Jul 29, 2014 11:05 AM by PRESS RELEASE
The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 07/28/2014:
Lionel P. Joseph, 24 years of age, Address-Hwy 1 Labadieville,La. was arrested on 07/28/2014 @ 10:45am
Charge: Warrant-Theft over $1,500.00
Detectives with the Morgan City Police Department began in investigation into a theft from a Highway 182 restaurant on May 28, 2014. In that complaint, Lionel Joseph was accused of a theft of money from several deposits for the restaurant as well as electronic equipment consisting of a laptop computer and I Pad device. Detectives issued a warrant for Joseph and he was ultimately located by Kenner Police Department and incarcerated. Lionel Joseph was transferred from Kenner Police Department to the Morgan City Police Department where he was incarcerated with no bond yet set.
Chantal T. Burke, 20 years of age, Address-Patterson, La. was arrested on 07/28/2014 @ 3:42pm
Charge: Warrant: Failure to Pay Fine-Red Light Violation
Chantel Burke was located at the Morgan City Police Department and placed under arrest on an outstanding warrant for the City Court of Morgan City. She was booked and released after posting a cash bond.
Ciara Williams, 26 years of age, Address-Barrow St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 07/28/2014 @ 4:24pm
Charge: Possession of Schedule II CDS-Cocaine with the Intent to Distribute
Detectives with the Narcotics Division of the Morgan City Police Department began an investigation into the sales of illegal narcotics from a Barrow St. residence. In that invesgiation, Ciara Williams was identified as the suspect. Based on information and evidence recovered, investigators secured a search warrant for the residence. Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department, with assistance from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department secured the residence and executed the search warrant. During a search of the residence, detectives recovered a Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance-Crack Cocaine. Ciara Williams was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where she admitted to the distribution of the drug from the residence. Williams was booked and remains incarcerated with a bond of $150,000.00.
Rusty P. Collins, 34 years of age, Address-Highway 182 W. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 07/28/2014 @ 11:00pm
Charge: Warrant: Ascension Parish-Criminal Damage to Property, Simple Battery
Rusty Collins was located by a Morgan City police officer and placed under arrest on outstanding warrants from Ascension Parish authorities. Collins was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and awaits transfer to Ascension Parish.
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