WEDNESDAY MAY 15, 2019
LESLIE JOHNSON B/M 24 YOA. of Judy Lane Patterson was arrested for,
- POSSESSION WITH INTENT SCHEDULE II CDS METHAMPHETAMINE
- POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
- POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONIES
- POSSESSION OF A FIREARM IN PRESENCE OF CDS
- VIOLATIONS OF CDS IN DRUG FREE ZONE
On Wednesday May 15, 2019 officers with the Berwick Police Dept. investigated a complaint of suspicious activity in the area of Fourth St. in Berwick. Officers conducted a stop on a subject who was identified as Johnson and he was found to be in possession of Methamphetamine. During the course of the investigation officers went to the residence where he was observed leaving and located a firearm in a bag that had been placed there by Johnson. Johnson was placed under arrest and later found to be in possession of more Methamphetamine. It was determined by officers that Johnson had previous Felony convictions and was also in close proximity of an Elementary school at the time of his arrest. Johnson was transported to Berwick P.D. and booked on the charges.
14 year old juvenile of Kidd St. Morgan City was arrested on May 15, 2019 at 9:34 P.M. for
- SIMPLE ROBBERY
On Wednesday May 15, 2019 at approximately 6:11 P.M. Officers with the Berwick Police Dept. responded to a complaint of a stolen firearm. Officers patrolled the area and were able to gather a description of the suspects. The Morgan City Police Department later located two juveniles fitting the description on Ditch Ave. in Morgan City. One of the juveniles was found to be in possession of the firearm that was reported taken from Berwick. Both juveniles were turned over to Berwick Police. A 14 year old juvenile was booked into the Berwick Jail on the charge of Simple Robbery and later released to the custody of his parent. The other juvenile was released to the custody of his parents and was not charged. There were no injuries reported in this incident.