Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 35 calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 3/17/2020:
Kathleen Ceasar Nero, 55 years of age, Address-Southeast Blvd., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 3/17/2020 at 4:02 P.M.
Charge: Theft under $1,000.00
Access Device Fraud
Stop Sign Violation
Driving Under Suspension
Possession of Sch. II CDS Acetaminophen Hydrocodone
Officers were called to a local business on Brashear Ave. about a theft. Upon the officer’s arrival, they learned from the victim they had left their purse at the business by accident. Officers were able to review security footage from the business and observed an individual pick up the victim’s purse and leave the business. During the investigation, officers were able to identify the individual as Kathleen Ceasar Nero. It was learned after the victim’s purse was stolen the victim’s credit card was utilized. Officers were called by the victim, reporting Kathleen Nero had come to her residence in an attempt to return their purse. When the victim contacted the police, Nero fled the area in a vehicle. Officers were able to stop the vehicle Nero was driving in the area of Clothilde St. and Sixth St for a traffic violation. It was learned Nero attempt to make a purchase with the victim’s credit card. Officers were able to recover the victim’s purse and some of its contents. Nero was placed under arrest. During the arrest, she was found in possession of Acetaminophen Hydrocodone Bitartrate which is a control substance. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Taylor M. Richard, 22 years of age, Address-Willow St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 3/17/2020 at 6:30 P.M.
Charge: Disturbing the Peace
Officers were called to a disturbance on Willow St. Upon officer’s arrival, they identified Taylor M. Richard as the person causing the disturbance. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.