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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Arrests Made in Burglary Investigation

  On October 29, 2014, Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported burglary at the Dollar General Store, 1200 Thomas Rd., in West Monroe.  Surveillance video indicated two unidentified black male suspects gained entry into the store by forcing open a rear door.  Once inside, the suspects proceeded to take...
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Sheriff’s Office Investigates Armed Robbery of Credit Union-Suspect Arrested

UPDATE November 6, 2014:  Robbery Suspect Booked on Additional Charges The ongoing investigation into the robbery of Centric Federal Credit Union that occurred on October 29th, 2014 has resulted in additional charges being placed on the suspect charged in the robbery.   Byron McCoy was previously charged with the robbery and is...
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