Morgan City is a city in St. Martin and St. Mary parishes in Louisiana. The population is 12,404. Morgan City sits on the banks of the Atchafalaya River. It was originally called Tiger Island because of the type of cat seen in the area. It was later called Brashear City after Walter Brashear, a Kentucky physician who bought large pieces of land and acquired many sugar mills. In 1992 Hurricane Andrew came ashore 20 miles to the southwest of town and flooded the area. Andrew was the second most destructive hurricane in US history. The median income for a household was $28,324 and the median income for a family was $36,196. About 20.7% of the population is below the poverty line. Drugs are a problem in Morgan City. Morgan City needs drug rehabs.
In May, 2012 narcotics agents found a large amount of cocaine, drug paraphernalia, synthetic cannabis, an amoxiolin pill and more than $700 in cash on a 29 year old woman and that caused her arrest. The cocaine was worth $3,000 street value. She was booked into the St. Martin parish jail. A few days later agents of the St. Mary parish narcotic Task Force conducted an investigation and as a result arrested one 56 year old male because he had in his possession marijuana and Lortab pills. In March Narcotics Task force arrested several people that were carrying a package of Lortab, Tramadol, methamphetamine, tobacco and packaging material. Drugs are really prevalent in Morgan City. Get help finding Morgan City Drug Rehabs. Drugs are harmful to many but something can be done about it.
Morgan City Drug Rehabs
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Morgan City, LA
Ministry of Reconciliation
1271 Belleview Street, Morgan City, LA