Jun 30, 2014 10:48 AM
The Following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 06/27/2014:
Kyle Riggins, 17 years of age, Address-Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/27/2014 @ 8:05PM
Charge: Possession of Marijuana
Morgan City Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Federal Ave. near Greenwood St.. Upon speaking to the driver and the passenger, officers detected an odor of burning marijuana. Both Subject were advised of their rights per Miranda at which time Riggins advised officers that he had marijuana in his shoe. Upon checking officers located a clear baggie that contained a green vegetable matter believed to be marijuana. Item was seized for evidence and Riggins was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Danielle Ruth Jones, 28 years of age, Address- Berwick, La. was arrested on 6/27/2014 @ 8:37PM
Charge: Failure to Appear for Driving Under Suspension and Improper Lighting.
Jones was located at the Berwick Police Department. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked an incarcerated.
Jonathan Charles, 32 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/28/2014 @ 03:01AM
Charges: Resisting an Officer, Possession of Crack Cocaine, Obstruction of Justice, Warrant=Failure to Appear for trial on Domestic Abuse Battery, Warrant- Failure to Appear for Criminal Neglect of Family, Warrant- Failure to Appear for Probation Review and a Hold for Probation and Parole.
Morgan City Police came into contact with Charles on Brashear Ave. Upon speaking to him, Charles attempted to give officers a fictitious name. Upon confronting the subject, Charles attempted to run away from officers. Officers were able to catch up to Charles at which time he resisted officers commands to place him into custody. The arresting officer then deployed his Taser striking Charles at which time he was placed under arrest. Upon transporting Charles to the Police Department officers noticed that he began to move around in the back seat in an attempt to hide something. Upon arriving at the Morgan City Police Department a check of the back seat area was done at which time officers located a clear cellophane baggie that contained suspected crack cocaine. While officers were booking Charles it was learned that he was also wanted by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office on warrants. Subject was additionally charged.
Andrel Clark, 23 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/28/2014 @ 9:33 PM
Charges: Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, No Seat Belt
Morgan City Police conducted a traffic stop at Federal Ave near Marshall St in which Clark was a passenger inside of the vehicle. Officers noticed that neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing their seat belts. Upon coming into contact with the passenger, officers smelled a strong odor of suspected burning marijuana emitting from his person. Upon questioning Clark he admitted to officers that he had suspected marijuana in his pocket. Upon checking, officers located a baggie of suspected Marijuana in Clark's right front pants pocket. The suspected marijuana was seized and Clark was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Derrick Walker, 21 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06292014 @ 1:51Am
Charge: Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile
Morgan City Police were dispatched to a residence on Mallard St. in regards to a mother locating her 16 year old juvenile daughter in the residence of Derrick Walker. Upon officers arrival they spoke to the Mother and she informed them that she had noticed that her juvenile daughter was not inside of her residence. The mother went on to state that she came to the Mallard St. residence in an attempt to locate her daughter. In doing so she spoke to Walker and he advised her that the juvenile was upstairs. The juvenile was located and while speaking to her officers learned that she and Walker had engaged in sexual activity. Officers went and spoke to Walker at which time he admitted to inappropriate behavior with the Juvenile. Walker was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Miguel Velazquez, 30 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/30/2014 @ 12:47Am
Charge: Disturbing the Peace.
Morgan City Police were dispatched to the 700 Block of Bush St. in regards to a disturbance. Upon arrival they spoke to a female and she advised that her husband was intoxicated and destroying the residence. Officers went into the residence and noticed that there were items thrown about the floor and holes punched in the door. Officers located Velazquez was in the back yard of the residence. Upon coming into contact with him officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage upon his breath and person. Velazquez was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Aketa Francis, 21 years of age, Address- Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/30/2014 @ 2:17 AM.
Charges: Failure to Appear to Pay Fine for Disturbing the Peace, Warrant- 4 counts of Failure to Appear to pay fine for Contempt of Court, Warrant- Failure to Appear to Pay fine for Simple Battery, and Warrant- Failure to Appear for Trial
Morgan City Police were dispatched to Marguerite St. in regards to a possible theft. Upon arrival officers spoke to Francis and found that she was a wanted person. Francis was placed under arrest on the outstanding warrants and she was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated.
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