Sheriff Russell Warns of Computer Software Scam

A local business was recently the victim of a computer ransom-ware scam.  The scam is a variation of the Crypto Wall scam, where the suspect infects the victim’s computer with a virus.  The virus then encrypts all of the victim’s files and forces the victim to pay money to get...
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OPSO Offers Ladies Self Defense Class

Sheriff Jay Russell invites the ladies of Ouachita Parish to attend a four session self-defense course beginning April 7, 2015.  The class will be every Tuesday night in April  from 6-10 PM.  The class will take place at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Range located at 357 Sheriff Richard Fewell Road in...
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OPSO To Host Glock Match March 21st and 22nd

Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd – Glock Match – This is a great match for beginners!  The course of fire is easy and you don’t need a holster for your gun because you will start from the down ready position.  Click the link below for a description of the match. ...
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Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest 4 on Second Degree Murder Charges

UPDATE 3/19/2015:  A sixth suspect has been arrested today as a result of the ongoing investigation of this case.  Justin W. Rhodes, age 38, West Monroe, has been booked in OCC on a warrant charging him with  second degree murder.  The warrant was issued after evidence developed in the investigation indicating...
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