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  • Morgan City Daily Arrest Report 3/19/14

    March 19, 2014 7:56 AM

    The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 03/18/2014: Kelsey L. Francois, 18 years of age, Address-Orange St. Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 03/18/2014 @ 1:44pm Charge: Speeding; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Schedule III CDS-Carisoprodol A... more »
  • Morgan City Daily Arrest Report

    March 7, 2014 9:32 AM

    The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 03/05/2014: Rasheika K. Nash, 21 years of age, Address-Grace St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 03/05/2014 @ 5:10am Charge: Warrant: Simple Battery (2 Counts) Rasheika Nash was booked... more »
  • Morgan City man in jail for obscenity warrant

    February 27, 2014 9:29 AM

    A Morgan City man is in jail after an active warrant for obscenity was discovered. Ryan Dixon, 25, went to the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on a parole violation sanction. During the booking process, it was discovered that Dixon held an active warrant for his arrest. The warrant... more »
  • Morgan City Police Department Arrest Report

    January 17, 2014 9:14 AM

    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... more »
  • Morgan City Police Department Arrest Report

    October 24, 2013 10:09 AM

    The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department. 1. Male Juvenile, Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested @ 1:20pm Charge- Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Simple Burglary, Theft of a Firearm and Theft. On October 22nd, 2013 Morgan City Police began an investigation into a possible... more »
  • Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Underway Play Video

    August 30, 2013 7:16 PM

    One of the state's oldest festivals is underway in Morgan City. The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival kicked off last night and will continue through the Labor Day weekend. For the first time in years, festival goers only have to worry about overeating and getting a sunburn. The last... more »
  • Morgan City Arrest Report 6/13/2013

    June 13, 2013 8:52 AM

    The following subjects have been arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 06/12/2013: *David Lee Martinez, 49 years of age, Address-Morgan City, Louisiana was arrested on 06/12/2013 @ 9:27am after officers of the Morgan City Police Department received a complaint from a... more »
  • One Dead, One Wanted for Questioning in Fatal Shooting

    May 21, 2013 5:28 AM

    A Morgan City man is dead and another is wanted for questioning following a Monday night shooting. The incident took place just after 11:00 P. M. near the corner of Garber Street and Federal Avenue. The victim, Mikke Jay Dauntain, was shot in the head. He was taken to Teche... more »
  • Atchafalaya above flood stage at Morgan City

    April 30, 2013 8:12 AM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Atchafalaya River at Morgan City. The Coast Guard says some tows could be limited. The river was 4.6 feet and rising at Morgan City on Monday. Flood stage is 4 feet. The weather service... more »
  • Cleanup Underway at Old Marine Shale Processors

    March 14, 2013 6:23 PM

    In Saint Mary Parish, hazardous waste removal and demolition is underway at the old Marine Shale Processors site. It's located in Amelia, near Morgan City. Clean up crews have had their equipment in place since early February. Marine Shale Processors took over the site in 1984. At first,... more »
  • Morgan City firefighter to return to work after racist text message

    September 30, 2011 10:38 PM

    The Morgan City Fire Department suspended Captain Andrew Ratcliff in August for sending a racially charged text to his former Chief, Richard Anderson. Next week, Ratcliff returns to the fire department but not without some controversy. Anderson says Ratcliff should have been terminated. "My jaw hit the floor when... more »
  • Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Loses Money After Tropical Storm Lee

    September 5, 2011 6:42 PM

    Over the weekend, the attendance at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival in Morgan City was low, which was an upset for many of the vendors. It's been a big money maker is past years, but this year the economic impact may be worse than Tropical Storm Lee itself. Two... more »
  • Tropical Storm May Hit During Festival

    August 31, 2011 7:46 PM

    A tropical storm may take aim at Morgan City. The owner of Skipper's Sporting Goods says business is great because he sells dozens of festival shirts each year at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival. But, workers are concerned business might not be as good if weather keeps festival-goers away. However,... more »
  • Ecology fest moves from Thibodaux to Morgan City

    August 9, 2011 10:34 AM

    THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program is moving its 15th free celebration of Cajun culture and the environment from a national park in Thibodaux to a park in Morgan City. Executive director Kerry St. Pe told The Courier that the historic spring river flood and opening of... more »
  • Bombs, child porn found in Morgan City daycare

