Morgan City Arrest Report 1-11-2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 20 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 01/10/2018:


Duane K. Shaffer, 53 years of age, address: Maryland St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 1:33 a.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated

Patrol officers responded to a residence on Maryland St. in regards to a disturbance. Officers arrived and Duane K. Shaffer was identified as one of the subjects involved. According to reports, Shaffer was found to be in an intoxicated state. Shaffer was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Benjamin Cheramie 01102018

 

Benjamin Cheramie, 47 years of age, address: Franklin St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 7:36 p.m.

Charges: Unauthorized Entry of an Inhabited Dwelling
Resisting an Officer

Patrol officers responded to a residence in the area of Fig St. in regards to an unknown subject inside of the residence. Officers arrived and according to reports, when the victim awoke they found a male subject sleeping on their sofa. Officers located Benjamin Cheramie in the residence. Cheramie was arrested and when being taken into custody resisted officers. Cheramie was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Brad J. Derouen, 27 years of age, address: South Road Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 3:43 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Probation Violation

Brad J. Derouen was located and arrested at the Patterson Police Department on an active arrest warrant held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Derouen was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Colbianta F. Spain, 17 years of age, address: Chennault St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 4:27 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

Shuna Robertson 01102018

 

Shuna Robertson, 28 years of age, address: Patton St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 4:27 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting
Warrant: Theft $1,000 to $5,000
Warrant: Criminal Damage to Property

Patrol officers responded to a residence in the area of Patton St. in regards to a disturbance. Officers arrived and Colbianta F. Spain and Shuna Robertson were identified as being involved. According to reports, Spain and Robertson were involved in a fistic encounter. Robertson was found to hold active arrest warrants through the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on December 22, 2017, when officers responded to a residence in the area of Eleventh St. in regards to a theft. Reports indicate that Robertson allegedly took items valued at $1,314.00 dollars belonging to the victim. Robertson also allegedly damaged property belonging to the victim. The investigation continued and warrants were prepared for Robertson’s arrest. Spain and Robertson were transported to the Morgan City Jail where they were booked and incarcerated.


Wedell Charles, 66 years of age, address: Everett St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 12:57 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana
Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug-Free Zone)

Jerry Charles 01102018

 

Jerry Charles Jr., 52 years of age, address: Mike Dr. Patterson, La., arrested on 01/10/2018 @ 12:57 p.m.

Charges: Distribution of Marijuana
Violation of Uniform CDS Law (Drug-Free Zone)
Transaction involving Proceeds from Drug Activity

Patrol officers observed two male subjects conduct a hand to hand transaction in the area Fifth St. According to reports, officers came in contact with the subjects at which time Wedell Charles and Jerry Charles Jr. were identified. Wedell Charles admitted to purchasing marijuana from Jerry Charles Jr. The suspected marijuana was recovered from Wedell Charles. Jerry Charles was found to be in possession of U.S. Currency that is believed to be derived from illicit sales of narcotics. The area where this incident had taken place was within a Drug-Free Zone. Wedell Charles and Jerry Charles Jr. were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where they were booked and incarcerated.


Ashley Bourgois 01112018

 

Ashley Bourgois, 31 years of age, address: Three B’s Ln. Patterson, La., arrested on 01/11/2018 @ 5:21 a.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace Intoxicated
Obscenity

Patrol officers responded to the area of Allison St. in regards to a suspicious subject. Officers arrived and Ashley Bourgois was identified. Bourgois was found to be in an intoxicated state. According to reports, Bourgois exposed herself and made sexual advances towards the officer. Bourgois was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.