Morgan City Arrest Report 10-10-2017

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 22 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 10/09/2017:


Angela Rhodes 10092017

Angela Rhodes, 48 years of age, address: Tupelo St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 10/09/2017 @ 5:11 a.m.

Charges: Possession of SCH II CDS (Methamphetamine)

Patrol officers responded to a local business in the area of LA 182 in regards to a narcotics complaint. According to reports, Angela Rhodes was one of the subjects involved. Rhodes was found to be in possession of suspected Methamphetamine. Rhodes was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Harmanpreet Kaur, 29 years of age, address: Roderick St. Morgan City, La., arrested on  10/09/2017 3:30 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Over the past several month’s investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division conducted an investigation into the sales of drug paraphernalia from a local business. The items being sold were allegedly being portrayed as being used in the consumption of illicit drugs. During that investigation, Harmanpreet Kaur was developed as a suspect. A warrant was prepared for Kaur’s arrest. Kaur was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department where she was booked and incarcerated into the Morgan City Jail.


Eric W. Robertson, 54 years of age, address: Mallard St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 10/09/2017 @ 3:43 p.m.

Charges: Resisting an Officer

Patrol officers observed a subject acting in a suspicious nature in the area of Mount St. Officers attempted to speak with the subject at which time he fled on foot. The subject was apprehended a short time later. Robertson was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Erica Pederson 10092017
Erica Pederson, 37 years of age, address: Domino St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 10/09/2017 @ 7:04

Charges: Possession of SCH IV CDS (Alprazolam)
Possession of Legend Drug (Buprenorphine)

Patrol officers responded to a local business in the area of Victor II Blvd. in regards to a subject sleeping in a vehicle. Officers arrived and Erica Pederson was identified. According to reports, Pederson was found to be in possession of suspected Alprazolam and Buprenorphine. Pederson was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Mike W. Stelter, 37 years of age, address: Egle St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 10/09/2017 @ 8:12 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Probation Violation

Mike W. Stelter was located and arrested in the area of LA 182 on an active arrest warrant held by the 16th Judicial Court. Stelter was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.