Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Jacoby Phillips B/M , 24 years old, of Park Rd. Morgan City, was arrested on Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 12:54AM, on the following charges:
- DWI First Offense
- Open Alcohol Container in Vehicle
- Improper Lane Use w/Crash
- No Driver’s License
On Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 12:34AM, officers responded to the intersection of US Hwy 90W at Thorguson Dr. in reference to a crash. Phillips was identified as one of the drivers involved and officers learned that he committed a traffic violation that led to the crash. He was found to not have a driver’s license and there was an open alcohol container inside of his vehicle. Phillips exhibited signs of impairment and performed poorly on Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. Phillips was placed under arrest and transported to a local medical facility where he gave consent for a sample of his blood to be collected. He was later transferred to the Berwick Police Department for booking. He was booked into the Berwick Jail and later posted a bond of $3,250.00.