Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Christopher Woods, 29 years old of Eleventh St. Morgan City, was arrested on Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6:37PM, on the following charges:
- Careless Operation with a Crash
- Driving Under Suspension
On Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6:20PM, officers were dispatched to the LA Hwy 182 bridge in reference to a single vehicle crash. Upon arrival, officers met with the driver and identified him as woods. Officers learned that he operated the vehicle in a careless manner, which led to the crash. His driver’s license was also found to be suspended. Following the crash investigation, Woods was placed under arrest and booked into the Berwick Jail. He was released after posting a $302.00 cash bond. Due to the crash, the La Hwy 182 bridge had to be closed for approx. 45 minutes. It was also learned that a passenger in the vehicle fled the scene on foot prior to responding officers arrival. Anyone with information concerning the identity of the passenger please contact Berwick Police Department at 985-384-7710.