Criminal Activity November 21-26, 2017

Woman catches her boyfriend with another woman

Karhonza C. Bailey

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, according to the official report, a Sterlington Police officer questioned a suspect at the Sterlington PD about an altercation that occurred on that morning. The subject stated that she entered her boyfriend’s home and that he had another woman in bed with him. She sat on his side of the bed to talk with him and the victim knocked her phone out of her hand then they started fighting. The subject then stated that she did not know that the extent of the injuries to the victim were so bad. She then left out of the home and grabbed a one gallon oil container and threw it at the victim’s vehicle, leaving a dent in the left rear quarter panel. The subject then left the residence in an unknown direction.

Man is found passed out in store parking lot

Dalton J. Glass

On Saturday, November 25, 2017, according to the official report, Ouachita Parish Sheriff deputies were dispatched to the Chevron on Hwy 139, in reference to a white male passed out in a vehicle for over nine hours. The deputies arrived on scene and located the vehicle parked in front of the store. The deputies attempted to wake the suspect, Dalton Glass, multiple times but he would not respond to deputies. The deputies opened the door and Glass woke up. In plain view a deputy noticed a Coke can with holes in it which people used to smoke marijuana, an open whiskey bottle and an opened knife, just to the right of Glass. Because of this the deputies demanded him out of the vehicle. After five plus commands, he finally exited the vehicle. He was having problems standing under his own power and was slurring his speech. He was read his Miranda rights and secured in restraints for officer safety. Glass confirmed knowledge of his rights and attempted to answer questions. Glass stated he arrived at the store and while in the parking lot he smoked synthetic marijuana with the can OPSO located in plain view. He had no clue how long he had been at the store or what time OPSO deputies got out with him. Due to his level of intoxication, lack of ability to answer questions and paraphernalia (drug) he was arrested and transported to OCC for booking.

Man takes his little black box into the restroom

Kevin M. Koehler

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, according to the official records, at 1722 hours a West Monroe Police officer was dispatched to a disturbance at 915 Otis Street. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the complainant. The complainant informed the officer that the suspect (Kevin Koehler) had a needle and a baggie of suspected methamphetamine inside the residence. The complainant reported he found Koehler in the bathroom with the previously mentioned items in a black box. The officer then made contact with a witness. The witness informed the officer he allowed Koehler to use his bathroom and he observed him take the black box into the bathroom. The witness did not know what the black box contained. The officer then made contact with Koehler. The officer advised Koehler of his Miranda Rights. Koehler denied ownership of the needle and baggie of suspected methamphetamine, Koehler stated the complainant was trying to frame him for the crime. The officer placed Koehler under arrest and transported him to the West Monroe Correctional Center. Koehler was later transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center.

Man tries to sell stolen collectibles and is caught

Ronnie L. Mariland, III

On Friday, November 25, 2017, according to the official report, at 1400 hours Ronnie L. Mariland, III was placed under arrest at 4715 Pecanland Mall Drive after an investigation determined he had attempted to sell boxed sets of collectible cards for $120 to the store. These cards were a partial set of a collection valued at $5,000. Mariland was advised of his Miranda Rights; he subsequently stated that his sister had stolen the cards last week, and that he came into possession of them afterwards. Mariland provided information regarding the rest of the collectible cards, which were recovered at 3001 Church Street on this day. The victim was at the scene and identified the backpack that Mariland had on, as well as the boxed sets of collectible cards as his. Mariland was transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center.

Man bites woman on the hand three times

Dwayne W. Morris

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, according to the official report, at 0805 hours, two West Monroe Police officers were dispatched to a residence in reference to a domestic disturbance. Dispatch advised the officers that the suspect was Dwayne Morris, and he was walking on So. 1st Street. Dispatch also advised the officers that Morris bit and shoved the victim. One of the officers made contact with Morris near So. 1st Street and Ludwig. The other officer placed Morris into custody, and then made contact with the victim. The victim stated she was horse playing with Morris on the bed, and her hand accidentally hit his face. The victim stated Morris became angry and bit her right hand. The officer observed open wounds and her right hand to be very swollen. The victim stated she got up to leave and contact police. The victim stated she was finally able to get her phone and contact police, and Morris was holding their four month old child and continued to bite her rights hand three more times while on the phone with dispatch. The victim stated she entered into the residence to try to get away. The victim stated Morris put the child down and pushed her against the wall and refrigerator. The officer advised Morris of his Miranda Rights, which he stated he understood. Morris stated he was playing around with the victim when she struck him in the face. Morris admitted he became angry and bit her hand. Morris stated he began to throw objects at her, but he couldn’t remember what he threw because he was so angry. Morris stated that the victim tempted to mace him, but she missed. Morris stated he doesn’t remember picking up their daughter, but he did admit to biting the victim up to two more times. Morris also admitted to pushing her into the wall and the refrigerator. Morris admitted he pled guilty to domestic abuse and battery against the victim. The officer then placed Morris under arrest and transported him to WMCC for processing. The officer then transported Morris to OCC where he was booked and held in lieu of his bond.

Woman strikes her child’s father with her car

Anastasia S. Murray

On Thursday, November 23, 2017, at 1313 hours according to the official report, a Monroe Police officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the victim. He stated that just prior to log time he was with the mother of his 11 month old child, Anastasia Murray. He advised she was taking him to his cousin’s residence. He stated they got into a verbal altercation when he told her he was going to get custody of their child. The victim stated he got out of the Murray’s 2012 Chrysler 200 in front of the residence and Murray began to drive away. The victim stated Murray stopped the vehicle and put it in reverse then started backing toward him and struck him with the vehicle. He stated he jumped up so that he wouldn’t go under the vehicle causing him to land on the trunk of the vehicle. He stated she then drove away. The officer made contact with Murray at her residence approx. two hours later. She was advised of her Miranda Rights. She stated that she never ran into the victim with her vehicle. Murray was arrested and transported to OCC where she was booked.

Man steals three six packs of beer from store

Frank A. Pegues

On Friday, November 24, 2017, according to the official report, a Monroe Police officer arrested Frank A. Pegues when he came to 1501 North 18th St. (Circle K) and stole a six pack of Budweiser beer valued at $8.49. Pegues had also been in the store earlier at 2017 hrs, on the same day and stole two cases of Budweiser beer valued at $10.99 each. The total amount stolen is $30.47. The officer made contact with Pegues in the 1700 block of Shannon St. carrying the stolen six pack of beer during which time he was cited his Miranda Rights. Pegues appeared to be highly intoxicated and advised that he had a receipt for the beer but could not produce it. Pegues was subsequently arrested, handcuffed and transported to 700 Wood St. (MPD) for booking. At the scene during the booking fingerprinting process, Pegues stated, “my fingerprints in that machine 50,000 motherf*cking times and I ain’t getting fingerprinted again!” A struggle ensued and Pegues was restrained and recuffed. Pegues then stated to the officer, “n*gga if you keep f*cking with me you’ll be dead” and that he was going to send his goons to the officer’s house. Pegues was subsequently transported to OCC for his actions.

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