Jul 18, 2014 10:57 AM by PRESS RELEASE
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 07/17/2014:
Myles A. Morgan, 26 years of age, Address-Front St. Morgan City, La. was arrested 07/17/2014 @ 4:50am
Charge: Disturbing the Peace Alarming the Public; Probation Violation
Officers received a complaint of a disturbance at Teche Regional Hospital and arrived to investigate. Officers located a male subject, Myles Morgan who according to medical staff, came into the facility for treatment, then refused. They advised that the subject then began to cause a disturbance by beating on doors and yelling. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked. At 2:00pm, the subject Myles was additionally booked for Probation Violation after appearing in court. He remains incarcerated.
Sonia A. Webb, 51 years of age, Address-Berwick, La. was arrested on 07/17/2014 @ 11:54am
Charge: Warrant: Telephone Harassment
Sonia Webb was located at a Highway 182 restaurant and placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for the Morgan City Police Department. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated. She was released after posting a cash bond.
Ora L. Garner, 62 years of age, Address-Lawrence St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 07/17/2014 @ 11:33pm
Charge: Possession of Cocaine; Illegal Use of a Controlled Drug in the Presence of Persons under the Age of 17 years
Michael Francois Jr., 23 years of age, Address-Lawrence St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 07/17/2014 @ 10:39pm
Charge: Possession of Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute; Possession of Schedule I CDS-Marijuana (2nd Offense); Possession of Schedule I CDS-(Synthetic Marijuana); Possession of Schedule IV CDS-Xanax; Possession of Schedule III CDS-Hydrocodone; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Illegal Use of Controlled Drug in the Presence of Persons under the Age of 17; Public Intimidation; Resisting an Officer; Hold for Probation and Parole
Detectives with the Narcotics Division began an investigation into the sales of illegal narcotics from a Lawrence Street address and as a result, secured a search warrant for the residence. Narcotics Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department with the assistance of officers from both the Louisiana State Police as well as the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department executed the warrant. Investigators located Michael Francois Jr. and a female Ora Garner along with others, including two juveniles ages 9 and 5 inside the residence. During the subsequent search of the residence, investigators located powder cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, Hydrocodone, Xanax and items of drug paraphernalia. The subjects located were questioned and as a result of the evidence and statements gathered, both Michael Francois Jr. and Ora Gerner were arrested and charged. The subject, Michael Francois Jr., after learning of his pending arrest, became unruly. The subject began to threaten officers present and advising the officers that he would not go to jail. He made threats that he would have to be killed or he would kill someone. As officers began to escort Francois from the residence, he began to strike his head repeatedly against a wall, then breaking free from the officer, the subject smashed into a toilet in the residence causing a minor injury to the subject. The subject became combative and was restrained in an effort to prevent further injuries. As he was escorted to the police unit, he continued to be uncooperative. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where the subject refused any medical treatment. The subject had to be placed in a holding cell due to his combative nature and to be monitored. The investigation is continuing. Both Michael Francois Jr. and Ora Garner remain incarcerated with no bond yet set.