Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks reported the following arrests:
—Myrissa L. Girard, 18, of Levee Road in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:56 p.m. Thursday for improper lighting, possession of Schedule I marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
—Skylia R. Concienne, 19, of Belanger Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:56 p.m. Thursday for possession of Schedule I marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
An officer observed a vehicle traveling on Federal Avenue near Belanger Street with improper lighting and stopped the vehicle to investigate. While speaking with the driver, Girard, and the occupant, Concienne, officers became suspicious they may possess marijuana. Officers located suspected marijuana along with several items of drug paraphernalia during a search of the vehicle and suspects, Banks said.
Both Girard and Concienne were jailed.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 46 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrest in east St. Mary Parish:
—Kevin Bertrand, 51, of the 500 block of Joey Street in Patterson, was arrested at 8:28 p.m. Thursday on a warrant for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Narcotics detectives located Bertrand at his residence. The warrant stems from a previous investigation where detectives located marijuana at Bertrand’s residence. No bail is set yet.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.