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Morgan City Arrest Report 12-19-2018

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Chief James F. Blair reports that over the last 24-hour period the Morgan City Police Department responded to 45 calls for service. The following person(s) were arrested as a result beginning on 12/18/2018:


Ronald Johnson Jr., 27 years of age, Address: Wren St., Morgan City, La.
was arrested on 12/18/2018 @ 2:08 pm

Charges: Window Tint Violation
Resisting an officer

Officers saw a vehicle in the area of Hwy 90 and Hwy 182 and stopped that vehicle for a traffic violation.  The driver identified as Ronald Johnson Jr was asked to produce his vehicle paperwork.  Johnson was being detained when he attempted to flee from the officer.  Johnson was caught but continued to fight with the officers on scene.  Johnson was placed under arrest and transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.


Chet Von Buelow, 26 years of age, Address: Bernice St. Morgan City, La. was arrested on 12/18/2018 @ 3:10 pm

Charges: Warrant -Contempt of Court City Court of Morgan City
Warrant-FTA to pay probation fee City Court of Morgan City

Chet Von Buelow was arrested at Morgan City Police Department on warrants from City Court of Morgan City.  Von Buelow was booked into the Morgan City Police Department Jail.


Jerral Wade Prestenbach,  29 years of age, Address: Curtis St. Denver, Co was arrested on 12/18/2018 @ 3:14 pm

Charges: Fugitive from Denver County Sheriff’s Office

Officers spoke with Prestenbach at the Morgan City Police Department and learned that he was wanted from Denver County Sheriff’s office for Felony Assault.  Prestenbach was booked into the Morgan City Police Department Jail.


John May, 28 years of age, Address: Park Rd, Morgan City, La. was arrested on 12/18/2018 @ 4:23 pm

Charges: Warrant-FTA to py fine City Court of Morgan City for:
Improper Lighting
Contempt of Court
Officers saw John May walking in the area Seventh St. and knew that City Court of Morgan City had warrants on May.  Officers made contact with May and advised him of the warrants. May was placed under arrest and transported to Morgan City Police Department for booking.


Kalab Wood, 24 years of age, Address: 3 B’s Lane, Bayou Vista, La. was arrested on 12/18/2018 @ 8:52

Charges: Warrant- 16th JDC for Failure to comply with Drug Court

Officer located Wood on Hwy 70 in Morgan City and knew of outstanding warrants from 16th JDC Drug Court.  Officers spoke with Wood and advised him of the warrant.  Wood was placed under arrest transported to the Morgan City Police Department for booking.

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