Nov 13, 2013 10:23 AM by KATC
The following person was arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 11/12/2013:
Jared James Leblanc, 30 years of age, Address-Lake Charles, Louisiana was arrested on 11/12/2013 @ 4:19pm
Charge: Reckless Operation of a Moving Vehicle; Resisting an Officer
Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department in an unmarked unit observed a eastbound vehicle traveling into Morgan City being operated in a reckless manner on the Highway 90 bridge in Morgan City. The vehicle was observed traveling in excess of 90 mph on the bridge, swerving from lane to lane. The detectives summoned a marked police unit to assist in stopping the vehicle. The vehicle was stopped on Highway 90 and as detectives and officers were exiting their vehicle, the driver began to drive off. Officers were able to detain the vehicle and observed the driver acting suspiciously inside his vehicle. The driver, identified as Jared Leblanc exited the vehicle and was detained. As officers were securing Leblanc, he began to pull away from officers and had to be physically restrained. He was subdued, arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.