Posted: Jun 13, 2013 7:52 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
The following subjects have been arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 06/12/2013:
*David Lee Martinez, 49 years of age, Address-Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 06/12/2013 @ 9:27am after officers of the Morgan City Police Department received a complaint from a Roderick Street business in regards to a subject who had committed a battery on fellow employee. Officers investigating were advised that the subject, Martinez had committed a battery on another employee and had left the business. Officers located Martinez at his residence and placed Martinez under arrest. David Lee Martinez was arrested, cuffed and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked on the charges of: Simple Battery. He remains incarcerated.
* Dawn A. Pruitt, 39 years of age, Address-Morgan City, Louisiana and Richard A. Price, 45 years of age, also of Morgan City were arrested on 06/13/2013 @ 1:13am after officers received a complaint in regards to drug and prostitution activity at a local motel room.
Officers arrived to investigate and came into contact with Pruitt and Price. Richard Price, during the investigation, confessed to officers that he was approached by the female, Dawn Pruitt . During the encounter, Price admitted to officers that he paid Dawn Pruitt for sex and then became involved in the use of cocaine, a controlled dangerous substance. Officers, during the investigation located suspected crack cocaine and items of paraphernalia inside the room.
Dawn A. Pruitt was arrested, handcuffed and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked on the charges of: Prostitution; Possession of Schedule II CDS-Cocaine; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Richard A. Price was also arrested, handcuffed and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked on the charges of: Solicitation of Prostitution, Possession of Schedule II CDS-Cocaine; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both subjects remain incarcerated.