    August 1, 2011 11:29 PM

    On Friday, Morgan City Police found three pipe bombs at a home on Allison Street. Officers charged 17-year-old Thomas Breaux with manufacturing the bombs but he also faces charges of sexual battery of a minor and child porn. And all this, at a home that also served as a day... more »
  • Morgan City finances in the black

    July 4, 2011 10:16 AM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The city returned to a surplus in 2010 after registering deficits in 2008 and 2009, an audit of Morgan City's finances shows. The Daily Review reported the city achieved a surplus of $770,000 in 2010 after deficits of $3.2 million in 2008 and $2.2 million... more »
  • Emergency Dredging Starting in Morgan City

    June 21, 2011 7:34 PM

    Water in the Atchafalya River is going down about two inches a day. Officials said on Tuesday it was six feet and eight inches high, but as the water fades away sediment is becoming more and more apparent. St. Mary Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness Director, Duval Arthur, said "some... more »
  • New Morgan City plant to provide 10 cities' power

    June 15, 2011 10:00 AM

    HOUMA, La. (AP) - An engineering firm has been selected to build a new power plant in Morgan City that will provide power for 10 cities. The Houma Courier reports that Burns and Roe of New Jersey was picked from 11 engineering firms vying for the job to design the... more »
  • Water Over Ten Feet in Morgan City

    May 26, 2011 7:26 PM

    Water is rising three to four inches every day in Morgan City. It's sitting just a little over 10 feet now, and officials are predicting it'll crest at 11 feet by Monday. Resident Becky Michel said, "it's just disheartening when you look over and alligators and pools of fish,... more »
  • Water finds its way into Morgan City homes

    May 25, 2011 11:28 PM

    Leo Vining, like many in Morgan City has his own boat for fishing. But today, it's his way of getting to work. "I'd have never thought," Vining said. "The same road I've used for years and years ever since I got a drivers license, now I'm driving a boat... more »
  • Aqua Dam & HESCO Baskets Installed in Morgan City

    May 17, 2011 1:51 AM

    Near the shores of Lake Palourde in Morgan City, crews are working to give the Siracusaville levee more elevation. On the east side of the levee, members of the Army National Guard are working to install HESCO baskets, that will give the levee a few more feet of protection from... more »
  • Morgan City Residents React to Flood

    May 16, 2011 6:31 PM

    People were looking at the rising waters in the Atchafalaya on top of the seawall on Front Street , each worried about what the flood could do. "I'm kind of worried about the places around here. I don't want them to get ruined," said Patrick Lemoine. "There's going... more »
  • Morgan City Outlines Flood Protection Plans

    May 12, 2011 11:26 PM

    The people of Morgan City filled the town's high school gym Thursday night hoping for more concrete answers about the flood and possible evacuations. Morgan City Mayor Tim Matte outlined a clear plan of the city's flood protection efforts. But even with all of the information, some questions still... more »
  • Jindal Talks Flooding in Morgan City

    May 10, 2011 11:05 AM

    Governor Bobby Jindal made stops all over Acadiana Monday. In Morgan City he made one thing clear - while there are many unknowns about the impending floods - we're in for the long haul. "The Corps has told us many areas may not see water go back to normal... more »
  • Morgan City Preparing for Rising Waters

    May 4, 2011 7:35 PM

    Officials in Morgan City are preparing for what could be the highest water levels since 1973. That year, the city flooded. But, four decades later, the city is now prepared for those rising waters. "You've got to put more water down the Atchafalaya and I can tell you what... more »
  • Franklin v. Morgan City, best parade in St. Mary?

    March 8, 2011 9:27 PM

    The party reached all the way out to St. Mary Parish where the people of Franklin and Morgan City both argue their parade is the best around. Morgan City is known for two things: oil and shrimp. Add Mardi Gras to the mix, and these people say it's the best... more »
  • Morgan City Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

    February 16, 2011 6:46 PM

    Lafayette, La.: United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today the sentencing of Jahmar Kelly, 22, of Morgan City, La. Kelly was sentenced to eight years in prison for each count, to run concurrent, and four years supervised release for each count, to run consecutive. The sentence is a... more »
  • Morgan City man dies in St. Landry Parish crash

    December 6, 2010 10:49 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - State police say a 58-year-old Morgan City man died in a two-vehicle accident in St. Landry Parish. Troopers say Lee Metz was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 49 just north of Opelousas. Investigators say Metz was traveling southbound Sunday when his vehicle crossed the... more »
  • NTSB Releases Cause of Deadly PHI Chopper Crash

