A 43-year-old Morgan City man was charged with domestic aggravated battery Sunday after being accused of hitting someone in the face with a video game console, Morgan City Police Chief Michael Banks said in a news release.
—Nathaniel Hawkins, 43, of Morgan City, was arrested at 12:58 p.m. Sunday for domestic aggravated battery, resisting an officer and simple criminal damage to property.
Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Egle Street in regards to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a victim and found that Hawkins arrived at the residence causing a disturbance. During the altercation, Hawkins was accused of striking the victim in the face with a game console, causing the victim to fall to the floor and breaking the console, Banks said.
Upon speaking to Hawkins, he told officers that he did not throw anything at the victim, but said he did punch the victim in the face, Banks said. As police placed Hawkins under arrest, he attempted to pull away from officers, Banks said. Officers were able to subdue him, and he was jailed.
Banks reported the following arrests:
—Casey Batiste, 35, of Morgan City, was arrested at 2:05 p.m. Sunday on a warrant for telephone harassment.
Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Dora Street in reference to a complaint. Officers came into contact with Batiste who was wanted on a warrant. She was jailed.
—Gary Sargee, 63, of Patterson, was arrested 9:54 a.m. Friday for failure to appear for civil court in Morgan City.
Police came into contact with Sargee during a traffic stop on U.S. 90. Sargee failed to appear in City Court of Morgan City Oct. 29, Banks said. Sargee was jailed.
—Cory Livingston, 28, of Morgan City, was arrested at 10:29 p.m. Friday for no license plate light and on a warrant for failure to appear to pay probation fees.
Police observed a vehicle being driven on Eighth Street with no license plate light. Police conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the driver, Livingston. Livingston was found be wanted on a warrant and was jailed.
—Terrell Charles, 31, of Morgan City, was arrested at 3:01 p.m. Saturday for failure to appear to pay probation fees.
Police went to the 500 block of Franklin Street in an attempt to locate Charles on an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Charles was located and jailed.
—Oveal Richard, 37, of Patterson, was arrested at 8:49 p.m. Saturday on a warrant for failure to appear for trial for hit and run, failure to use a turn signal and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
Police were dispatched to the area of Railroad Avenue in regards to a person wanting to retrieve property from a vehicle. Police came into contact with the driver, Richard. Richard was found to be a wanted person from Morgan City Police Department. Richard was placed under arrest, during which time officers located several clear baggies containing suspected marijuana in Richard’s front pants pocket, Banks said. Richard was jailed.
—Sidney Brown, 56, of Morgan City, was arrested at 4:06 p.m. Sunday for theft valued at $65.45 and entry in places after being forbidden.
Police were dispatched to Cannata’s in reference to a theft. Officers spoke to the manager who advised that Brown was barred from the premises in the past and had returned, Banks said. Brown was observed attempting to steal a box of frozen seafood, the chief said. Brown was jailed.
—James Follins, 61, of Morgan City, was arrested at 5:13 p.m. Sunday for disturbing the peace intoxicated.
Police were dispatched to Teche Regional Medical Center for a person who was causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers spoke to witnesses and were advised that Follins was causing a disturbance.
Upon speaking to Follins officers detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. Follins was jailed.
St. Mary Parish Sheriff Mark Hebert reported responding to 123 complaints in the parish and reported the following arrests in east St. Mary Parish:
—Kane A. Wiggins, 22, of the 400 block of Henry Street in Patterson, was arrested at 1:34 p.m. Friday on a warrant for unauthorized use of a moveable. A deputy located Wiggins at a residence on Chestnut Street in Morgan City on the warrant. Wiggins was jailed and released on $2,000 bail.
—Beau Rodrigue, 17, of the 200 block of Edith Street in Houma, was arrested at 2:41 p.m. Friday for theft of goods. A deputy responded to a complaint of shoplifting at a store in Bayou Vista. Upon arrival, the deputy learned from store personnel that Rodrigue was seen taking items from packaging in an attempt to steal the goods from the store, Hebert said. Rodrigue was released on a summons to appear in court Jan. 26.
—Destiny Landry, 39, of the 500 block of Joey Street in Patterson, was arrested at 1:14 a.m. Sunday on a warrant for criminal damage to property. A deputy made contact with Landry on Beau Lane and learned of the active warrant for his arrest. Landry was jailed and released on $500 bail.
—Corey L. Hills, 29, of the 5900 block of Sandez Road in New Iberia, was arrested at 7:55 a.m. Sunday for possession of Schedule I marijuana. A deputy responded to a request to remove a person from a location on U.S. 90 in Amelia.
During the investigation, the deputy made contact with Hills and found him to be in possession of the drug. Hills was jailed and released on a summons to appear in court Jan. 26.
Berwick Police Chief James Richard reported the following arrests:
—Terrance Reed, 29, of the 700 block of Versen Street in Berwick, was arrested at 10:41 a.m. Sunday for domestic abuse battery. Reed was jailed.
—Roy Rock, 52, of the 800 block of Oregon Street in Berwick, was arrested at 7:01 a.m. Friday for disturbing the peace intoxicated. Rock was released.
Patterson Police Chief Patrick LaSalle reported the following arrest:
—Andronique Lemons, 24, of the 400 block of Grout Street in Patterson, was arrested at 4:41 p.m. Friday for theft by shoplifting. Lemons was jailed on $337 bail.