Morgan City, Louisiana Jail and Mugshot Information

Morgan City is a city in St. Mary Parish in Louisiana. The parish seat is Franklin. At the 2016 census, the population was 11,646. Morgan City is on the banks of the Atchafalaya River.
During the Civil War, the Star Fort of Fort Brashear was built by the Union Army to defend a Federal military deport and town. During the Bayou Teche Campaign in 1863, Confederates landed their skiffs and flats at the rear of the town. They attack and surprised the city and took 1,300 Union prisoners, 11 heavy siege guns, 2,500 stands of rifles, plus 2000 negroes, about 300 wagons and tens and only suffered 3 killed and 18 wounded.
The name of the community was changed to Morgan City in 1876 to celebrate Charles Morgan a rail and steamship magnate who dredged the Atchafalaya Bay Ship Channel to accommodate ocean-going vessels.

Morgan city is located 70 miles west of New Orleans, 60 miles south of Baton Rouge and 60 miles east of Lafayette. Morgan city is the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico for the shrimping and oilfield industries.
Morgan City, Louisiana
Frank P. Grizzaffi, III, Mayor
512 First Street
Morgan City, Louisiana
Phone: 985-385-1770

Morgan City Website

The crime index in Morgan City, LA is 477.3 crimes per 100,000 people. Morgan City is 92.9% higher in crime than other US cities. In 2016 there were 0 murders, 10 rapes, 13 robberies, 70 assaults, 167 burglaries, 408 thefts, 26 auto thefts, and 1 arson. There are 76 registered sex offenders living in Morgan City as of October 2016. The ratio of resident sin Morgan City to the number of sex offenders I 158 to 1.

Morgan City, Louisiana Police Department Information

Divisions include: administration, patrol, K9, Narcotics, Investigations, and Corrections as well as juveniles, special response team training officers, and warrants.
There are 48 ful time law enforcement employees as of 2014. There are 36 officers in the department.

Morgan City, Louisiana PD
James F. Blair, Chief of Police
723 Myrtle Street
Morgan City, Louisiana 70380
Phone: 985-380-4605
Fax: 985-384-2259
jblair@cityofmc.com

Morgan City Police Dept

Morgan City, PD Website
Morgan City, Louisiana Corrections – 8 correctional officers
Chad, Adams, Lieutenant
723 Myrtle Street
Morgan City, Louisiana 70380
Phone: 985-380-4605
Fax: 985-384-2259

Morgan City, Louisiana Records Requests

For city information on deaths, births, marriages, divorces, and property information, contact:
Genie Bonner, Admin.
512 First Street
Morgan City, Louisiana
Phone: 985-385-1770

For police records including traffic, arrests and warrants, contact:

Michelle Willis, Records Clerk
723 Myrtle Street
Morgan City, Louisiana 70380
Phone: 985-380-4605
Fax: 985-384-2259
m.willis@cityofmc.com

Morgan City, Louisiana St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office Information

As a Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) accredited agency, we are committed to excellence in law enforcement. We exceed high standards of professionalism in policing through integrity, innovation, and training.
The Sheriff’s Office serve a population of 54,00 and is centrally located on the Louisiana gulf coast.
Departments include: Patrol, Administrations, Civil, Investigations, Marine, and Crime Prevention.

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office
Scott Anslum, Sheriff
St. Mary Courthouse
500 Main Street
4th Floor
Franklin, LA 70538
Or
1455 Railroad Avenue
Morgan City, LA 70380
Phone: 337-828-1960
Phone: 985-384-1622

St. Mary Parish Sheriff
St. Mary Sheriff Facebook

St. Mary Parish Jail
9311 Highway 90 West South Frontage
PO Box 579
Centerville, LA 70522
Nick Rogers, Warden
Phone: 337-836-5520
Fax: 337-836-9509

St. Mary Parish Jail

Houses 325 inmates. Centrally located in Centerville, the facility holds Department of Corrections prisoners as well as local and municipal and trial law enforcement agency inmate housing needs. The correction facility employs 55 deputies.

Visitors need to contact the jail for visiting schedules. You must have ID, wear the proper clothing, be subject to search, and keep your scheduled time.
Letters and mail can be sent to inmates via the US Postal Service. Make sure the inmates entire name is on the envelope. Address to: St. Mary Parish Jail, PO Box 579, Centerville, LA 70522

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