The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating complaints concerning a phone scam. The victims receive a phone call where the caller identifies himself as a deputy sheriff. The caller states the victim received a traffic violation notice via mail but it had not been paid, resulting in a warrant...Read more
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A month long investigation into stolen property and illegal narcotics has led to the arrest of Byron Castor, 34, of West Monroe. Information developed during this investigation indicated Castor was trading illegal narcotics for property. It is believed the majority of the property is related to burglaries and thefts in...Read more
UPDATE – SUSPECT CHARGED WITH 5 ADDITIONAL COUNTS OF CYBER STALKING An ongoing investigation has resulted in an additional 5 counts of cyber stalking charges. These charges stem from previously unreported incidents involving this suspect. Additional charges are possible as the investigation is continuing. Anyone that may have received messages of...Read more
UPDATE: West Monroe man charged with pornography An investigation conducted by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit, assisted by the FBI and Louisiana State Police, has resulted in the arrest of a West Monroe man on pornography charges. Michael Hunt, age 39, 111 Violet Street, West Monroe, has been...Read more
Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have cleared several vehicle burglaries in the Town and Country and Lakeshore areas of eastern Ouachita Parish. Arrested in connection with the burglaries are Demarqual Jackson, age 18 and Glenderrious Mitchell, age 20, both of Monroe. Jackson has been booked at OCC on 2 cts. of vehicle...Read more