Morgan City Arrest Report 4-21-2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 38 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result during the last reporting period beginning on 04/20/2017:


Devante Frank, 25 years of age, address: Aucoin St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 04/20/2017 @ 9:54 a.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Driving under Suspension
Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug Free Zone)

Patrol officers responded to a business on LA 182 in regards to an intoxicated subject. Officers arrived and located Devante Frank sleeping in the driver’s seat of the vehicle. Frank was found to be in an intoxicated state. According to reports during the investigation officers located suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Frank admitted to driving the vehicle to the business and his driver’s license was found to be suspended. The area where the incident took place was within a Drug Free Zone. Frank was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Erica Alexander, 34 years of age, address: Guzetta Dr. Marrero, La, arrested on 04/20/2017 @ 11:09 p.m.

Charges: Driving under Suspension
Resisting an Officer by giving False Information
No Turn Signal
Warrant: F.T.A. for Drug Court 04/11/2017 (2 counts)

Patrol officers observed a vehicle in the area of US 90 that failed to signal while negotiating a turn. A stop was initiated and according to reports the operator of the vehicle identified herself as Constance Alexander. The officer was familiar with the female who knew her as Erica Alexander. When confronted with this fact she admitted that her name was Erica Alexander. Alexander was found to have active arrest warrants held by the 16th Judicial Court. Her driver’s license was also found to be suspended. Alexander was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Mark Maulden, 53 years of age, address: Iberia St. Franklin, La, arrested on 04/21/2017 @ 2:57 a.m.

Charges: Driving while Intoxicated 1st Offense
No Turn Signal

Patrol officers observed a vehicle traveling in the area of LA 182 and observed the vehicle negotiate a turn onto US 90 in an erratic manner failing to use its turn signal. A stop was initiated and the operator of the vehicle was identified as Mark Maulden. According to reports the officer detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage when speaking with Maulden. Standardized Field Sobriety Test was conducted in which Maulden performed poorly. Maulden was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail for chemical testing. Upon arriving to the jail Maulden was instructed to submit to the chemical test which he refused. Maulden was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.