Berwick Arrest Report 4-5-2023
Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Jonathan Mayea W/M 37 Chestnut Dr. Morgan City was arrested on April 4, 2023 at 10:37 PM for
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE I CDS HEROIN
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE II CDS METHAMPHETAMINE
- POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
- VIOLATION OF CDS LAW DRUG FREE ZONE
On April 4, 2023 at approximately 10:26 PM officers made contact with a vehicle at a closed business. Officers made contact with the driver, Mayea and during the course of the stop, he admitted to having Methamphetamine inside his vehicle. Methamphetamine was located inside the vehicle along with Heroin and items of drug paraphernalia. Mayea was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Possession of Schedule I CDS Heroin, Possession of Schedule II CDS Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Violation of CDS Law Drug Free Zone.
Jim Businelle W/M 63 Carol Rd. Morgan City was arrested on April 5, 2023 at 03:15 AM for
- REDLIGHT VIOLATION
- PROPER EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR BICYCLES
- RESISTING AN OFFICER
On April 5, 2023 at approximately 02:57 AM officers in the area of LA Hwy. 182 observed a male subject on a bicycle traveling on the roadway and disregard a traffic light nearly causing a traffic accident. Officers also observed the cyclist to not have any lights on his bicycle. Officers attempted to stop with the subject regarding the violations however he refused. The subject was identified as Businelle and officers were able to make contact with him and he was placed under arrest. Businelle was transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Redlight Violation, Proper Equipment Required for Bicycles, and Resisting an Officer.