Jun 20, 2014 11:06 AM by PRESS RELEASE
The following persons were arrested by the Morgan City Police Department during the last reporting period beginning 06/19/2014:
Jonathan L. Booth, 36 years of age, Address-Baton Rouge, La. was arrested on 06/19/2014 @ 10:18am
Charges: Attempted False Acquisition of a Controlled Dangerous Substance
Officers were dispatched to a Morgan City pharmacy after employees became suspicious of a subject attempting to acquire a controlled dangerous substance, Roxicodone, with a questionable prescription. Officers arrived and locted the subject, Jonathan Booth. Upon further investgation, it was determined that the subject was attempting to acquire the drug using a fraudulent prescription. Booth was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Melanie A. Francis, 29 years of age, Address-Garber St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/19/2014 @ 10:28am
Charge: Possession of Marijuana; Warrant: St. Mary Sheriffs Office-Failure to Appear-Issuing Worthless Checks
Dantrell I Garrett Jr. , 25 years of age, Address-Victor II Blvd. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/19/2014 @ 10:28am
Charge: Possession of Marijuana (Felony-4th Offense); Speeding 58mph/45mph zone
A patrolling officer observed a speeding vehicle traveling on Highway 182 and clocked the vehicle at 58mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Dantrell Garrett. Garrett was in the accompany of a female, Melanie Francis. During the stop, officers discovered that the subjects were in possession of marijuana, a controlled substance. Officers also determined that the passenger, Francis was wanted on an outstanding warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Department. Both subjects were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where they were booked and incarcerated.
Corey Chapman, 49 years of age, Address-Verdun Lane Franklin, La. was arrested on 06/29/2014 @ 1:50pm
Charge: Simple Burglary; Resisting an Officer
Officers were dispatched to an Oak St. residence regarding a subject, Corey Chapman who had entered onto the property without permission. Officers arrived and observed Chapman run from the residence and enter into a rear building. The subject, Chapman then attempted to remove a table saw through the rear window of the building. Chapman was detained for further investigation and immediately became combative and had to be restrained. According to the victim, Chapman had no permission nor right to enter onto the property nor remove items from the building. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.
Louis A. Bourque, 28 years of age, Address-Port Fourchon, La. was arrested on 06/19/2014 @ 3:05pm
Charge: Warrant: Violation of a Protective Order; Warrant: Telephone Harassment
Louis Bourque was located at the Law Enforcment Center in Centerville, La. and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated on outstanding warrants.
Stephen Bias, 49 years of age, Address-Egle St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 06/20/2014 @ 1:28am
Charge: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Officers patrolling the area of Egle St. in Morgan City during the early morning hours came into contact with a male subject, Stephen Bias. Bias was found to be in possession of a pipe commonly used to consume illegal narcotics on his person. Bias was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department where he was booked and incarcerated.