Jan 31, 2014 11:59 AM by KATC
The following were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 01/30/2014:
Gary L. Draper, 42 years of age, Address-Brashear Ave. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/30/2014 @ 1:22pm
Charge: Appearing in Public Intoxicated
Gary Draper was located at a Highway 182 business and placed under arrest after he was found in an intoxicated condition, barely able to stand. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Kelton J. Smith, 17 years of age, Address-Murial St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 01/30/2014 @ 5:50pm
Charge: Use of Tabacco in Jail Facility
Smith, who was incarcerated in the Morgan City Jail facility was found to be using tobacco products while incarcerated which is prohibited by city ordinance. He was arrested and booked. He remains incarcerated.
Jeffery A. McCracken, 48 years of age, Address-River Rd. Berwick, La. was arrested on 01/30/2014 @ 10:11pm
Charge: Appearing in Public Intoxicated; Resisting an Officer
Detectives patrolling high crime areas in Morgan City observed a suspicious subject in an area which has been subject to narcotics complaints. Officers approached and identified themselves to investigate. The subject, upon seeing the officers fled on his bicycle. Officers made several attempts to detain the subject but the subject refused to stop and continued to flee. The subject fell from his bicycle during the pursuit and attempted to flee. As offices attempted to subdue McCracken, he continued to resist and was restrained. McCracken, who appeared highly intoxicated was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Richard W. Bates, 59 years of age, Address-Kaplan, La. was arrested on 01/31/2014 @ 2:05am
Charge: Entry on Premisis After being Forbid
Richard Bates was located sleeping inside a Highway 182 construction site and placed under arrest. Officers had previously encountered Bates at that location and had warned him against entering the site. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.