Police Reports

Morgan City Arrest Report 7-6-2020

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 36-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 120-calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 7/3/2020


jerral prestenbach

Jerral Wade Prestenbach, 31 years of age, Address-Martin St., Patterson, LA, was arrested on 7/3/2020 at 6:57 P.M.

Charge: Possession of Synthetic Marijuana (1st Offense)

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 182. A passenger in the vehicle was identified as Jerral W. Prestenbach. He was found in possession of suspected synthetic marijuana. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Meghan Lynn Cheramie, 28 years of age, Address-Park Road, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 7/3/2020 at 8:09 P.M.

Warrant: Failure to Appear

Officers located Meghan L. Cheramie in the area of First St. and Railroad Ave and placed her under arrest on an active warrant held by City Court of Morgan City. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


David Anthony Barnett, 49 years of age, Address-Leaona St., Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 7/4/2020 at 12:51 A.M.

Charge: Hit and Run
Driving under suspension

Officers were called to an address on Highway 182 for an accident. Officers learned the vehicle fled the scene but was able to obtain information on the suspect vehicle. An officer with the Berwick Police Department located the driver and vehicle parked at a business on HWY 182. The driver was identified as David A. Barnett. A computer check revealed Barnett’s driver’s license was under suspension. He placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


layce fletcher

Layce Fletcher, 38 years of age, Address-Federal Ave., Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 2:27 A.M.

Warrant: Proper Equipment Required
View Outward or Inward Through Windshield
Possession of Marijuana (1st Offense)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Warrant: Failure to Appear

Officers came into contact with Layce Fletcher in the area of Highway 182. A warrant check revealed the Morgan City Police Department and the City Court of Morgan City held active warrants for her arrest. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Jey-Lun Francis, 23 years of age, Address-Ciro St., Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 7/4/2020 at 10:50 A.M.

Charge: Remaining after Forbidden
Resisting an Officer

Offices were called to a Franklin St. Address for a disturbance. Upon officer’s arrival, they came into contact with Jey-Lun Francis. Officers learned Francis refused to leave the property. He was placed under arrest. During the arrest, he pulled away from officers. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Bethany Rose White, 23 years of age, Address-Oil Tank Alley, Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 7/4/2020 at 7:24 P.M.

Charge: Expired License Plate
No Moter Vehicle Insurance
Switched License Plate

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Federal Ave. and Brashear Ave. The driver was identified as Bethany R. White. A computer check revealed the vehicle White was driving did not have valid vehicle insurance. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Kelvin Roxel, 19 years of age, Address-Fig St., Morgan City, LA, was arrested on 7/4/2020 at 9:45 P.M.

Charge: Color of Clear Lamps
No Driver’s License

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Highway 182. The driver was identified as Kevin Roxel. A computer check revealed he did not possess a valid driver’s license. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Tala Jerae Johnson, 26 years of age, Address-Main St., Patterson, LA., was arrested on 7/4/2020 at 11:21 P.M.

Charge: Brake Equipment Required
Switched License Plate
Driving under Suspension

Officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Sixth St. The driver was identified as Tala Jerae Johnson. A computer check revealed her driver’s license was under suspension and the license plate on her vehicle was switched. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Amber Yarbrough, 38 years of age, Address-Main St., Patterson, LA, was arrested on 7/5/2020 at 6:31 P.M.

Charge: Violation of a Protective Order

Officers were called to an address on Sixth St. for a violation of a protective order. Officers learned the complainant had an active protective order against Amber Yarbrough. Officers learned Yarbrough came into contact with the complainant. Yarbrough was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Stephen Bias, 55 years of age, Address-Egle St., Morgan City, LA., was arrested on 7/5/2020 at 7:08 P.M.

Warrant: Failure to Appear

Officers were called to an address on Egle St. for a disturbance. Upon the officer’s arrival, they came into contact with Stephen Bias. A warrant check revealed the City Court of Morgan City held an active warrant for his arrest. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Bricelon Lamon Martin, 30 years of age, Address-Chitmacha Trail, Charenton, LA, was arrested on 7/5/2020 at 8:59 P.M.

Warrant: Failure to Appear

Officers came into contact with Bricelon L. Martin in the area of Highway 182. A warrant check revealed the 16th Judicial District Court held an active warrant for his arrest. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.

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