Berwick Police Chief David Leonard reports the following arrests:
Troy Perez W/M 55, Nassau Dr. Baton Rouge was arrested on Saturday June 6, 2020 at 11:01 PM for
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE II METHAMPHETAMINE
- POSSESSION OF SCHEDULE I MARIJUANA
- POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
- GENERAL SPEED LAW
On Saturday June 6, 2020 at approximately 10:50 PM an officer in the area of LA Hwy. 182, observed a vehicle traveling at a higher rate of speed than the posted speed limit of 45 MPH. A traffic stop was conducted and officers made contact with Perez. During the course of the stop, Perez was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and items of drug paraphernalia. Perez was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he was booked on the charges of Possession of Schedule II CDS Methamphetamine, Possession of Schedule I CDS Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and General Speed Law. Perez is currently incarcerated at the Berwick Jail where he awaits a bond hearing.
Kip Leblanc W/M 22, Talbot Ave. Houma was arrested on Sunday June 7,2020 at 4:11 PM for
- DRIVING WIHLE INTOXICATED FIRST OFFENSE
- IMPROPER LANE USAGE
- GENERAL SPEED LAW
On Sunday June 7,2020 an officer in the area of US Hwy. 90 West observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Once behind the vehicle, the officer observed the vehicle swerve several times almost leaving the roadway. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle and officers made contact with Leblanc. While speaking with Leblanc, officers immediately noticed that Leblanc was impaired on some type of alcohol or drug. Leblanc was asked to perform a series of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests which he agreed to do so and performed poorly on. Leblanc was placed under arrest and transported to the Berwick Police Department where he provided a valid breath sample of .000g% BAC. Urine samples were collected from Leblanc and he was booked on the charges of Driving While Intoxicated First Offense, Improper Lane Usage, and General Speed Law. Leblanc later posted a $3,000.00 bond.