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Sheriff Russell Recognizes 20th Anniversary of OPSO Chaplain Corps

Members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Chaplain Corps met with Sheriff Jay Russell and members of his staff recently to recognize their 20th anniversary. The Chaplain Corps began under the administration of Sheriff Laymon Godwin in 1994. Chief Deputy Richard Fewell felt there was a need for a ministry program...
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Suspect Sought in Business Burglary

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating a business burglary on Old Sterlington Road in east Ouachita Parish that occurred on September 24, 2014.  Surveillance photos indicate the suspect is an unidentified Black Male, light complexioned, with a beard.  Suspect at the time was wearing a light colored shirt, dark pants and...
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Arrest Made in Auto Theft Investigation

      As a result of an investigation of stolen vehicles in west Ouachita Parish, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Christopher Blaize Martin, age 37, of West Monroe.  Two of the vehicles involved were determined to have been taken to a local vehicle shredding company.  Martin has been...
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Search Yields Arrest and Recovery of Stolen Items

A joint investigation of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Monroe Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Michael L. Butler, age 26, of Monroe.  On September 11th, Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators and Monroe Police Detectives executed a search warrant on Georgia Street in Monroe.  The subsequent search recovered...
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Drug Investigation Yields Two Arrests

On September 3, 2014, Deputies of the Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation in the Laura Wilkes Road area in western Ouachita Parish.  The operation resulted in the arrest of two west Ouachita residents.  Demarious Dubose and Dextor Dubose were arrested and booked at OCC on numerous drug...
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