Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
JEANEAUX KENNER 29 B/M Grace St. Morgan City was arrested on January 22, 2021 at 02:26 AM for
- POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY CONVICTED FELON
- TWO HEAD LIGHTS REQUIRED
On January 22, 2021 at approximately 01:40 AM, an officer in the area of Sixth Street observed a vehicle with only one functioning headlight. A traffic stop was conducted and contact was made with Kenner. During the course of the stop, a K-9 was deployed and alerted to the presence of narcotic odor in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted at which time a 9mm handgun was located. A computer check revealed that Kenner had been previously convicted of felony gun and narcotics violations in the past, prohibiting him from possessing a firearm. Kenner was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Two Headlights Required. Kenner remains incarcerated where he awaits a bond.