    November 29, 2010 1:15 PM

    The National Transportation Safety Board released a final report on a fatal crash involving a transport-category helicopter caused by a bird strike.The crash killed 8 people including two men from Morgan City. The Board said the lack of requirements for bird strike-resistant windshields contributed to the crash, and called... more »
  • Man Arrested While Hiding in Bathroom After Molesting Girl

    November 22, 2010 10:11 AM

    On 11/21/10 at 12:19am MCPD Officers responded to a complaint on Third St. in Morgan City in reference to a male subject reportedly fondling a thirteen year old female. Investigating Officers at the scene learned that the suspect, FONSECA, who is the boyfriend to the mother of the victim, had... more »
  • Morgan City Man Killed in Crash

    November 1, 2010 3:46 PM

    Stephensville- Today, Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on LA 997 in Stephensville. The crash claimed the life of a Morgan City man. According to investigating troopers, on October 31, 2010, at 3:55 p.m., 19-year-old Blake Mayon of Morgan City, LA,... more »
  • Hit and run caught on tape

    September 14, 2010 7:15 PM

    A 60-year-old woman is still recovering after being struck by a car at a Wal-mart parking lot in Bayou Vista. Just after the woman was hit, the driver hit the gas and struck another pedestrian. Then, the driver sped away. It's something you'll only find on KATC.com: video... more »
  • BP invests in Shrimp and Petroleum Fest

    September 4, 2010 8:59 PM

    It's the 75th year for Morgan City's Shrimp and Petroleum Festival but it's been a tough year for both industries. The crisis in the Gulf spurred a rough shrimping season and a drilling moratorium but the cash is flowing at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival and BP is one of... more »
  • Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Begins This Week

    August 30, 2010 12:57 PM

    Morgan City, LA - August 30, 2010- Louisiana's oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate its Diamond Jubilee, 75 years of tradition and family fun, this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival will be held September 2 - 6, 2010 in Morgan City, only 90... more »
  • Lt. Governor extends local invite to President Obama

    August 12, 2010 7:27 PM

    The Shrimp and Petroleum Festival is coming-up Labor Day weekend. Among the new attractions, organizers are trying to construct the world's largest poboy- but that may be overshadowed by a visit from President Obama. It's all speculation at this time- Lt. Governor Scott Angelle extended the invite to his coworker... more »
  • Morgan City Woman Arrested For Leaving Kids in Car

    July 26, 2010 1:03 PM

    Naomi P. Campbell 18 yoa of Morgan City was arrested on 7-24-2010 at 11:55 am for Child Left Unattended in a Motor Vehicle. Deputy was patrolling the Wal-mart parking lot in Bayou Vista, when he was advised by two subjects that they observed two small children left in a vehicle... more »
  • Online Critics Bash Shrimp and Petroleum Fest

    June 21, 2010 7:14 PM

    As the oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, some critics are questioning how one community can celebrate shrimp and petroleum. Some writers are appalled that Morgan City plans to toast both industries this Labor Day. Blogger Claire Walter writes: "The good folks of Morgan City, seemingly equally... more »
  • US Navy Brings Jobs To Morgan City

    April 10, 2010 4:20 PM

    US. Navy Brings Jobs to Morgan City Dozens of Iraqi naval sailors will arrive in St.Mary Parish this month to learn to operate Louisiana built boats intended to defend oil platforms in the Persian Gulf. Swiftships Shipbuilders of Morgan City has been awarded a $180 million contract to build... more »
  • US 90 Morgan City Bridge Lane Closed

    March 25, 2010 11:27 AM

    This is to advise that US 90 Morgan City Bridge (Berwick to Morgan City) on ramp east bound as well as 1 lane on the bridge in St. Mary Parish will be closed for navigation light repairs on Sunday, March 28, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DOTD appreciates... more »
  • Mass Census Worker Testing Centers Planned In Morgan City

    March 16, 2010 1:19 PM

    Need a job? The 2010 Census hiring campaign hits high gear with mass testing sessions for those interested in a temporary position with good weekly pay, mileage reimbursement and flexible hours. The test will be administered on Thursday, March 18, at the Morgan City Recreation Center, 915 Everett Street,... more »
  • Arrest in Dog Shooting Case

