Morgan City Arrest Report 9-6-2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 42 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 09/05/2017:


Stephanie Yaris 09052017

Stephanie Yaris, 32 years of age, address: Will Ave. Greenwell Springs, La., arrested on 09/05/2017 @ 7:29 a.m.

Charges: Possession of SCH II CDS (Methamphetamine)
Possession of SCH IV CDS (Diazepam)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Charles McCullough, 45 years of age, address: Pride Port Hudson Rd. Pride, La., arrested on 09/05/2017 @ 7:29 a.m.

Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Christine Cantrell, 30 years of age, address: Hwy 182 Morgan City, La., arrested on 09/05/2017 @ 7:29 a.m.

Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Warrant: F.T.A. for Drug Court on 07/25/2017

Patrol officers responded to a residence in the area of Fourth St. in regards to a complaint of narcotic activity. According to reports, officers arrived and Stephanie Yaris, Charles McCollough, and Christine Cantrell were identified as suspects in the investigation. Officers located suspected Methamphetamine, Diazepam, and various items of drug paraphernalia. Evidence was uncovered linking the suspected Methamphetamine and Diazepam to Yaris along with evidence linking the trio to the items of drug paraphernalia. It was also found that Cantrell held an active warrant for her arrest through the 16th Judicial Court. Yaris, McCollough, and Cantrell were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where they were charged and incarcerated.


Marlen Agustin, 27 years of age, address: Belanger St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 09/05/2017 @ 2:50 p.m.

Charges: Speeding 28 mph in a 15 mph Zone
No Driver’s License

Patrol officers observed a vehicle in the area of Marguerite St. traveling through the school zone area at 28 mph which was posted at 15 mph due to school zone hours. A stop was initiated and Marlen Agustin was identified as the operator of the vehicle. It was learned that Agustin did not possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Agustin was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Kyle Q. Rhett, 26 years of age, address: General McArthur Morgan City, La., arrested on 09/05/2017 @ 4:17 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 08/29/2017

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