthony D. Kelly, 29 years of age, Address-James St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 04/28/2014 @ 8:09pm
Charge: No Drivers License; Resisting an Officer; Switched License Plate; No Insurance; No Brake Lights; Warrant-Terrebone Parish: Failure to Appear for Speeding; Warrant-Lafourche Parish-Contempt of Court; Warrant-St. Mary Parish S.O.-Resisting an Officer, Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer with a Firearm
A patrolling officer observed a vehicle near the intersection of Front St. and Brashear Ave. with improper lighting and stopped the vehicle to investigate. The driver, who initially identified himself as Anthony Jones, could not produce a valid drivers license or proof of liability insurance. The vehicle was also found to have an expired license plate which had expired in 2007. During the detention, the subject who continued to act suspicously was identified as Anthony Kelly. He was placed under arrest for the traffic violations and his efforts to conceal his identity from officers with false information. A check on the subject uncovered outstanding warrants in both Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department as well as Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Department. It was also learned that the subject was a wanted person by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department on an outstanding warrant which was the result of an investigation of a shooting involving a Morgan City Police officer which had taken place on December 25, 2013. In that incident, Morgan City Officers were dispatched to a Highway 182 motel to locate a wanted person. The officers came into contact with a vehicle which was allegedly being driven by Anthony Kelly. Kelly attempted to flee the scene in the vehicle and refused officers orders to stop. It is alleged that Kelly, in his attempt to flee produced a handgun and directed it in a threatening manner towards a Morgan City officer who then fired his weapon, striking the vehicle. The vehicle then sped away from the scene. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department was called to investigate the shooting. As a result of the incident, a warrant was obtained for the arrest of Anthony Kelly. Anthony Kelly was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and remains incarcerated with no bond yet set.
Russell J. Richard, 35 years of age, Address-Church Point, La. was arrested on 04/28/2014 @ 11:00pm
Charge: Reckless Operation of a Moving Vehicle
A patrolling officer near the intersection of Highway 182 and Roderick St. observed a vehicle being driven in a reckless manner headed East on Highway 182. The vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed, with it's emergency flashers activated and continued to pass vehicles in a reckless manner during wet road conditions. The officer attempted to catch up to the vehicle and was able to finally able to stop the vehicle as it turned into a Highway 182 lounge near Amelia, La. The driver, Russell Richard was detained with the assistance of St. Mary Parish Deputies and placed under arrest. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Shaunice J. Smith, 22 years of age, Address-Railroad Ave. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 04/28/2014 @ 3:07am
Charge: Warrant: Probation Violation
A patrolling officer located Shaunice Smith in the area of Fifth St. and Freret St. and placed her under arrest on an outstanding warrant for the Morgan City Police Department. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department's jail facility where she was booked and incarcerated.
John Augman, 49 years of age, Address-Baton Rouge, La. was arrested on 04/29/2014 @ 5:15am
Charge: Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended Drivers License; Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon; No License Plate Light
A patrolling officer observed a vehicle being driven in the area of Eleventh St. and Railroad Ave. with improper lighting and stopped the vehicle to investigate. The driver of the vehicle, John Augman was found to be driving the vehicle with a suspended drivers license. The driver, Augman, who is a convicted felon was also found to be in possession of a loaded .38 cal. firearm inside his vehice. The driver, Augman was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
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