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MONETARY INSTRUMENT ABUSE – COUNTERFEIT OR ALTERED CURRENCY

MONETARY INSTRUMENT ABUSE – COUNTERFEIT OR ALTERED CURRENCY – STEVEN JAMES MORRIS

BAYOU L’OURSE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports the arrest of Steven James Morris, 36, of 115 Doris Street, Morgan City, LA, on felony charges arising from a complaint lodged by a Bayou L’Ourse retail outlet on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Deputies were dispatched to the business on Thursday and interviewed management who indicated that an individual attempted to purchase items with counterfeit or altered currency. When the individual was advised that the first bill was faulty, he presented a second bill that was also altered. The male subject indicated that he would go to his car to retrieve his debit card. The suspect left and never returned.

Investigating deputies viewed security footage which was ultimately posted to social media. Within minutes of that publication, Sheriff’s officials received numerous calls in which Steven James Morris was identified as the suspect.

Deputies secured an arrest warrant for Steven James Morris. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested Morris on Saturday.

Steven James Morris was transferred and booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on Saturday, October 8, 2022 on charges of:

*Monetary Instrument Abuse

Steven James Morris remains incarcerated with bond set at $50,000.

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at (985) 498-9353 or (985

MOST WANTED

Anyone with information on the suspects listed below is urged to call the Assumption
Parish Sheriff’s Office – Ph: 985.369.7281

EDWARD C. JACOBS, JR.

WANTED

FOR EMERGENCY CALL:
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Sheriff Leland J. Falcon

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