A 47-year-old Alabama man was jailed this morning after witnesses at a Morgan City lounge told police the man said he had a gun and was going to kill someone, Morgan City Assistant Police Chief Mark Griffin Jr. said in a news release.
—Terry Hanks, 47, of Fultondale, Alabama, was arrested at 12:47 a.m. today for disturbing the peace and simple assault.
Officers were dispatched to Cajun Country Lounge in reference to a suspicious person. Witnesses stated that Hanks made statements that he had a gun and was going to kill someone, Griffin said. Witnesses said he was very loud and refused to leave, Griffin said. When officers arrived, no weapon was located on Hanks, Griffin said. Hanks was jailed.
Griffin reported the following arrests:
—A juvenile male, 14, of Morgan City, at 9:55 a.m. Monday on a warrant for criminal damage to property
The warrant stems from an incident that had taken place on Jan. 31, where a teacher at Morgan City High School noticed the teacher’s lounge was in disarray and the copy machine had been damaged, Hebert said.
After viewing video surveillance, the juvenile was identified by members of the school staff, Hebert said. A warrant was issued and the juvenile’s parents were contacted and informed of the warrant. On Monday, the juvenile turned himself in on the warrant, booked and released to his guardian.
—Mary Landry, 37, of Front Street in Morgan City, at 3:52 p.m. Monday for possession of Schedule II hydrocodone.
—Jody Cubbedge Jr. 38, of Front Street in Morgan City, at 3:52 p.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to pay probation fees, a warrant for eight counts of failure to pay fines, probation violation and resisting an officer.
—Myles Morgan, 27, of Front Street in Morgan City, at 3:52 p.m. Monday for possession of Schedule II methamphetamine, possession of Scheduled IV Clonazepam and on a warrant for failure to pay fines.
—Jacob Salley, 37, of Front Street in Morgan City, at 3:52 p.m. Monday on a St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office warrant for issuing worthless checks, failure to pay probation fee, two counts of failure to pay fines, possession of Schedule II Fentanyl and possession of Schedule II hydrocodone.
The Morgan City Police Department Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at a residence on Front Street where Landry, Morgan, Cubbedge and Salley were located and taken into custody, Griffin said. During the search, officers located suspected hydrocodone in one of Landry’s pockets, Griffin said.
Salley was found to have a patch of suspected Fentanyl in his possession, Griffin said. Morgan was found to be in possession of suspected methamphetamine and Clonazepam, Griffin said. When officers approached Cubbedge to detain him he tried to pull away from officers and was later subdued, Griffin said. All four suspects were jailed.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 46 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—John C. Gray, 34, of the 300 block of Egle Street in Morgan City, at 9:44 a.m. Monday for one count of issuing worthless checks. A deputy located Gray at the Sheriff’s Office in Morgan City as he paid a traffic fine. Gray was released on a summons to appear in court May 12.
—Lonnie Case, 41, of the 100 block of West 98th Street in Cutoff, at 11:47 p.m. Monday for a warrant on the charge of probation violation. The warrant was issued by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in Florida. A deputy patrolling the Amelia area located Case at a business. Case was jailed.
—Don Barrilleaux Jr., 19, of the 3500 block of La. 182 East in Berwick, at 4:55 p.m. Monday on a warrant on the charge of misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile. The warrant stems from an investigation conducted by the detective division on Feb. 3, Hebert said. Detectives learned that Barrilleaux, 18 at the time, had sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl, Hebert said. Barrilleaux was jailed and released on $5,000 bail.
—Lucius Romero Jr., 39, of the 1400 block of North Third Street in Morgan City, at 8:27 p.m. Monday on a warrant for failure to appear on the charge of remaining where forbidden. The warrant was issued by the Morgan City Police Department. St. Mary Parish Narcotics Division detectives located Romero at his residence. Romero was jailed with no bail set.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported no arrests.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported no arrests.