    March 16, 2010 12:27 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Berwick after he fatally shot two dogs after one bit him. Chad Barras, of Stephensville, was arrested Monday and charged with discharging a firearm in the city limits, resisting a police officer, illegal... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Arrest Report: February 28, 2010

    February 28, 2010 6:28 PM

    Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Daily Arrest Report February 28, 2010 Name: Allnet, Susan Charge: Acadia Parish Arresting Agency: Scott Pd Address: 200 Blk Mill STR Scott, La Name: Batiste, Herman Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 700 Blk Landry STR Breaux Bridge, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 12:36 PM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 26, 2010. Warrick Dwayne Castille, age 40, Vito St., Lake Charles, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with aggravated second degree battery. Sandra Joyce Antoine, age 28, Joseph St., Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:50 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 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: Donald Byrd Jr. 40 yoa of Terrebonne St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 8:42 AM

    Date: February 26, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Michael E. Dupas Theresa St., Franklin was arrested on 2-25-2010 at 8:54 am on a warrant for Issuing Worthless Checks.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 26, 2010

    February 26, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 26, 2010: Name: Anderson, Brian Charge: Parole (Free Text) Arresting Agency: Probation & Parole Lf (Oas) Address: 300 Blk Grossie DRV Lafayette, La Name: Arceneaux, Tycoby Charge: Home Invasion Arresting Agency: Carencro Pd Address: 100 Blk Huron Carencro, La ... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 10:11 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 25th, 2010. William C. Herpin, age 41, Clarissa Plantation. Opelousas, La.,arrested by leonville PD, no license plate, flight from an officer, expired motor vehicle inspection, ran stop sign, failure to use turn signal, required equipment , driving... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 9:51 AM

    THE FRANKLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO 21 COMPLAINTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS AND MADE THE FOLLOWING ARRESTS: 2-24-2010 @ 10:34 AM, 43, TERRANCE GIBSON - COULEE STREET - BALDWIN, LA WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH THEFT BY SHOPLIFTING. MR. GIBSON WAS PROCESSED AND RELEASED ON A $1,000.00 BOND... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:49 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 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: Dwayne C. Francis 21 yoa of Egle St.,... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 8:09 AM

    Date: February 25, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Mary C. Charles 29 yoa of First St. in Patterson was arrested on 2-24-2010 at 2:00 pm for Theft. St.... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 25, 2010

    February 25, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 25, 2010: Name: Baker, Brandie Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 6800 Blk Parc Brittny E207 BLVD New Orleans, La Name: Benoit, Autumne Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: La State Police Troop I Address: 100 Blk... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:52 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 24, 2010. Ashley Elizabeth Fontenot, age 24, Shady Lane, Port Barre, La., charged with 2 counts of possession of schedule III drugs with intent to distribute, expired driver's license, turning move and required signal, and improper lane... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 10:46 AM

    On February 23, 2010, JUSTIN THOMAS, 25, of Iberia Street - Franklin, was arrested after the Franklin Police Department received a DNA match in reference to a burglary that occurred in 2008 at St. Mary Tire. Officers located Thomas on Iberia Street and he was placed under arrest. At the... more »
  • Coast Guard extinguish offshore fire in Gulf

    February 24, 2010 10:40 AM

    The U.S. Coast Guard has confirmed that a fire offshore early this morning has been extinguished. Officials stationed in Morgan City say the fire started after a vessel struck a pipeline off the south central coast of Louisiana. There are no reports of injuries at this time and the incident... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 8:36 AM

    Date: February 24, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 33 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ricky J. Glynn 46 yoa of Martin Lane, Amelia was arrested on 2-23-2010 at 11:39 am on warrants for Simple... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 24, 2010

    February 24, 2010 7:42 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 24, 2010: Name: Adams, Brett Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1600 Blk Lampman ROA Abbeville, La Name: Antoine, Teesha Charge: Theft Of Goods Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 800 Blk Jolie STR Opelousas, La... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 10:47 AM

    This the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 23, 2010: Geovany Carranza, age 25, Hwy. 35, Opelousas, La., arrested by Louisiana State Police, charged with failure to yield right, unlicensed driver, and operating a vehicle without lawful presence. Goliath Adams, Jr., age 50, McNeese St.,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 9:40 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 16 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/22/2010 @ 8:06 AM, HEITH F. VERRET, 31, of Hwy 182 - Franklin, LA While incarcerated at the Patterson Police Department was processed on warrants dated February 9, 2010, charging him... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Narcotics Task Force arrest: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:42 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 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: Rontreve Goodman 21 yoa of Lawrence St., Morgan... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 7:38 AM

