Morgan City Arrest Report 6-12-2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 47 calls for service. The following persons were arrested as a result beginning on 06/11/2018:


Marquil Singleton, 18 years of age, address: Laurel St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 06/11/2018 @ 10:40 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: Switched License Plate
Warrant: Resisting an Officer
Warrant: Registration Required
Warrant: No Insurance

Marquil Singleton was located and arrested at the Morgan City Police Department on active arrest warrants held by the Morgan City Police. The warrants stem from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on May 13, 2018, when officers observed a vehicle being operated in the area of Second St. with an expired license plate. A stop was initiated when the operator of the vehicle fled on foot and evaded officers. Singleton was identified during the investigation as the subject who had fled. The vehicle Singleton was operating did not have the required registration and did not have proper insurance as required by Louisiana Law. The investigation continued when warrants were prepared for Singleton’s arrest. Singleton was booked into the Morgan City Jail and incarcerated.


Sindy Martinez, 28 years of age, address: Chennault St. Morgan City, La., arrested on 06/11/2018 @ 11:09 a.m.

Charges: Careless Operation of a Motor Vehicle
No Driver’s License

Patrol officers responded to the area of LA 182 in regards to a crash. Officers arrived when Sindy Martinez was identified as one of the parties involved. According to reports, evidence was uncovered during the investigation placing Martinez at fault during the crash. Martinez was also found not to possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Martinez was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Jail where she was booked and incarcerated.


Samantha R. Jones, 34 years of age, address: Seventh St. Franklin, La., arrested on 06/11/2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

Sidney L. Wainwright, 22 years of age, address: Morgan City, La, arrested on 06/11/2018 @ 1:30 p.m.

Charges: Disturbing the Peace by Fighting

Correction Officers with the Morgan City Police Department responded to the Recreation Yard in regards to a disturbance. When they arrived they observed two inmates identified as Samantha R. Jones and Sidney L. Wainwright involved in a fistic encounter. Both subjects were arrested and booked into the Morgan City Jail.


Kurtis J. Wesley, 34 years of age, address: Railroad Ave. Morgan City, La., arrested on 06/12/2018 @ 4:16 a.m.

Charges: Warrant: F.T.A. for Arraignment on 04/24/2018 (2 counts)(6th Ward)
Warrant: Domestic Abuse Battery (Morgan City Police)
Warrant: F.T.A. for Trial on 04/30/2018 (16th Judicial)
Warrant: Possession of Stolen Things (Patterson Police)

Kurtis J. Wesley was located and arrested in the area of Railroad Ave. on active arrest warrants held by the 6th Ward Morgan City Court, Morgan City Police, 16th Judicial Court, and Patterson Police Department. The warrant from the Morgan City Police stems from an investigation conducted by patrol officers on May 29, 2018, when they responded to the area of Railroad Ave. in regards to a disturbance. According to reports, officers arrived when they learned that Wesley had struck the victim during an altercation. Wesley fled the scene prior to officers arrival. The investigation continued when warrants were prepared for Wesley’s arrest. Wesley was transported to the Morgan City Jail where he was booked and incarcerated.