Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 35 calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 10/17/2019:
Tom Nguyen, 62 years of age, Address-Lake Palourde Road, Morgan City, La., was arrested on 10/16/2019 @ 12:54 P.M.
Charge: Warrant-Sexual Battery
The warrant stems from a complaint filed with the Morgan City Police Department on 10/13/2019. The Morgan City Police Department received a complaint of Tom Nguyen having inappropriate sexual contact without the victim’s consent. During the investigation, the victim identified Nguyen as the person involved. During the investigation, Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Nguyen.
On 10/16/2019 Officers of the Morgan City Police Department located Nguyen on Willard St. and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Mark Broussard Jr., 29 years of age, Address-Vivan St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 10/16/2019 4:27 P.M.
Charge: Possession of Methamphetamine (Less than 2 Grams)
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
An officer on patrol observed a traffic violation and conducted a traffic stop. During the traffic stop, Mark Broussard Jr was identified as the front passenger. Broussard was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia during the traffic stop. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarcerated.
Wayne Anthony Singleton, 57 years of age, Address-Eleventh St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 10/16/2019 @ 7:27 P.M.
Charge: Theft under $1,000.00 (Valued @ $20.89)
Resisting an Officer
An off duty officer working a security detail at a local business on Highway 182 observed Wayne Singleton concealing merchandise while in the store. When the officer approached Singgleton he fleed from the officer on foot. The officer gave foot chase and was able to apprehend Singleton. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Chelsea Lynn Trahan, 27 years of age, Address-Santin St., Raceland, La., was placed under arrest on 10/17/2019 @ 4:11 P.M.
Change: Driving under suspension
An officer on patrol observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was identified as Chelsea Lynn Trahan. A computer check revealed her driver’s license was under suspension. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.