May 4, 2012 8:08 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept.., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept.. report the following arrests:
Danny P. Freia Jr. 25 yoa of 410 Catherine St. # 2, Patterson was arrested on 5-3-2012 at 5:47 pm for Possession of Oxycodone and a warrant for Failure to Appear on the charge of Improper Lane Usage. Agents were patrolling the Federal Ave. in Morgan City when they conducted a traffic stop on suspect vehicle for crossing the yellow line. During investigation Agents located an Oxycodone pill in the vehicle. After investigation suspect was placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.
Misty A. Rhodes 31 yoa of 140 Mill Road # 28, Patterson and Travis L. Johnson 36 yoa of 714 ½ Utah St., Berwick were arrested on 5-3-2012 at 6:33 pm for Possession of Loritab with Intent to Distribute and Johnson also being charged with Distribution of Oxycodone, Possession of Codiene, Improper Lane Usage, Battery On a Police Officer and four counts of Resisting an Officer. Agents of the Narcotics Task Force observed a narcotics transaction between Johnson and another subject in the Berwick area. Agents then followed suspect and observed suspect cross the fog line onto the shoulder of the roadway, with Agents conducting a traffic stop. Upon Agents attempting to detain suspect he began resisting and fighting with Agents. Suspect was taken into custody and during the course of the investigation Agents located liquid codeine and loritab pills. After investigation suspects were placed under arrest and booked into the parish jail with no bond at this time.