During the investigation of a business burglary in Ouachita Parish, Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators learned a suspect, Jonathan Vestal, age 32, Eros, La., was in possession of a stolen UTV side by side and was wanting to sell it. Investigators set up a meeting of undercover deputies and the suspect...Read more
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The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Crimes Apprehension Team (SCAT) conducted street operations on June 5th and 6th, 2015. Various areas of Ouachita Parish having suspected drug activity were targeted. The operations resulted in 23 drug related arrests and the seizure of 2 firearms, 2 oz. of liquid codeine,...Read more
A joint investigation conducted by members of Ouachita, Lincoln, Jackson and Union Parish Sheriff’s Offices has led to the arrest of Patrick Tadios, 39, and Anna Easter, 37, both of West Monroe for multiple counts of Burglary. An investigation into several burglaries in western Ouachita Parish led to Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies...Read more
During the late evening hours of Sunday, May 17th, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies responded to a reported suspicious vehicle in the McGowan Road area of northeast Ouachita Parish. Responding deputies observed a blue Dodge pickup truck that matched the description given of the suspicious vehicle. Deputies initiated a traffic...Read more
On May 19, 2015, deputies with the Ouachita Sheriff’s SCAT Unit and the Metro Narcotics Criminal Patrol Unit initiated a traffic stop of a commercial tractor-trailer on I-20 in West Monroe. Subsequent investigation determined Antonio Jackson, age 36, Memphis, TN to be in possession of 5 kilos of powder cocaine...Read more