Morgan City Arrest Report 6-5-2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 44 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 06/04/2018:


Darell J. Gash, 37 years of age, address: Hwy 182 Morgan City, La., arrested on 06/04/2018 @ 12:48 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Trial on 04/23/2018

Darell J. Gash was located and arrested in the area of General McArthur St. on an active arrest warrant held by the 16th Judicial Court. Gash was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.


Bradley S. Williams, 28 years of age, address: Hwy 14 New Iberia, La., arrested on 06/04/2018 @ 1:55 p.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. to Pay Fine on 08/29/2017 (5 counts)

Bradley S. Williams was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court. Williams was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.


Robert Ballance 06052018

Robert J. Ballance, 34 years of age, address: Railroad Ave. Morgan City, La., arrested on 06/05/2018 @ 12:17 a.m.

Charges: Domestic Abuse Battery-Strangulation
Domestic Abuse Battery-Child Endangerment Law

Patrol officers responded to the area of Railroad Ave. in regards to a domestic dispute. Officers arrived when Robert J. Ballance was identified as one of the parties involved. According to reports, Ballance and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation when Ballance allegedly committed a battery on the victim by strangulation. There was also a small child present during the altercation. Ballance was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.