Morgan City Arrest Report 3-12-2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 72-hour reporting period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 107 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 03/09/2018: 


Alida W. Vining, 53 years of age, address: Pauline Ct. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/09/2018 @ 10:45 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Arraignment on 12/08/2015
Driving under Suspension

Patrol officers initiated a stop on a vehicle in the area of Freret St. that disregarded a traffic control. Alida W. Vining was identified as the operator of the vehicle. Vining’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension. Vining was also found to hold an active arrest warrant through the 16th Judicial Court. Vining was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Patricia Savoie, 46 years of age, address: Fourth St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/09/2018 @ 1:58 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: Probation Violation
Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 01/18/2018
Warrant: F.T.A. for Trial on 02/08/2018

Patricia Savoie was located and arrested in the area of Fourth St. on active arrest warrants held by the  6th Ward Morgan City Court. Savoie was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Elton J. Pinn, 34 years of age, address: St. Clair St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/09/2018 @ 2:14 p.m.

Charges: Hit and Run
Driving under Suspension
Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
License Plate Required

Patrol officers responded to the area of Railroad Ave. in regards to a crash and one of the vehicles had fled the scene. According to reports, during the investigation Elton J. Pinn was identified as a suspect. Pinn was located in the area of St. Claire St. and evidence was uncovered linking him to the crash. Pinn’s Louisiana Driver’s License was found to be under suspension and the vehicle he was operating did not have a license plate. Pinn was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Elvin A. Midence, 36 years of age, address: Village Ln. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/09/2018 @ 8:06 p.m.

Charges: No Driver’s License
Improper Lane Usage
Possession of an Alcoholic Beverage in a Motor Vehicle

Patrol officers observed a vehicle in the area of LA 182 being operated in an erratic manner. A stop was initiated and Elvin A. Midence was identified. According to reports, Midence was found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Midence was also found to be in possession of an open alcoholic beverage in the vehicle. Midence was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Shawn Ramagos 03122018

Shawn C. Ramagos, 28 years of age, address: Park St. Patterson, La., arrested on 03/10/2018 @ 2:01 a.m.

Charges: Obstruction of Justice
Resisting an Officer
Battery on a Police Officer
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Patrol officers initiated a stop on a vehicle that Shawn C. Ramagos was identified as an occupant. According to reports, the officers detected an odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. During the investigation, Ramagos was observed ingesting suspected marijuana. The officer attempted to retrieved the suspected marijuana which Ramagos resisted officers and bit one of the officers in an attempted to destroy the substance. More suspected marijuana was located in the vehicle along with Drug Paraphernalia. Ramagos was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Roslyn Cortez, 52 years of age, address: Second St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/10/2018 @ 1:15 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 02/20/2018 (2 counts)

Roslyn Cortez was located and arrested in the area of Third St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Cortez was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Carl W. Allen Jr., 26 years of age, address: Wren St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/10/2018 @ 1:52 p.m.

Charges: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 02/15/2018 (4 counts)
F.T.A. for Trial on 02/20/2018 (16th Judicial)

Carl W. Allen Jr. was located and arrested in the area of Wren St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City and 16th Judicial Courts. Allen was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Demarcus Webster 03122018

Demarkus T. Webster, 37 years of age, address: Bayou Black Dr. Gibson, La., arrested on 03/10/2018 @ 2:38 p.m.

Charges: Aggravated Flight from an Officer
Aggravated Obstruction of a Hwy Commerce
Resisting an Officer
Disregard of Traffic Control
Fugitive: Probation and Parole
Warrant: F.T.A. for Revocation Hearing on 09/11/2013

Patrol officers observed a vehicle make a left hand turn onto MLK Blvd. from Allison St. which is prohibited. According to reports, the officer attempted to initiated a stop on the vehicle but the operator failed to stop. The subject fled from officers at speeds more than double the posted speed limit. The subject traveled off the road and around vehicle showing no due regard to public safety. The vehicle stopped in the area of Federal Ave. when the operator fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later and identified as Demarkus T. Webster. Once apprehended Webster resisted officers and he was eventually subdued. Webster was found to hold active arrest warrants through the 16th Judicial Court and Probation and Parole. Webster was also found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Webster as arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Cory Chapman 03122018

Cory A. Chapman, 53 years of age, address: Verdun Ln. Franklin, La., arrested on 03/10/2018 @ 9:00 p.m.

