Jan 17, 2014 9:14 AM by KATC (Photo courtesy: MGN Online)
1. Errol Johnson, 54 years of age, Address-Belle Rose, Louisiana was arrested on 01/16/2014 @ 11:57am
Charge: Simple Burglary of a Vehicle; Illegal Possession of Stolen Things(Vehicle-Value$8,000); Illegal Possession of Stolen Things under $500.00; Aggravated Flight from an Officer; Unauthorized Entry of a Place of Business; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended Drivers License; Hold for Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office-Warrants: Simple Burglary and Unauthorized Use of an Access Card
On 01/16/2014 the Morgan City Police Department received information from Terrebone Parish to be on the lookout for a male subject approaching females at businesses and staging a gasoline leak near their vehicle. The subject, according to the information would approach the females, pretending to come to their aid and eventually rob the females.
A short time later, the Morgan City Police Department received a complaint at a drug store located on Brashear Avenue which described a black male subject who approached a female, alleging a gasoline leak and asking for the vehicle keys. Officer were provided a description of the suspect and a vehicle which the suspect was driving. As officers searched the area and began to search for the suspect, Terrebone Parish Sheriff's Office was contacted and more information was relayed regarding the bulletin and possible suspects. Patrolling officers encountered a vehicle and driver which fit the description provided in the bulletin, however, the suspect, upon seeing officers, immediately fled in the vehicle leading officers on a vehicle pursuit. The suspect eventually pulled his vehicle to a Highway 182 business, exited his vehicle and attempted to flee on foot into the businesses warehouse. Officers gave pursuit and were able to apprehend the suspect, identified as Errol Johnson inside the warehouse. Johnson was found to possess credit cards in his possession which did not belong to him along with items of drug paraphernalia.
As officers secured the scene, they learned of a vehicle burglary which occurred at a Brashear Ave. supermarket. The officers recovered items which Johnson attempted to discard during the pursuit which was allegedly taken in that burglary.
Errol Johnson, who was found to be operating a vehicle with a Suspended Drivers License was found to be driving a stolen vehicle from Lafayette, La. during the pursuit. It was recovered.
Errol Johnson was arrested, and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was questioned by Detectives of the Morgan City Police Department as well as Terrebone and St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department. Based on those interviews and other evidence obtained, additional charges may follow. The suspect was booked into the Morgan City Jail Facility where he remains incarcerated. Terrebone Parish Authorities have placed a hold on additional warrants for Simple Burglary and Unauthorized Use of an Access Card related to incidents in that jurisdiction. If anyone has any information regarding this subject, Errol Johnson, or any other crime, please contact the Morgan City Police Department @ 985-380-4605 or your local law enforcement agency.
2. Nicole M. Hillebrandt, 35 years of age, Address-Mallard St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/16/2014 @ 6:58pm
Charge: Operating a Vehicle with a Suspended Drivers License; Stop Light Violation
A patrolling officer detained the driver of a vehicle on Highway 182 and Florence St. after the vehicle failed to negotiate a stop light. The driver, Nicole Hillebrandt was found to be operating a vehicle with a suspended drivers license and was arrested. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated.