Police Reports

Berwick Arrest Report 1-20-2020

Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Hamilton Navy B/M 23, Chitimacha Trail Baldwin was arrested on January 17, 2020 at 4:34 PM for:

  • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
  • SPEEDING 33/20

On January 17, 2020 at approximately 4:26 PM an officer was conducting stationary radar enforcement in the area of River Road. A vehicle was observed traveling 33 MPH in a 20 MPH zone. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and officers made contact with the driver Navy. During the course of the stop, an odor of Marijuana was emitted coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was done at which time Marijuana was located inside the vehicle. Navy was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Possession of Marijuana and Speeding 33/20.
Burkin Dupre W/M 34, Cross Rd. #2 Morgan City was arrested on January 18, 2020 at 9:45 PM for

  • DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
  • CARELESS OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

On January 18, 2020 at approximately 9:20 PM an officer in the area of LA Hwy. 182 observed a vehicle veer off the roadway and later regain control. A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with Dupre. During this time, Dupre showed signs of impairment. Field Sobriety Tests were conducted at which time he performed poorly on. Dupre was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he submitted a breath sample of .000 G% BAC. Dupre submitted to a blood test where the results are pending. Dupre was booked on the charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle.
Juvenile W/M  15, of Berwick was arrested on January 19, 2020 at 5:41 PM for

  • POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA
  • POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

On January 19, 2020 at approximately 4:53 PM, the Berwick Police Department received a complaint of a suspicious subject in a residential area. Upon officers arrival in the area, contact was made with the juvenile. During the course of the investigation, the juvenile was found to be in possession of Marijuana and items of drug Paraphernalia. The juvenile was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Following the booking process, the juvenile was released to a parent.
Stephen Brandt W/M 43, Joshua Reed Dr. Houma was arrested on January 19, 2020 at 9:56 PM for

  • DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED 4th OFFENSE REFUSAL
  • RECKLESS OPERATION OF A MOTOR VEHILCE
  • OPEN CONTAINER

On January 19, 2020 at approximately 9:40 PM Officers of the Berwick Police Department responded to the area of US Hwy. 90 West in reference to a reckless driver. Upon arrival in the area, officers located the vehicle in question. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and contact was made with Brandt. During this time, it was apparent that he was impaired. Field Sobriety tests were conducted at which time he performed poorly on. Brandt was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he refused to submit to a breath test. A warrant was obtained and blood samples were later collected. It was learned that Brandt had been previously convicted for Third Offense DWI charge. Brandt was booked on the charges of Driving While Intoxicated 4th Offense Refusal, Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle, and Open Container.

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