Registration Still Open for Conceal Carry Class

You still have time to register for the Saturday, November 22nd Concealed Carry Class held at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Rifle Range!  We still have seats available!  We are also excited to announce that all the Concealed Carry Class participants will be eligible to register for a gift certificate for...
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Missing Juvenile

UPDATE: Missing Juvenile has been located and returned home     Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are currently attempting to locate a missing juvenile from West Monroe.  Claudia Crain, a 16 year old white female, was last seen November 11, 2014. She is described as 5’-4” tall, 120 lbs. with brown shoulder...
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Bayou Kennel Club Donates to OPSO K-9 Unit

  Each year, the Bayou Kennel Club in Monroe hosts the Cottonland Cluster Dog Show.  Dogs from all parts of the country, plus Mexico and Canada, come to the show to compete.  This year, one-hundred, twenty-three dogs competed.  Proceeds from ticket sales are donated to the K-9 Division of the...
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Sheriff Russell Issues Phone Scam Warning

Sheriff Jay Russell has issued a warning of a phone scam to Ouachita Parish residents.   The Ouachita Sheriff’s Office has received complaints of residents receiving a phone call from someone identifying themselves as working for Entergy Disconnect.  The caller is contacting the resident to advise them they owe a past due bill...
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Suspect Arrested for 3 Cts. of Attempted Murder

Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to shoot another person at a residence on Vancil Road in West Monroe at approximately 0840 hrs. November 2, 2014. Upon arrival, Deputies were able to determine the suspect, David Arthur Smith, age 49, of West Monroe had committed an...
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