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Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 39 calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 2/13/2020:
Crystal Bailey Duhn, 47 years of age, Address- Highway 182, Morgan City, La., was arrested on 2/13/2020 at 3:07 P.M.
Warrants: Failure to Appear (3 Counts)
Crystal Bailey Duhn was located at the Patterson Police Department and placed under arrest on active warrants held the City Court of Morgan City. She was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Mary Griffin Wheat, 48 years of age, Address-Bayou Black Drive, Gibson, La., was arrested on 2/14/2020 at 2:10 A.M.
Charge: Improper Lane Usage
Possession of Schedule I Controlled Dangerous Substance (THC)
An officer observed a traffic violation on U.S. 90 in Morgan City. The Officer conducted a traffic stop, the driver was identified as Mary G. Wheat. St. Mary Sheriff’s Office K-9 Buddy and his handler arrived on the scene to assist. During the traffic stop, K-9 Buddy was deployed on the exterior of the vehicle. K-9 Buddy indicated the presence of illegal narcotics. During the traffic investigation, the officer observed Wheat attempt to conceal an item. The item was recovered from Wheat and discovered to be a container with THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) edibles. THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) products are illegal to poses in the State of Louisiana. She was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.