Affidavit: Man with meth arrested pushing moped

Published 12:22 am Wednesday, June 2, 2021

A Port Neches man that began banging on Port Arthur doors in the middle of the night while saying he was injured was indicted on a charge of possession of a controlled substance for the Feb. 5 incident

Police reportedly located Joshua Ray Bergeron, 39, as he was pushing a moped in the area of the call from Candlelight Circle.

Police said he was limping with superficial injuries to his face and was wearing a backpack, according to the probable cause affidavit.

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After confirming this was the person who allegedly was banging on doors, police noted the man’s speech was slurred and he “appeared nervous.”

Police reportedly found a green container with a clear, rock-like item that was found to be methamphetamine.

Bergeron’s name is not listed as a current inmate at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility.

An indictment is not a final conviction of guilt; it is only a ruling by the grand jury that allows the district attorney’s office to proceed with a criminal case.