Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 42 calls of service. The following person(s) were arrested as the result beginning on 08/12/2019:
Jonathon David Hopper, 39 years of age, Address-Belanger St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 8/12/2019 @ 6:46 P.M.
Charge: Warrant: Computer-Aid Solicitation of a Minor
Indecent Behavior with a Juvenile
The Morgan City Police Department Detective Division began an investigation on July 24, 2019, into inappropriate communication with a juvenile under the age of 17. During the investigation, Detectives identified Jonathon D. Hopper as a suspect and obtained a warrant for his arrest. On 8/12/2019 investigators located Jonathon D. Hopper at his residence and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Thomas Cushen, 48 years of age, Address-Freret St., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 8/12/2019 @ 2:46 P.M.
Charge: Domestic Abuse Child Endangerment
Officers were called to a residence on Freret St. about a domestic disturbance. Upon officers arrival, they learned from the victim that Thomas Cushen had committed a battery on them. Officers observed signs on the victim that was consistent with a battery. During the investigation, it was learned the victim and Cushen lived together and two children were present at the time of the battery. Officer located Thomas Cushen at the residence and placed him under arrest. He was transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.
Deon Deangelo Turner, 37 years of age, Address-Joseph St., Franklin, La., was placed under arrest on 8/12/2019 @ 4:20 P.M.
Charge: Warrants-Failure to Appear (2 Counts)
Deon D. Turner turned himself into the Morgan City Police Department on outstanding warrants held by City Court of Morgan City. He was booked and incarcerated.
Jerroid Jermaine Garrison, 27 years of age, Address-Federal Ave., Morgan City, La., was arrested on 8/12/2019 @ 5:56 P.M.
Charge: Possession of Synthetic Marijuana (1st. Offense)
Detectives with the Morgan City Narcotics Division conducted a search warrant at a Second St. residence. Upon Detectives making entry into the residence they located Jerroid J. Garrison at the residence. During the search, Detectives located a bag of suspected synthetic marijuana. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking and incarceration.