Dec 13, 2013 11:53 AM
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 12/12/2013:
1. Donald R. Barber, 34 years of age, Address-Iowa St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 12/12/2013 @ 9:30am
Charge: Warrant: Second Degree Battery; Warrant: Simple Battery
Donald Barber was located at Huntsville Correctional Facility in Texas and arrested on outstanding warrants for the Morgan City Police Department stemming from an incident in 2007 alleging that Barber committed a battery on a female resulting in injuries. Barber was extradited back to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated on the outstanding warrant. He remains incarcerated with a bond of $20,000.00.
2. Ameedah T. Charles, 29 years of age, Address-Second St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 12/12/2013 @ 10:00am
Charge: Warrant: Contempt of Court (2 Counts)
Ameedah Charles was transported to the Morgan City Jail by St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department for incarceration. It was discovered that Charles was also wanted by the
Morgan City Police Department for outstanding warrants. She was booked and incarcerated.
3. Richard W. Bates, 59 years of age, Address-Lee Dr. Patterson, Louisiana was arrested on 12/12/2013 @ 9:06am
Charge: Entry onto Premises after Being Forbid
Richard Bates was located by an off-duty police officer working security at a local supermarket and arrested for returning to the premises after management had banned the subject from the premises due to previous problems with the subject. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
4. Desmond J. Charles, 28 years of age, Address-Oak St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 12/12/2013 @ 7:52pm
Charges: Failure to Signal Turn; No Driver License; Resisting an Officer; Possession of Schedule I CDS-Marijuana (4th Offense); Warrant: Failure to Pay Fine-Improper Lighting; Warrant: Failure to Pay Fine-No Insurance
5. Jamarcus J. Clark, 23 years of age, Address-Orange St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 12/12/2013 @ 10:17pm
Charge: Warrant: Hit&Run; Warrant: Suspended Drivers License; Warrant: Reckless Operation of a Moving Vehicle; Warrant: Expired Registration; Warrant: St. Mary Sheriff's Department-Failure to Register as Sex Offender
A patrolling officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Everette St. and Fifth St. after he observed the driver fail to signal turn. The driver of the vehicle stopped the vehicle at which time the passenger, identified as Jamarcus Clark exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The driver, identified as Desmond Charles was detained and found to be in possession of a Schedule I CDS-Marijuana. Charles was also found to be wanted on several outstanding warrants. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated. The initial search for the passenger, Jamarcus Clark was unsuccessful, however officers later located the passenger at a Brownell Homes residence and placed him under arrest on several outstanding warrants including a warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department and later transferred to LEC in Centerville, La.