Morgan City police arrest man for 3rd DWI

Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch reported the following arrests:

—Rorr K. Beasley, 34, of Gray, was arrested at 12:13 a.m. Thursday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated third offense, improper lane usage, and ignition interlock device offense.

An officer patrolling the La. 182 area near Cottonwood Street observed a vehicle being driven in an erratic manner. The officer stopped the vehicle and detained the driver, Beasley. The officer checked Beasley's driver’s license and found it to be a restricted driver’s license, Crouch said.

Beasley could only operate a vehicle with an ignition interlock device. His vehicle was not equipped with the device, Crouch said. Beasley exhibited signs of impairment and was given a field sobriety test in which he failed, Crouch said. He was taken to the police department where he submitted to an Intoxilyzer 5000 test. Those results indicated .106 grams-percent blood alcohol content, he said. Beasley was found to have been convicted of two prior offenses. He was taken to jail with no bail yet set.

—Alyssa Ashmore, 23, of Chester Bowles in Morgan City, was arrested at 12:29 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for driving under suspension.

Officers investigating a disturbance in the Brownell Homes area came into contact with Ashmore. Officers discovered that Ashmore was wanted by the Morgan City police on an outstanding warrant. She was taken to the police department where she remains in jail on $500 bail.

—Dontrell Daniel Carter, 29, of First Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 8:19 a.m. Wednesday on a warrant for the Thibodaux Police Department for contempt of court and on a warrant for Lafourche Parish for contempt of court.

Officers patrolling the La. 182 area near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard detained a vehicle in which Carter was a passenger.

Upon an officer checking through headquarters, it was discovered that Carter was wanted by two different agencies in Lafourche Parish for outstanding warrants. He was taken to the police department until he could be transferred to Lafourche Parish authorities.

—James Kendell Brown, 20, of Duke Street in Morgan City, was arrested at 9:26 p.m. Wednesday for possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

Officers were dispatched to a residence located on Duke Street in regards to locating a wanted person. As officers approached, they saw several subjects sitting inside a vehicle parked at a Duke Street residence. As officers approached, the subjects attempted to run. Two of the people were apprehended and found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and paraphernalia, Crouch said.

Brown was found to be in the company of a male juvenile who was also apprehended.

Both Brown and the juvenile were taken to the police department and held. Brown remains in jail. The juvenile was released to family members pending court proceedings.

—Jeffrey Baline Lodrigue, 22, of Second Street in Berwick, was arrested at 4:03 a.m. today for possession of marijuana second offense, drug paraphernalia, and on a hold for the St. Mary Sheriff's Office for possession of marijuana.

Officers were dispatched to Solar Apartments in reference to locating a person on an outstanding warrant for the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.

Officers located Lodrigue and also found suspected marijuana and paraphernalia in his possession. He was arrested and transported to the Morgan City Police Department and held.

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