Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Dwayne T. Roy, W/M 43 years old, of Hebert St. Berwick, was arrested on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 6:47PM, on the following charge:
- Berwick PD Warrant: Violation of Protective Orders
On December 17, 2020, at 6:47PM, officers went to a residence on Hebert St. to locate Roy due to him having an active warrant through the Berwick Police Department. Officers made contact with Roy and placed him under arrest on the warrant. He was booked into the Berwick Jail where he was released after posting a $2,500.00 bond.
Nathanial Paul, B/M 28 years old, of Fifth St. Morgan City, was arrested on Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 9:49PM on the following charges:
- Berwick PD Warrant: Disturbing the Peace
- Berwick PD Warrant: Resisting an Officer by Giving False Information Battery of a Police Officer
- Two Counts of Resisting an Officer with Force or Violence
On December 17, 2020, at 9:40PM, officers observed Paul walking on the walking trail near Sandra St. and knew that he held active warrants through the Berwick Police Department. Officers attempted to place him under arrest but he began fighting the officers, at one point kicking an officer, then he tried fleeing on foot. Officers had to use a taser to subdue Paul and he was taken into custody. He was booked into the Berwick Jail with no bond set.