Morgan City Arrest Report 11-1-2018

Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 48 calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 10/31/2018:


Elzie R. Mason Jr, 44 years of age, Address-River Rd. Berwick, La. was arrested on 10/31/2018 @ 4:58 pm.

Charge:  Driving Under Suspension
Motor Vehicle without Proper Equipment
Expired Motor Vehicle Inspection Sticker
No Insurance
Warrant-Failure to Pay Fines

An officer in the area of LA Hwy 182 and Federal Ave. observed a vehicle with its tires not able to maintain traction on the roadway. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Elzie Mason was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. The officer did observe the vehicle’s tires in poor condition. A computer check revealed that Mason’s driver’s license was under suspension. The vehicle also did not have valid insurance and the inspection sticker was expired. A warrant check on Mason revealed that he held an active warrant for the 6th Ward City Court. Mason was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.


Juan Lopez, 44 years of age, Address-Arlington St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 10/31/2018 @ 10:17 pm.

Charge: No Driver’s License
Headlights Required

An officer patrolling the area of LA 182 near David Dr. observed a vehicle with improper lighting. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver, Juan Lopez was asked to produce a valid driver’s license. A computer check revealed that Lopez did not have a valid Louisiana Driver’s License. Lopez was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.