Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 51-calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 12/28/2020
Ashton K. Ainsworth, 30 years of age, Address-Highway 182, Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 12/28/2020 at 11:46 P.M.
Resisting an Officer
Possession of Schedule II CDS-Methamphetamine
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Failure to Appear to Pay Fine (2 Counts)
Officers were called to an address on Highway 182 for a disturbance. Upon the officer’s arrival, they learned Ashton K. Ainsworth was involved in the disturbance. While officers were speaking to him, they observed Ainsworth discard items from his hand. Officer was able to recover the items and discovered the items were suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. During the arrest, he pulled away from the arresting officer but was eventually handcuffed. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Kathleen Heard, 28 years of age, Address-Highway 182, Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 12/28/2020 at 3:15 P.M.
Failure to Appear for Arraignment (2 Counts)
Kathleen Heard turned herself into the Morgan City Police Department for warrants held by the City Court of Morgan City. She was booked and incarcerated at the Morgan City Police Department.
Ashton Allen, 29 years of age, Address- Ehrlich St., Berwick, LA., was arrested on 12/28/2020 at 7:54 P.M.
Stop Sign Violation
Turning Movements and Required Signals
Operating Vehicle with a Suspended Driver’s License
Possession of Schedule I CDS-Marijuana
A K-9 Officer on patrol observed a traffic violation in the area of Second St. and Belanger St. Officers conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Ashton Allen. During the traffic stop, the officer deployed K-9 Lady around the exterior of the vehicle. K-9 Lady gave a positive indication of the presence of illegal narcotics inside the vehicle. Officers located suspected marijuana in the vehicle. Allen was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department.