Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 26-calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 4/30/2020
Donte Joven Harris, 24 years of age, Address-Mount St., Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 4/30/2020 at 11:14 P.M.
Charge: Resisting an Officer
Possession of Marijuana (1st Offense)
Obstruction of Justice-Tampering with Evidence
Introduction of Contraband-Penal Institution
Warrant: Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile
Contribituing to the Deliquency of a Juvinile
Morgan City Police Department acting on a tip apprehended Donte J. Harris at a residence in the 1700 block of Federal Ave. Morgan City Police held an active warrant for Felony Carnal Knowledge of a Juvenile and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Juvenile. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department. Once at the Morgan City Police Department, officers discovered suspected marijuana concealed on Harris person. When officers attempted to recover the suspected marijuana, Harris attempted to consume the suspected marijuana and pulled away from officers. Officers were able to recover the suspected marijuana from Harris. He was booked into Morgan City Police Department and incarcerated.