Morgan City Arrest Report 5-16-2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 45 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result during the last reporting period beginning on 05/15/2017:


Gilbert C. Howard, 47 years of age, address: Youngs Rd. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/15/2017 @ 12:29 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Aggravated Assault (2 counts)
Warrant: Simple Battery

Gilbert C. Howard was located and arrested in the area of Youngs Rd. on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on May 5, 2017 when officers responded to the area of Youngs Rd. in regards to a disturbance. Officers arrived and Gilbert C. Howard was identified as a suspect and had left the scene. According to reports Howard allegedly attempted to strike the victim with a weapon. The victim also alleges that Howard committed a battery on them. An arrest warrant was prepared for Howard’s arrest.  Howard was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Christopher Sylvester, 21 years of age, address: Short St. Morgan City, La, arrested on 05/15/2017 @ 6:00 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Arraignment on 04/25/2017
Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 04/25/2017 (2 counts)

Christopher Sylvester was located and arrested in the area of Everett St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Sylvester was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.