    Date: February 23, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 39 complaints and reports the following arrests: Ana Gonzales 23 yoa of Live Oak St., Baldwin was arrested on 2-22-2010 at 10:01 am on a warrant for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 23, 2010

    February 23, 2010 6:43 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Feb 23, 2010: Name: Aldridge, John Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 100 Blk Hummingbird LAN Lafayette, La Name: Batiste, Todd Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1100 Blk St Charles ST Lafayette, La... more »
  • Lost cell phone leads to pornography arrest

    February 22, 2010 10:43 AM

    On 02/20/10 the Morgan City PD received a complaint from an individual who found a cell phone on the ground at a local business. This individual stated that he looked through some of the information in an attempt to identify the owner and return it, and upon doing so noticed... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:11 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 42 complaints over the past weekend and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:14 PM, JORDAN ALLEN BRYANT, 25, of Elizabeth Street - Welsh, LA was arrested on warrants issued by Jefferson Davis Parish, charging him with Possession of Alprazolam, Possession of Hydrocodone... more »
  • Crowley Police Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 10:08 AM

    The following information is a release for the media regarding information distributed by the Crowley Police Department. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact Chief K.P. Gibson. Crowley Police Department arrest log for February 15, 2010 to February 21, 2010: Name... more »
  • St. Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 8:41 AM

    According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 72 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 96 complaints and reports the following arrests: Shauda C. Williams 23 yoa of St. Joseph Lane, Franklin, Brittney D. Williams 21 yoa of Easy St., Franklin and Brittney N. Mitchell 21 yoa of... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 22, 2010

    February 22, 2010 6:41 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 22, 2010 Name: Carter, Samuel Charge: Warrant/Bench Warrant Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 00000 Blk Homeless Lafayette, La Name: Comeaux, Kip Charge: Theft Charge Arresting Agency: Lafayette Parish Sheriff'S Ofc Address: 1400 Blk South Henry Abbeville, La Name:... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 11:10 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 19, 2010. Ronda Fritz, age 34, Division St., #3, Krotz Springs, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with enticing persons into prostitution. Percy Buddy Stoute, age 51, Hwy. 190, Port Barre, La., charged with... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 9:39 AM

    The Franklin Police Department responded to 17 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: 2/19/2010 @ 4:58 AM, LASANDER TRENT WILLIAMS, 41, of Banner Drive - Franklin, LA was arrested on a warrant issued by Probation & Parole, charging him with Probation Violation. Mr. Williams... more »
  • St. Mary Drug Task Force Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:47 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 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: Lynnis Parker 45 yoa of 182, Franklin was arrested... more »
  • St Mary Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 7:45 AM

    Date: February 19, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 31 complaints and reports the following arrests: Brandon J. Barrilleaux 25 yoa of Teche Dr., Bayou Vista was arrested on 2-18-2010 at 2:01 pm on warrants for... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 6:57 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for Febebruary 19, 2010: Name: Bell, Jesti Charge: Hold For Court Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Marshal Address: 1000 Blk Kaliste Saloom ROA Lafayette, La Name: Blair, James Charge: Prohibited Acts Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Delayhoussaye DRV Lafayette, La... more »
  • Mogan City Residents Not Worried About High Water

    February 18, 2010 7:03 PM

    Diane Martin lives in the Wilmore Home, the oldest house in Morgan City. She's lived there on and off for 20 years. The house is right around the corner from the Freret St. flood wall. "I really don't pay that much attention to it. It doesn't scare... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:06 AM

    This is the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 18, 2010. Garrett C. Lacashio, age 35, Saizan St., Port Barre, La., arrested by Port Barre Police Dept., charged with disturbing the peace by loud and abusive music, possession of marijuana, and a bench warrant. Bernice... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 10:03 AM

    February 18, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 15 complaints over the past 24 hours and made the following arrests: IWC ARRESTS: 2/17/2010 @ 1:40 PM, KEITH A. DAVIS, 25, of Ninth Street - Franklin, LA was issued a summons to appear in... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Drug Task Force Arrests: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:53 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release February 18, 2010 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: ... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Arrest Report: February 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:50 AM

