Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 34 calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 02/25/2021:
Landon Acosta, 18 years of age, Marcel Dr. Morgan City, LA was arrested on 02/25/2021 at 10:35 am
Charges: Battery of a Dating Partner
Robert Pierce, 36 years of age, Versen St. Berwick, LA was arrested on 02/25/2021 at 10:35 am
Charges: Simple Battery
Both Acosta and Pierce were arrested after officers got several calls of a fight in the area of Federal Ave on Onstead St. Officers located Acosta and Pierce and learned that Acosta had committed a battery on a subject. Acosta and Pierce then started to fight with each other during which time Acosta armed himself with a weapon and struck Pierce. Both subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.