Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 36-calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 5/10/2021.
Kenneth Glenn Evans III, 41 years of age, Address-Bernice St., Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 5/10/2021 at 12:48 P.M.
Distribution of Schedule II CDS- Crack Cocaine
Violation of Uniform CDS Law-Drug Free Zone
Cortez Francois, 25 years of age, Address-Garber St., Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 5/10/2021 at 5:48 P.M.
Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of Certain Felonies
Disturbing the Peace
Possession of Schedule IV CDS-Xanax
Possession of Schedule II CDS-Methamphetamine
Possession of a Firearm in a Firearm Free Zone
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Officers were called to Apple St. for a male subject brandishing a rifle and causing a disturbance. Responding officers located Cortez Francios in the area in possession of a 22. caliber rifle along with suspected Methamphetamine, Xanax, and drug paraphernalia. A computer check revealed Francois was a convicted felon and was prohibited him from possessing a firearm. The area is also a posted drug and firearm zone. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.