    February 18, 2010 According to Sheriff David Naquin during the last 24 hours the Sheriff's Office responded to 30 complaints and reports the following arrests: Casey S. Gillespie 19 yoa and Starr A. Ashby 33 yoa both of Oscar Rivette, Arnaudville, La. was arrested on 2-17-2010 at... more »
  • 2 Louisiana broadband systems get federal money

    February 18, 2010 7:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The federal government has awarded grants and loans totaling $33.5 million to two Louisiana broadband companies to expand high-speed Internet into rural areas. The money comes from the federal economic stimulus program. Allen's TV Cable, Inc., which serves Morgan City and several other areas, received a... more »
  • Lafayette Sheriff's Arrest Report: Feb. 18, 2010

    February 18, 2010 7:03 AM

    This report contains the daily arrests for February 18, 2010: Name: Adams, Donald Charge: Owi Vehicle Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 400 Blk Stevenson STR Lafayette, La Name: Berotte, Kiesha Charge: Unaut Use Of "Access Card Arresting Agency: Lafayette City Pd Address: 200 Blk Sucre Circle Abbeville,... more »
  • Franklin Police Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:41 AM

    February 17, 2010 PRESS RELEASE The Franklin Police Department responded to 29 complaints over the past 48 hours and made the following arrests: 2/15/2010 @ 9:52 PM, BRYCE JAMES MORVANT, 19, of St. John Street - Franklin, LA was arrested and charged with Disturbing The Peace -... more »
  • St. Landry Sheriff's Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:36 AM

    The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office arrest report for February 17, 2010: James Earl Bartlett, age 33, Miller Rd., Opelousas, La., hold for outside agencies. Stephen James Young, age 20, Feu Follet Rd., Lafayette, La., here for court. Dennis Dwayne Johnson, Jr., age 25, Joyce Dr., Opelousas,... more »
  • Morgan City Arrest Report: February 17, 2010

    February 17, 2010 10:22 AM

    Arrested: 02/15/10 @ 10:09am Location: MCPD; Barbara N. Pollard, 44yoa, Plum St. Patterson Charges: Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$982.85), 2.) Forgery 3.) Identity Theft Warrant: 1.) Bank Fraud (Value-$1002.00) 2.) Forgery 3.)Identity Theft Details: Morgan City Police Department Detectives were investigating complaints from two different local financial... more »
  • Amelia Toddler Dies After Being Run Over

    January 25, 2010 7:49 PM

    A St. Mary Parish 20 month old girl is dead after being run over by an ice cream truck. It happened Saturday afternoon on Village Lane in Amelia. Family members say the ice cream truck comes through that neighborhood often. The victim's grandmother was watching four of her grandchildren who... more »
  • Atchafalaya River Remains At Flood Stage In Morgan City

    January 14, 2010 7:19 PM

    MORGAN CITY, La. (AP) - The Atchafalaya River is already above flood stage at Morgan city, raising worries about spring floods. Mike Lowe of the Army Corps of Engineers' New Orleans District says the corps has been in a flood fight since November. He says that's very early. The Atchafalaya... more »
  • H1N1 program in St. Mary parish

    January 7, 2010 11:50 AM

    St. Mary Parish School Board in partnership with the Office of Public Health will be offering free H1N1 vaccine (nasal or injectable) from 10am to 2pm on January 9th, 2010 at Morgan City High School and January 16th at Franklin High School to anyone 3 yrs and older in the... more »
  • Morgan City Man Arrested For Inappropriate Sexual Act

    December 30, 2009 3:03 PM

    In St. Mary Parish, a Morgan City man is under arrest, accused of committing an inappropriate sexual act on a nursing home resident. Arrested: 12/28/09 @ 4:30pm Location: Lagonda Rd., Bayou Vista Craig J. Carpenter, 34yrs old, Lagonda Rd., Bayou Vista Charges: Warrant Charging- 1.) Simple Battery 2.) Obscenity... more »
  • Morgan City: December 26 shooting suspect arrested

    December 30, 2009 12:42 PM

    Arrested: 12/30/09 @ 2:58pm, Location: Duke St. MC Travis R. Ray, 19yoa, Duke St. MC Charges: Warrant- Aggravated Battery Details: The MCPD has been investigating the shooting of a 21-year-old female, which occurred on December 26, 2009, at approximately 1:00pm, in the Orange St. area of Morgan... more »
  • Morgan City Police Issue Warning To Businesses

