On May 02, 2018 investigators with the Morgan City Police Department Detective’s Division began an investigation in regards to the potential theft of funds from a local bank in the Morgan City Area. According to reports, the bank teller had not reported for work when administrators began to check her cash drawer. Bank administrators discovered that all of the US Currency had been damaged within the drawer. Stephanie Williams was identified as a suspect during the investigation. Bank administrators were able to verify that a large sum of US Currency was missing from Williams’ bank drawer. The investigation continued and warrants were prepared for Williams’ arrest. Information was developed that Williams had fled to the Long Beach, California Area. Investigators with the Morgan City Police Department corresponded with investigators from the Long Beach Police Department in a collaborative effort to have Williams located and taken into custody.
On June 12, 2018, Williams was located by investigators with the Long Beach Police Department and arrested on the outstanding warrants.
Williams was transported to the Long Beach Jail and is now awaiting the extradition process back to Morgan City, Louisiana. Chief James F. Blair would like to not to only commend the Morgan City Police Department Detectives Division on their efforts in this investigation but thank the Long Beach Police Department Criminal Investigation Division for the collaborative effort in locating Williams.