2014 Ouachita Parish Citizens Academy

Sheriff Jay Russell invites you to attend the second annual  Ouachita Parish Citizens Academy which will begin Tuesday, August 5, 2014  at 6:00p.m. The Citizens Police Academy is an 8 week program designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Sheriff’s Office. The academy consists of eight weekly night classes...
Read more

STORAGE BUILDING BURGLAR ARRESTED

PRESS RELEASE-6/11/14 Investigators arrest burglar A recent burglary of a storage building at Cypress Street Mini-Storage, 4601 Cypress Street, West Monroe, has resulted in the arrest of Jonathan Scott Miller, 43. Video surveillance of this location captured the suspect and his vehicle entering and leaving the buildings on June 1st. ...
Read more

UPDATE- Arrest Made in Vehicle Burglary Case

UPDATE : OPSO Investigators make arrest in Vehicle Burglary case.  Seth Anthony McCrory, 18, of Monroe was arrested today for two counts of vehicle burglary in reference to the April 22nd vehicle burglaries in the North Point Subdivision in Monroe. McCrory admitted to investigators that he did commit these break-ins...
Read more

Woman Stabs Two Children – Arrested

A disturbance investigation at 104 LaPlata Drive in Monroe has resulted in the arrest of Latasha Denise Hampton, 32, of 3060 Winnsboro Road, Monroe. An investigation revealed that Hampton jumped through a closed window at the LaPlata Drive residence around 11:45 pm. Witness testimony confirms that once inside the house...
Read more

Press Release – Bank Robbery

OPSO is currently investigating the robbery of the Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union located at 1605 Highway 80 East in Monroe.  Shortly after 9:45 am, a black male suspect wearing a dark two-toned hoodie, dark pants, dark shoes, and a cloth covering his face entered the bank and demanded money...
Read more