Sheriff Russell Warns of False U. S. Treasury Notifications

Sheriff Jay Russell warns of another scam that is targeting potential victims via mail.  A recent scam involves parish residents receiving a letter that appears official but has a fake U.S. Department of Treasury heading.  It is signed using the name Jacob “Jack” Lew, Secretary of the U.S. Treasury. The...
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Sheriff Russell Offers Safety Tips for Homes During the Holiday Season

  Sheriff Jay Russell reminds everyone not to let the rush and excitement of the holiday season make you careless in protecting your home from potential criminals. Sheriff Russell and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office offer the following tips that can help you be more careful, prepared and aware during...
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Sheriff Russell Warns of Phone Scam Involving Jury Duty

Ouachita Sheriff’s investigators are currently investigating an apparent phone scam concerning jury duty.  Ouachita residents have reported receiving a phone call from a person identifying themselves as a Deputy Harris.  The caller goes on to state that a member of the household called failed to appear in court as summoned. ...
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