Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests :
Saturday November 6, 2021
Freddie Bonvillain 67 yoa. Fern St. Thibodaux was arrested on November 6, 2021 at 4:25 PM for
WARRANT- CRIMINAL TRESPASSING
On November 6, 2021 Bonvillain entered the Berwick Police Department to speak with an officer regarding an unrelated complaint. During this time a warrants check was conducted and it was learned that he had an active warrant through the Berwick Police Department. Bonvillain was placed under arrest on a warrant for Criminal Trespassing. Bonvillain was released on a summons to appear on court in December.
JUVENILE 12 yoa. Morgan City was arrested on November 6, 2021 at 8:05 PM for
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE I CDS MARIJUANA (UNDER 14 GRAMS)
- ILLEGAL CARRYING OF A WEAPON
On November 6, 2021 at approximately 7:25 PM officers working the Berwick Light House Festival were advised of a fight that took place on the fairgrounds. While gathering information regarding the incident, it was learned that a male subject brandished a firearm during the disturbance and fled on foot. A description of the subject was given to officers at which time a juvenile matching the description was located a short time later. Officers made contact with the juvenile and located an airsoft pistol concealed in his waistband that was portrayed to be a real firearm. During this time the juvenile was also found to be in possession of Marijuana. The juvenile was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Illegal Carrying of a Weapon and Possession of Schedule I Marijuana (Under 14 Grams). The juvenile was then released to a parent pending a court hearing.
Dustin Henagin 38 yoa. Bowman St. Berwick was arrested on November 6, 2021 at 8:29 PM for
- DOMESTIC ABUSE BATTERY BY STRANGULATION
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE II CDS METHAMPHETAMINE
- VIOLATION OF CDS LAW DRUG FREE ZONE
On November 6, 2021 at approximately 8:05 PM the Berwick Police Department received a call of a battery that occurred at a residence on Bowman Street. Officers arrived at the residence and spoke with the complainant and several witnesses who advised that Dustin Henagin attacked a family member and started choking him. Officers met with Henagin and placed him under arrest. During a search of his person, Henagin was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. The residence in which the incident occurred is within 2,000 ft. of a school which is a posted drug free zone. Henagin was transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Domestic Abuse Battery by Strangulation, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Dangerous Substance Methamphetamine, and Violation of CDS Law Drug Free Zone.
Sunday November 7, 2021
Brandon Grant 39 yoa. Johnson Dr. Berwick was arrested on November 7,2021 at 3:36 PM for
- DISTURBING THE PEACE 14TH OFFENSE
JUVENILE 17 yoa. Berwick was arrested on November 7, 2021 at 5:36 PM for
- DISTURBING THE PEACE
- RESISTING AN OFFICER BY FORCE OR VIOLENCE
- BATTERY OF A POLICE OFFICER
- THREATENING A PUBLIC OFFICIAL
- INTERFERING WITH A LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION
On November 7,2021 at approximately 3:31 PM the Berwick Police Department was dispatched to a residence on Johnson Drive for a structure fire. Officers arrived on scene and observed the residence to be fully engulfed in flames. Officers spoke with the homeowners and asked if anybody was inside the residence which they stated no and was upset that the fire department had not arrived on scene yet which they arrived on scene within three minutes of being dispatched. During this time, officers advised the residents that they needed to back away from the scene in order for fire personnel to be able to perform their duties. The residents became irate with officers and refused to part from the area. Officers attempted to speak with Grant who continuously ignored officers’ commands and began cursing and causing a disturbance. Grant was then handcuffed and at that time his juvenile daughter became even more upset and too started to cause a disturbance. Officers attempted to place the juvenile under arrest at which time she began resisting arrest and committed a battery on one of the officers. The juvenile was able to be handcuffed and she began threatening to commit harm to other public officials performing their duties at the scene. The juvenile was transported to the Berwick Police Department where she was booked on the charges of Disturbing the Peace, Resisting an Officer with Force or Violence, Battery of a Police Officer, threatening a Public Official, and Interfering with a Law Enforcement Investigation. Following the booking process, the juvenile was released to a parent pending a court hearing. Grant was arrested on the charge of Disturbing the Peace 14th Offense and was released on a summons to appear in court in December.