    December 15, 2009 3:17 PM

    The Morgan City Police Department is issuing an advisory and also asking for assistance in locating a suspect. The MCPD has had several cases of an unknown suspect committing thefts at local stores by conducting a "Quick Change" scheme. The suspect will pick a busy cashier at various stores... more »
  • Two arrested for drug possession in Bayou Vista

    December 1, 2009 10:33 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Press Release Date: December 1, 2009: 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: ... more »
  • Morgan City Police Arrest Report: November 30, 2009

    November 30, 2009 1:33 PM

    Arrested: 12:35am 11/28/09, Loc: Egle St. MC Terrell E. Poole, 18yoa, Ramos St. MC Charges: 1.) Armed Robbery 2.) Agg. Battery 3.) Illegal Carrying of weapons 4.) Resisting An Officer Arrested: 12:35am 11/28/08, Loc: Terrebone St. MC Travin K. Smith, 19yoa, Lily St. Thibodaux La. Charges: 1.) Armed... more »
  • Franklin man arrested for cultivation of Marijuana

    November 30, 2009 8:35 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Funded by the Louisiana Law Enforcement Commission Through the Evangeline Law Enforcement Commission District Press Release Date: 11-30-09 The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept.,... more »
  • Morgan City Arrest Report: November 25, 2009

    November 25, 2009 12:48 PM

    Arrested: 11/24/09 @ 5:45am Location: Brownell Hms. Apts. MC Willis Junifer, 51yoa, Federal Ave. Morgan City Charges:1.) Unauthorized Entry Of Inhabited Dwelling 2.) Poss. Of Crack Cocaine Details: MCPD Officers responded to a call of a subject breaking into a residence in Brownell Homes. While enroute officers were advised... more »
  • St. Mary Parish teen facing 2 to 30 years hard labor

    November 18, 2009 12:24 PM

    November 17, 2009, Franklin, La- It took a St. Mary Parish jury only 17 minutes to return a guilty verdict against Caleb Guerrero, age 18, of Morgan City for Distribution of Cocaine. Guerrero faces a sentence of 2 to 30 years at hard labor. Guerrero sold cocaine to an undercover... more »
  • St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force Arrests

    November 17, 2009 8:58 AM

    The St. Mary Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, consisting of St. Mary Sheriff Dept., Morgan City Police Dept., Patterson Police Department Franklin Police Dept., Baldwin Police Dept., Berwick Police Dept., and Chitimacha Police Dept., report the following arrests: Jesse Edmond age 22 of 618 J. A. Hernandez St. Franklin, La.... more »
  • Morgan City Man Arrested In Armed Robbery Case

    November 16, 2009 4:29 PM

    A robbery suspect is now in police custody in Morgan City. 36-year-old Wayne Haynes is accused in an armed robbery that happened back in April. A man was robbed of $340 at gun point. Haynes has been booked into the Morgan City jail. Haynes was also wanted on probation and... more »
  • Morgan City Police Arrest Report: November 16, 2009

    November 16, 2009 1:07 PM

    MCPD Release 11/16/2009 Arrested: 11/15/09 @ 5:46pm, Location: Florida St MC Wayne L. Haynes, 36yoa, Garber St. MC Charge: 1.) Warrant: Armed Robbery,& Poss. Of Firearm By Convicted Felon 2.) Resisting An Officer 3.) Warrant-for State Probation and Parole Officers responded to a tip that Haynes was in... more »
  • Racy vehicle at Louisiana aviation history museum

    November 13, 2009 4:01 PM

    Souped-up speedster from the ‘30s lands At Louisiana's aviation history museum There's something new - and very racy - at the Louisiana State Museum's aviation history museum in Patterson, Louisiana. It's the souped-up and streamlined WW-45, one of the fastest and most advanced airplanes of the 1930s. The... more »
  • Morgan City man arrested for in-home counterfeit device

    November 11, 2009 12:56 PM

    The Morgan City Police Department was investigating a complaint of an individual passing counterfeit currency in the Morgan City area. The bills were in $20.00 and $100.00 denominations. Investigators developed 66-year-old Gary Click as a suspect and conducted a search of his home. During the search Investigators located and seized... more »
  • Drug arrest by St. Mary multi-jurisdictional drug task force

    November 10, 2009 8:13 AM

    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: Caleb Guerrero 21 yoa, Amy Morrison 19 yoa both of 112 Ernie's Lane Lot #... more »

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