Aug 28, 2013 12:23 PM by KATC
The following person(s) were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 08/27/2013:
1. Donald A. Carrier, 53 years of age, Address-Highway 182 Morgan City was arrested on 08/27/2013 @ 6:30pm
Charge: Theft of Goods Value $21.60
A Morgan City Police Officer working security at a local supermarket watched a subject, later identified as Donald Carrier conceal items and attempt to leave the store without paying for those items. The officer detained the subject.
Donald Carrier was arrested, the items were recovered and he was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and remains incarcerated.
2. Denver Chapman III, 21 years of age, Address-Oak Street Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/27/2013 @ 10:46pm
Charge: Possession of Schedule I CDS-Marijuana; Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile; Resisting an Officer Marcus
Andre White, 20 years of age, Address-Patterson, Louisiana was arrested on 08/27/2013 @ 10:46pm
Charge: Possession of Schedule I CDS-Marijuana 3rd Offense; Contributing to the Delinquency of Juveniles; No Drivers License and License Plate Light Required
An officer patrolling the Wyandotte area of Morgan City detained a vehicle and it's occupants after he observed a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Marcus White. Mr. White could not produce a valid drivers license when asked.
The Morgan City Police Officer also located a male passenger and female juvenile passenger. Officer became suspicious after the male passenger provided officers with a false name. Officers searched the vehicle and located suspected marijuana inside the vehicle. The driver, White and the passenger who's true identity was discovered to be Denver Chapman were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where they were booked and incarcerated. The female juvenile was arrested, booked and released to parents.
3. Leopoldo Morales, 22 years of age, Address-Pasadena, Texas was arrested on 08/27/2013 @ 9:06pm
Charges: Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated; Tail Lamps; No Drivers License; Improper Lane Usage
An officer with the Morgan City Police Department observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner on Highway 182 near Cottonwood Street. The officer stopped the vehicle and detained the driver, identified as Leopoldo Morales. Morales exhibited signs of impairment and was given a field sobriety test which he did poorly on. Morales was also found to be operating a vehicle with no drivers license. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department
where he refused the Intoxilyzer 5000 test. The subject was booked and remains incarcerated.
4. Jerald Wayne Francois, 22 years of age, Address-Everette Street Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 08/27/2013 @ 10:25pm
Charge: Simple Burglary
The Morgan City Police Department received information leading to a subject, identified as Jerald Wayne Francois with regards to a burglary of a Victor II business which was reported to the Morgan City Police Department on August 21, 2013. Road patrol officers located Francois and Detectives responded to investigate. Francois was questioned by Morgan City Police Detectives and as a result of the investigation, Mr. Jerald Wayne Francois was charged in the burglary. Francois was booked into the Morgan City Police Department's jail where he remains pending bond. The investigation is continuing with more arrests expected.
5. Ivory W. Dugar, 25 years of age, Address-Patterson, Louisiana was arrested on 08/28/2013 @ 12:25am
Charges: Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Jamarius J. Dugar, 22 years of age, Address-Patterson, Louisiana was arrested on 08/28/2013 @ 12:27am
Charges: Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Resisting an Officer
Quentin J. Dugar, 23 years of age, Address-Patterson, Louisiana was arrested on 08/28/2013 @ 3:58am.
Charges are: Simple Burglary of an Inhabited Dwelling; Resisting an Officer; Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
The Morgan City Police Department received a complaint of a residential burglary in progress on Headland Street in Morgan City.
Officers arrived in the area and observed several male subjects leaving the scene and attempting to enter a vehicle. Officers watched as the subjects noticed officers and begin to flee on foot. A uniformed officer gave chase and was able to capture the subject, later identified as Jamarius Dugar. Jamarius Dugar began to struggle with officers and was eventually was subdued and placed under arrest. Other uniformed officers began to search the area for suspects and were able to locate a second subject near the area of Eighth Street. That subject, identified as Ivory Dugar was detained by officers. According to witnesses, the subjects kicked in the door of a Headland Street residence while the occupants inside the residence fled to the bathroom for shelter. The subjects were alleged to have taken a cell phone and cash money while inside the residence before leaving. Both Jamarius and Ivory Dugar were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where they were booked and incarcerated. The subject's vehicle was removed from the scene by Bayou Ramos Wrecker Service. At approximately 3:00am, the Morgan City Police Department received information that a suspect in the burglary. Officers proceeded to the location where they were able to locate a third suspect, identified as Quentin Dugar, hiding under a wrecker truck at Bayou Ramos wrecker yard with a hammer in his possession. Officers arrested Quentin Dugar after he was identified as one of the suspects in the burglary. He was also transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was also booked and incarcerated. In the investigation, suspected marijuana was located inside the suspects vehicle as well as in their possession. The subjects were additionally charged. They remain incarcerated with no bond yet set. The investigation is continuing and additional arrests are expected.