Morgan City man arrested for allegedly committing battery on an emergency room nurse

Morgan City Police arrested a 54-year-old Morgan City man Tuesday on a warrant of battery and illegal possession of stolen things after an investigation conducted by patrol officers on July 24, 2017, when Nevarez allegedly committed a battery on an Emergency Room Nurse. Nevarez was already in the custody of the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office on other charges, therefore, warrants were prepared for his arrest. The second warrant stems from an investigation conducted by the Morgan City Police Department Detectives Division when Nevarez was arrested on July 30, 2017, by patrol officers. According to reports, Nevarez was found to be in possession of several construction tools. The tools were later reported stolen by the victim out of a residence in the area of Duke St. A warrant was prepared for Nevarez’s arrest. Nevarez was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.  Complete charges are listed below.

Raul O. Nevarez, 54 years of age, address: Mallard St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 08/01/2017 @ 1:10 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Battery of Emergency Room Personnel
Warrant: Illegal Possession of Stolen Things