Arrests Made in Shooting Incident

On October 23, 2014, Ouachita Deputies responded to a report of a house being damaged by gunshots on Deloach St. in Monroe.  Investigation revealed several suspects had been at the location and discharged a firearm, striking the residence. The suspects then left the location but stated to the victim they...
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Sheriff Russell Offers Safety Tips for Halloween Safety

With tricks and treats fast approaching, Sheriff Russell would like to make the public aware of some Halloween safety tips to keep kids safe.   Top tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween For parents and children: • Children under 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult....
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Task Force Statistics for Ocotober Released

  The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on October 16, 17 and 18, 2014.  All areas of Ouachita Parish were targeted.  The Task force is comprised of sheriff’s deputies, police officers and the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.    Ouachita Parish Multi-jurisdictional Task Force Statistics for October...
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OPSO Investigating Burglaries, Auto Theft

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating an auto theft, several vehicle burglaries and a business burglary that occurred during the early morning hours of October 10, 2014 in the Prairie Road area.  The investigation thus far has revealed that two (2) unknown suspects gained entry to several vehicles at a residence...
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