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Joey Francois

Morgan City police found these items after officers stopped a vehicle Wednesday that had been reported stolen. Joey Francois, 37, of Morgan City, was arrested in the case. Items located during the stop included a 1911 pistol that was also reported stolen, an AR-15 assault rifle, ammunition, suspected Focalin XR, suspected carisoprodol, suspected tramadol and drug paraphernalia.

Man arrested on list of gun, drug, stolen item charges

A Morgan City man was booked on 14 different charges Wednesday, including weapon and drug offenses, after Morgan City police stopped a vehicle that had been reported stolen, Police Chief James Blai

A law enforcement officer armed with a rifle covers the entrance to Amelia's Friendship Alley on Wednesday afternoon. Deputies and at least one Morgan City police officer responded to a report of shots fired.

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(Updated) Detectives investigate Wednesday firearm discharge in Amelia

Deputies, some armed with assault-style rifles, blocked Amelia’s Friendship Alley at Lake Palourde Road on Wednesday afternoon after receiving reports of shots being fired.

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