As we begin the 2014-2015 school year in Ouachita Parish, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Truancy Division is gearing up to make every day count for every student. Louisiana State Law basically mandates children between ages 7-18 attend school. Parents are also legally bound to see that the child attends...Read more
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The Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted two street crime operations during the past two weeks. The first was conducted July 21st, 22nd and 23rd. The second was conducted July 31st, August 1st and August 2nd. All areas of Ouachita Parish, including the municipalities of Sterlington, Monroe and West Monroe were targeted. ...Read more
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
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
On June 12th around 5:30 pm, an off-duty OPSO deputy observed several suspicious people near a residence on Forty Oaks Farm Road in West Monroe. A subsequent investigation revealed that Noah Miller, 17, and a 14 year old juvenile, both of West Monroe were responsible for 5 vehicle burglaries in...Read more