Charges: Aggravated Flight from an Officer
Obstruction of Justice
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Criminal Trespassing
Possession of a Legend Drug (Quetiapine Fumarate)

Patrol officer responded to a local business in the area of LA 182 in regards to a suspicious subject in a vehicle. Officers arrived and upon seeing the officers the subject fled in the vehicle. According to reports, the vehicle traveled at speeds more than double the posted speed limit. The vehicle was operated in a reckless manner into the opposite lane of travel forcing oncoming motorist to leave the roadway. The vehicle eventually stopped in the area of Veterans Blvd. The operator locked the doors and was observed ingesting suspected narcotics. The operator was removed from the vehicle. Cory A. Chapman was identified. Chapman was found to be in possession of Drug Paraphernalia and suspected Quetiapine Fumarate. Chapman was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Eric B. Carter, 27 years of age, address: Mallard St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 2:26 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 01/23/2018
Warrant: Criminal Damage to Property
Warrant: Simple Assault

Eric B. Carter was located and arrested in the area of Mallard St. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court and Morgan City Police. The warrants from the Morgan City Police stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on February 28, 2018 when officers responded to the area of Mallard St. in regards to a disturbance. According to reports, Carter allegedly committed an assault on the victim while damaging property. Carter fled the scene prior to officers arrival. The investigation continued and warrants were prepared for Carter’s arrest. Carter was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Leo Dore, 45 years of age, address: Bush St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 4:43 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace
Resisting an Officer

Patrol officers responded to the area of Bush St. in regards to a disturbance. Officers arrived and Leo Dore was identified. Dore began to use profanity and caused a disturbance. Dore was arrested and resisted officers upon being taken into custody. Dore was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Alessie Landry 03122018

Alessie E. Landry, 33 years of age, address: Verda St. Pierre Part, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 4:52 p.m.

Charges: Theft under $1,000

Anita Lambert 03122018

Anita K. Lambert, 49 years of age, address: Belle River Rid. Pierre Part, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 4:52 p.m.

Charges: Theft under $1,000

Patrol officers responded to a local business in the area of Seventh St. in regards to a shoplifter. Officers arrived when Alessiee E. Landry and Anita K. Lambert were identified. According to reports, Landry and Lambert allegedly took merchandise from the establishment without paying for it. Landry and Lambert were arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where they were booked and incarcerated.


Elaina N. Ashmore, 18 years of age, address: New Horizon Dr. New Iberia, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 8:20 p.m.

Charges: Possession of Marijuana
Improper Lighting

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Federal Ave. without proper lighting. A stop was initiated and Elaina Ashmore was identified as the operator of the vehicle. According to reports, Ashmore was found to be in possession of suspected Marijuana. Ashmore was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Cristian Padilla Bustillo 0318

Cristhian J. Padilla-Bustillo, 20 years of age, address: Mozart Dr. Houma, La., arrested on 03/11/2018 @ 9:13 p.m.

Charges: Unlawful Production of Fraudulent Documents
No Driver’s License

Patrol officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of LA 182 in an erratic manner swerving from lane to lane. A stop was initiated and Cristhian J. Padilla-Bustillo was identified. According to reports, Padilla-Bustillo produced fraudulent documents for identification purposes. Padilla-Bustillo was also found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Padilla-Bustillo was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Deqwavia J. Hall, 31 years of age, address: Versen St. Berwick, La., arrested on 03/12/2018 @ 12:33 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Review on 04/25/2017
Warrant: Probation Violation
Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Probation Fee on 06/11/2017
Fugitive: Probation and Parole

Deqwavia J. Hall was located and arrested in the area of LA 182 on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court and Probation and Parole. Hall was transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.