Posted: Sep 3, 2013 9:57 AM by KATC, PHOTO: MGN ONLINE
The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 09/01/2013 thru 09/03/2013:
1. Robert Joseph Rhea, 35 years of age, Address-Byhalia, Mississippi was arrested on 09/01/2013 @ 10:13pm
Charges: Illegal Carrying of a Weapon Officers working the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival were advised of a male subject attempting to sell a large knife in the Lawrence Park area. Officers located a subject, identified as Robert Joseph Rhea who fit the description provided. Officers questioned the subject and found him to possess a large fixed blade knife hidden inside his pants. The subject, Rhea was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and remains incarcerated.
I have no photo of Mr. Rhea to provide at this time. The remainder of the Shrimp Festival was relatively quiet and uneventful. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate.