Morgan City man arrested for failure to appear for DWI

St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported the following arrests:

—Garrick Stewart, 40, of James Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 11:28 a.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of driving while intoxicated. While investigating a complaint, a deputy made contact with Stewart. Upon conducting a warrants check, the deputy found that Stewart was wanted on the charge. He was taken to the parish jail and held. No bail is set.

—Jesus Emanuel Ramos, 37, of Amelia, was arrested at 12:52 p.m. Monday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to the Cash Magic Casino and Truck Stop on U.S. 90 in Bayou Vista, in reference to a complaint of a theft. Upon arrival, the deputy learned from store personnel that Ramos was observed placing an item in his pants. Ramos then attempted to leave the store without paying for the item, the report stated. He was taken to the parish jail and held. His bail is set at $1,000.

—A juvenile male, 14, of Patterson, was arrested at 4:42 p.m. Monday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at Walmart in Bayou Vista. Upon arrival, the deputy learned from store security personnel that the juvenile male was observed opening and concealing items. The juvenile then attempted to leave the store without paying for the items, the report stated. The 14-year-old was released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings.

—Jonathan Conner, 33, of Saturn Road in Bayou Vista, was arrested at 5:04 p.m. Monday for simple criminal damage to property and on a warrant for failure to appear for a traffic violation. A deputy responded to a complaint of a disturbance at a residence on Saturn Road. Upon arrival, the deputy learned that Conner and a female were engaged in a verbal argument when Conner ran from the residence. During his flight on foot, Conner damaged a fence at a residence on Burke Street, the report stated. The deputy located Conner on Middle Road. Conner was taken to the parish jail and held. He was released on a $1,319.50 bail.

—Jayquan Marquelle Key, 19, of Live Oak Street in Patterson, was arrested at 12:36 p.m. Thursday for simple criminal damage to property. On March 24, the sheriff’s office received a complaint of property damage on Murphy Street in the Patterson area. During the investigation, the deputy discovered that Key had spray painted graffiti on a trailer, the report stated. Key was taken to the parish jail and held. He was released on a $1,000 bail.

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Carlos Alberto Zaragoza, 20, of Roderick Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 1:41 p.m. Thursday on a warrant for two counts of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

Zaragosa was located and placed under arrest at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Allison Street after he was located by detectives.

He was arrested on warrants obtained by detectives as a result of an investigation alleging that the Zaragoza was involved in a relationship with a juvenile, the report stated. He was arrested and taken to jail and held on a $50,000 bail.

—Robinson Aquino Castro, 33, of Patterson, was arrested at 11:09 p.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, improper turning, deposit of license in lieu of security upon arrest and receipt.

Officers responded to a complaint of a vehicle crash at the intersection of Federal and Brashear avenues.

Upon arrival, Castro was identified as the operator of a vehicle involved in the crash. When officers came into contact with Castro, they suspected that he was intoxicated. Castro failed a field sobriety test and was taken to the police department where he submitted to an Intoxilyzer Test with the results being in excess of the legal limit. Castro was taken to jail and held.

—Brenda Hilliard, 61, of Patterson, was arrested at 11:03 a.m. Friday on warrants for expired or no motor vehicle inspection/speeding.

An officer detained a vehicle being driven by Hilliard in regards to a traffic violation. During the investigation, it was learned that police held outstanding warrants for additional traffic violations. Hilliard was taken to the police department and released after posting a $354 bail.

—Charles Anthony Preece, 24, of Berwick, was arrested at 4:42 a.m. Saturday for appearing in public intoxicated and resisting an officer.

Officers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated person at Burger King on La. 182 in Morgan City.

When officers arrived, they located a man who appeared highly intoxicated. The male, Preece, became combative when officers attempted to intervene, the report stated. Preece was physically subdued, arrested and taken to the police department and released after posting a $784 bail.

—Arne Lynet Brewer, 47, of Morgan City, was arrested at 4:34 a.m. Saturday on a warrant for theft more than $500.

An officer came into contact with Brewer at the corner of Everette and Fifth streets in Morgan City while investigating a separate complaint. It was learned that Brewer was wanted by police for theft. Brewer was arrested and taken to jail, and later released after posting a cash bail.

—Carlos Ruis Santos, of Morgan City, was arrested at 8:06 p.m. Saturday for resisting an officer.

Police responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on Roderick Street in Morgan City. Officers located a vehicle which fit the description provided in the complaint. When the officers located the vehicle, which was parked, Santos fled from officers as they attempted to investigate the complaint, the report stated. Santos was apprehended, arrested and taken to jail and held.

—Edwin Calloway, of Morgan City, was arrested at 9:21 p.m. Saturday for no taillights, no driver’s license, and on warrants for a probation violation, failure to pay a fine for shoplifting and failure to pay probation fees.

Calloway was arrested by Morgan City police officers after they observed a vehicle traveling with no taillights. Officers stopped the vehicle and learned of the outstanding warrants. He was taken to jail and held.

—Andres Guerroro-Guerra, of Houston, was arrested at 9:11 a.m. Saturday driving while intoxicated first offense, improper lane usage and no driver’s license.

The Morgan City Police Department received a complaint of a suspected intoxicated driver. The driver of the vehicle was observed operating his vehicle in an erratic manner and was detained, the report stated. The driver, identified as Guerroro-Guerra, failed a field sobriety test administered by officers. He was taken to the police department where he submitted to an Intoxilyzer 5000 test, which he failed with a blood alcohol content of .234 grams-percent. Officers also discovered that he did not possess a valid driver’s license. He was arrested and is being held.

St. Martin Parish Sheriff Ronny Theriot reported the following arrest:

—Cory Pierce, 27 of Glenwood Street in Morgan City, was arrested for illegal possession of stolen things and manufacture and distribution of Schedule IV drug.

Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.

Warrants recalled on man on Most Wanted list

Morgan City police are no longer looking for Richard Elvin Price, who was named in the Most Wanted series. The district attorney’s office recalled the warrants that Price was wanted on, according to police.

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