Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded 28 to calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 01/15/2020:
Efrain Serrano , 51 years of age, Spruce St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 01/14/2020 at 9:05 am
Charges: FTA City Court of Morgan City for Possession of Marijuana
FTA City Court of Morgan City for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Serrano was transported to the St. Mary Parish Jail and booked on warrants from City Court of Morgan City for Failure to Appear.
John Thibodeaux, 33 years of age, Camille Dr., Patterson, LA was arrested on 01/14/2020 at 11:47 am
Charges: Warrant- Theft Under $1000.00
Thibodeaux was arrested after he was stopped by officers who knew of warrants for his arrest. The warrant stemmed from an investigation into a theft of property which Thibodeaux allegedly borrowed and would not return. Thibodeaux was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department.
Juan Tapia, 32 years of age, Rayne Court, Morgan City, LA was arrested on 01/14/2020 at 7:33 pm
Charges: Warrant City Court FTA to Pay Probation Fee( Hit and Run)
Juan Tapia was arrested after a traffic stop on Hwy 182 and officers learned of an outstanding arrest warrant from City Court of Morgan City. Tapia was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.
Kim Jones, 50 years of age, Bayou Black Rd, Gibson, LA was arrested on 01/14/2020 at 8:41 pm
Charges: Driving under suspension
Jones was stopped after an officer confirmed by radar that she was speeding 48 mph in a 30 mph speed zone. During the stop, Jones was found to be driving under suspension. Jones was placed under arrest and transported to Morgan City Police Department for booking.