CRIME & SAFETY
Weekly Safety Report: Battery, Assault Arrests, and Shooting Incident in Morgan City, Louisiana
This week in Morgan City, Louisiana, there were several incidents reported involving assault, battery, and fighting charges. Additionally, there was an arrest related to a shooting that occurred on November 15. The Morgan City Police Department responded to a total of 88 calls for service during the 48-hour reporting period.
Local Patterson Resident Arrested for Aggravated Assault at Amelia Retail Store
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish announced the arrest of Trendon Demond Short, a 37-year-old Patterson resident, on felony aggravated assault charges. The charges are related to an incident at an Amelia retail store where Short is accused of threatening another person with a firearm. Deputies interviewed Short, the alleged victim, and store employees at the scene.
St. Mary Parish Jury Duty Scam
It’s the holiday season. That, unfortunately, brings peak scamming season, too. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a jury duty scam. Citizens have received phone calls from individuals representing themselves as employees of the Shriff Department, and telling the potential victim they missed their court date for jury duty. The scammer goes on to say the individual owes a fine, as much as $1,200 to $1,800. Public information officer David Spencer says no one from the Sheriff Department will call demanding money. If you owe money for a ticket, back taxes, or any other fee, you can pay online or in person. If you receive such a call, you’re asked to report it to the Sheriff Department. They can be reached at (985) 384- 1622.
Two arrests locally on firearm assault charges
Morgan City police and Assumption deputies reported arrests Wednesday on charges of assault with a firearm. --Trendon Demond Short, 37, LeDoux Street, Patterson, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of aggravated assault with a firearm. The charges resulted from an incident at an Amelia retail outlet early Wednesday morning. Uniformed...
Napoleonville Residents Arrested in Major Drug Bust: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office Investigation
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish has announced the arrest of Jabari Qunell Lize Landry and Tramari Awan Triplett, both 21, on several felony charges. The arrests were part of a narcotics investigation in Napoleonville, Louisiana. Landry and Triplett were implicated in the case after a parish-wide investigation.
Battery, assault arrests reported; juvenile detained in Franklin shooting
Morgan City and Franklin police and St. Mary deputies arrested five people on assault, battery or fighting charges Monday and Tuesday. Franklin police also reported the latest in a series of arrests related to a Nov. 15 shooting. Morgan City. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that over the last 48-hour...
Donaldsonville Residents Arrested Following Suspicious Vehicle and Drug Violations Investigation
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish has announced the arrest of Kaitlin Alida Chedotal, 28, and Jared McKinley Gros Simoneaux, 30, both from Donaldsonville, LA. The arrests followed an investigation into a suspicious vehicle. Late Tuesday evening, a deputy noticed a stationary vehicle on LA 1008. When the deputy approached, the vehicle drove away and was later stopped near LA 1 on LA 402.
Deputy receives incentive check
St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Tre' Bowie, left, recently received a $5,000 check from Sheriff-elect Gary Driskell. The money comes through a state law authorizing an incentive for new law enforcement officers who meet certain criteria, according to Lt. Col. John Kahl. Bowie, an Air Force veteran, joined the Sheriff's Office in July. He completed his field training and is now part of the Uniform Patrol Division, awaiting entry into the St. Mary Paris Regional Training Academy in the spring.
Morgan City police radio logs for Dec. 1-6
The following are the radio dispatch logs from the Morgan City Police Department. To report unlawful or suspicious activity, call the Police Department at 985-380-4605. 6:23 a.m. U.S. 90 East; Stalled vehicle. 6:37 a.m. Willow Street; Patrol. 6:55 a.m. 1000 block of La. 70; Medical. 8:37 a.m. 200 block of...
Battery, drug arrests reported by local police
Morgan City police and St. Mary deputies made arrests on battery charges over the weekend, while Morgan City and Assumption authorities also reported drug arrests:. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 133 calls for service over the last 72- hour reporting period and made these arrests:
Rayne Resident Arrested on Drug Charges after Traffic Stop in Assumption Parish
Christopher P. Dyson, 51, from Rayne, LA, was detained on drug-related felony charges after a traffic stop in Bayou L’Ourse, Assumption Parish. Sheriff Leland Falcon stated that a narcotics officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Dyson was identified as the driver, and the officer detected a strong marijuana odor from the car.
Weekly Safety Report: Quiet Day with Theft Arrest in Morgan City, Louisiana
The incidents reported in Morgan City, Louisiana this week were relatively calm, with only two arrests made for theft and stolen property charges. The St. Mary Sheriff's Office responded to a total of 34 complaints during the 24-hour reporting period.
Two arrests reported on reckless operation charges
Morgan City police and St. Mary deputies reported arrests Thursday on reckless operation charges. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 51 calls for service over the last 24-hour reporting period and made these arrests:. --Malcolm Ted Watkins Jr., 28, Short Street, Morgan City,...
Morgan City police make arrests on burglary, drug charges
Morgan City police reported arrests on burglary and drug possession charges. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 40 calls for service over the last 24-hour reporting period and made these arrests:. --Shannon Gail Wright, 33, Pecan Street, Morgan City, was arrested at 7:13...
Drug, weapon arrests reported by local authorities
Morgan City and Assumption Parish reported arrests on drug charges this week, while Franklin police detained a man on weapons charges. Chief Chad M. Adams reported that the Morgan City Police Department responded to 53 calls for service over the last 24-hour reporting period and made these arrests:. --Randy Lee...
Bayou L’Ourse Resident Arrested on Drug Charges Following Traffic Incident on LA 662
Brett Andrew Guillory, Jr., a 26-year-old from Bayou L’Ourse, LA, was arrested on drug charges after a traffic incident. The incident took place on LA 662 near Patureau Drive. A patrol deputy noticed a vehicle blocking traffic. The unoccupied vehicle, which was locked, contained suspected drug paraphernalia.
Theft arrest reported by St. Mary deputies
Morgan City police and St. Mary deputies reported a quiet day on Monday, with only two arrests, one on theft and stolen property charges. Sheriff Blaise Smith reported that over the last 24-hour reporting period, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 34 complaints and made this arrest:. --Phillip Andrew Randolph,...
Marijuana, weapon charge follow Bayou L'Ourse-area arrest
Assumption deputies reported a Bayou L'Ourse-area arrest on drug and gun charges, while St. Mary deputies and Franklin police made arrests on unauthorized entry charges. --Roshawn Lamarr Lewis, 33, Cedarwood Drive, New Iberia, was arrested Saturday charges of felon in possession of a firearm and possession of marijuana. The arrest...
Local Woman Arrested on Theft Charges Following Traffic Stop in Bayou L’Ourse
Sheriff Leland Falcon of Assumption Parish reported the arrest of 23-year-old Nakia Valerie Anderson from Morgan City, LA. The arrest followed a traffic stop in Bayou L’Ourse due to a traffic violation.
Hit and run, DWI, resisting charges among holiday weekend arrests
Arrests by St. Mary law enforcement agencies over the holiday weekend included charges of hit and run, drunken driving and flight from an officer. --Samantha Jolene Landreneau, 31, Morgan City, was arrested at 9:04 p.m. Saturday on charges of driving while intoxicated (child endangerment), aggravated obstruction of highway, three counts of resisting arrest or officer, no child restraint, simple battery, disturbing the peace (intoxicated), hit and run, and self-mutilation by a prisoner.