Press Release – Business Burglary Arrest

     Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies received a report of a burglary at a West Monroe business during the early morning hours of July 29, 2014. While conducting the investigation at the scene, deputies observed the suspect, James Fields, nearby.  Further investigation determined Fields matched video surveillance photos taken during the...
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Sheriff Russell Issues Warning on Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become a major factor in the cause of automobile crashes on our nation’s highways.  In 2012, over 3,300 people were killed in crashes that were attributed to distracted driving.  The leading cause of teenage deaths in our country is automobile crashes. At least 11% of drivers under...
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Deputies Investigate theft of ATV

        Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the theft of a Kawasaki 650 Brute Force ATV.  It is described as being black in color with Kawasaki green front and rear racks.  The ATV was taken from a residence in the Slocum Road area on or about July 22-23, 2014.  Anyone with...
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Deputies Investigate Theft of UTV

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators are currently investigating a theft of a 2011 Polaris Ranger Razor UTV.  The UTV is described as a 4 seat model, black in color, with dual exhausts and a roof panel.  The right rear fender is missing. Based on witness testimony, the theft occurred during daylight...
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Missing Juveniles – Chyanne and William Taylor

                  UPDATE:  Both juveniles have been located.     Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are asking your help in locating two reported runaway juveniles from the Calhoun Area.  Chyanne Taylor, age 12 and William Taylor, age 13, reportedly left their residence during the early morning hours of Wednesday,...
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