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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Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies Discuss Safety Measures at Realtor Board Meeting

The Northeast Louisiana Board of Realtors invited members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office  to speak at their  September 25th monthly meeting on  the topic of Safety Practices for Realtors.  This particular topic is one of the many areas the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office has deputies trained to instruct. Approximately 75 members...
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Sheriff Russell Issues a Reminder of the Dangers of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving has become a major factor in the cause of automobile crashes on our nation’s highways.  In 2012, over 3,300 people were killed in crashes that were attributed to distracted driving.  The leading cause of teenage deaths in our country is automobile crashes. At least 11% of drivers under...
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Wanted for Violation of a Protective Order

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for Gregory F. Hobson.   A Fourth Judicial District warrant for Violation of a Protective Order has been issued for Hobson, no bond. He is described as a black male, 6-3” tall and 280 lbs.  Hobson is from Jackson, MS but was seen in the southern...
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Office Deputies Guest Speakers at Ouachita Sail & Power Squadron Meeting

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Mike Moore, Uniform Patrol Division Commander,  and Reserve Deputy Blake Mashaw, Asst. Commander of the OPSO Reserve Unit, met with the local Ouachita Sail and Power Squadron during the Squadron’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.   Major Moore and Dy. Mashaw had been invited...
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