Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 37 calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 2/17/2020:
Rita Rochelle Noel, 38 years of age, Address-Halsey St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 2/17/2020 at 8:37 A.M.
Warrant: Telephone Harassment
Officers came into contact with Rita Noel on Seventh St. A computer check revealed the Morgan City Police Department held an active warrant for her arrest. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department.
Nathan Griffin IV, 44 years of age, Address-Ena St., Lafayette, La., was arrested on 2/17/2020 at 8:41 A.M.
Charge: Criminal Damage to Property under $1,000.00
Resisting an Officer
Warrant: Failure to Appear
Officers were called to a Seventh St. residence about a person wanting to pick up their belongings. Upon officer’s arrival, they came into contact with Nathan Griffin. Officers learned Griffin had damaged the front door of the residence before police arrived. A warrant check revealed City Court of Morgan City held an active warrant her his arrest. When officers attempted to place Griffin under arrest the fled on foot. Officers were able to detained and arrest him a block away from the scene. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.