Aug 5, 2013 10:51 AM by KATC
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 05/02/2013:
1. Vanda T. Barnes, 53 years of age, Address-Egle Street Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/02/2013 @ 9:50am
Charges: Aggravated Assault, Disturbing the Peace, Illegal Carrying of a Weapon
Officers were dispatched to an Egle Street residence regarding a disturbance. Upon officers arrival, the above subject was identified by witnesses as the subject causing the disturbance. It was alleged that the subject, Vanda T. Barnes threatened another subject with a piece of pipe. Barnes was arrested for the disturbance and the assault. Barnes, upon her arrest was found to possess a walking cane which contained a concealed knife. She was additionally charged with
illegal carrying of a weapon. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was incarcerated.
2. Luke Anthony Newcomb, 26 years of age, Address-Legnon St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/03/2013 @ 3:40pm
Charges: Warrant: Failure to Appear for Judgement (Civil Court)
The above subject, Luke Newcomb was located at the Assumption Parish Jail where he was placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in the City Court of Morgan City regarding a civil matter. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
3. Gambino Gonzales Ortiz, 36 years of age, Address-Lake Palourde Rd. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/03/2013 @ 6:09pm
Charges: Obstructing Public Passage, No Drivers License
The Morgan City Police Department received a complaint of a person slumped at the wheel of a vehicle blocking the intersection of Brashear Avenue and Federal Avenue. Officers located the subject, Gambino Ortiz. The subject, Ortiz was checked by medical personnel but advised officers he was just sleepy. It was discovered that Ortiz did not possess a valid drivers license.
He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
4. Timothy K. Meredith, 41 years of age, Address-Aucoin St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/03/2013 @ 7:17pm
Charges: Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated
Officers were dispatched to the area of Aucoin Street in regards to a subject causing a disturbance. Officers located the subject in question, Timothy Meredith who, according to witnesses, was intoxicated and causing a disturbance with residents in the area. Meredith, who according to officers appeared intoxicated was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.