Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 38 calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 12/03/2020:
Eric Gaskins, 49 years of age, Apple St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 12/3/2020 at 3:07 pm
Charges: Direct Contempt of Court
Gaskins was arrested in City Court of Morgan City after he caused a disturbance with courtroom employees during court. Gaskins was placed under arrest and booked into the Morgan City Police Department Jail.
Joseph Acosta, 28 years of age, Grove St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 12/3/2020 at 6:44 pm
Charges: Warrant FTA to pay fine-Driving under suspension
Warrant FTA to pay fine-Contempt of Court
Officers saw Acosta in the area of Onstead St. and made contact with him. Acosta was advised that he had outstanding warrants for his arrest. Acosta was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.
Thomas Remedies, 27 years of age, Second St. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 12/03/2020 at 10:24 pm
Charges: Resisting an officer
Possession of Synthetic Marijuana 1st
Possession of Sch II(Methamphetamine)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Violation of Uniform CDS Law(Drug-free Zone)
Officers were called to a Belanger St. residence due to a subject using illegal narcotics. Officers made contact with Thomas Remedies was they could see was under the of some type of illegal substance. Officer had to physically restrain Remedies. Officers were able to locate suspected methamphetamine along with synthetic marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Remedies was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police department for booking.
Danny Teat, 55 years of age, Spanish Oak Dr. Baton Rouge, LA was arrested on 12/04/2020 at 2:34 am
Charges: Driving under suspension
An officer in the area of Hwy 182 saw a vehicle with no license plate displayed. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver identified as Danny Teat. Teat was found to be driving a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license and no insurance. Officers learned that the license plate had been taken off the vehicle by another law enforcement agency. Teat was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.