Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Offers Womens Self-Defense Course

    Sheriff Jay Russell invites the ladies of Ouachita Parish to attend a four session self-defense course beginning April 7, 2015.  The class will be every Tuesday night in April  from 6-10 PM.  The class will take place at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Range located at 357 Sheriff Richard Fewell...
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OPSO RANGE EVENTS for FEBRUARY

OPSO Public Shooting Range If you want to see some old school shooting come out Saturday 14th – Vintage Rifle Match – Starts at 8:00 cost is $10.00. This is open to the public. You will need 20 rounds and a rifle that was produced before World War II. We...
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OPSO Arrests Two on Armed Robbery Charges

On February 9, 2015 Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery on Burg Jones Lane in Monroe.  The robbery victim stated to deputies that while she was sitting in her parked car, a young male subject approached her and advised the tail light was damaged on her vehicle. ...
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West Monroe Man Arrested for Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor

  A joint investigation by members of the Ouachita Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, the La. State Police Special Victims Unit, and the FBI Crimes Against Children Task Force has resulted in the arrest of Everardo Perez Valencia, age 22, of West Monroe, La.  The investigation stemmed from a cyber-tip...
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Two on Multiple Burglary Charges

  As a result of an ongoing investigation of several vehicle burglaries, Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Andre Dewayne Shaw, age 18 and Katrell Stevenson, age 22, both of Monroe.  Numerous burglaries have been cleared with the arrests.  Several of the vehicle burglaries occurred in the Lakeshore area of eastern...
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