The first annual “Arrows for Tots” hunting style archery event, sponsored by the Straight Arrow Foundation, will be held Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Archery Range. The event is open to all first responders, their family members and one outside guest...Read more
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery in western Ouachita Parish on August 18, 2014. The suspect allegedly approached the victim demanding money and her purse. The victim refused and struggled with the suspect, during which he struck the victim several times with...Read more
As we begin the 2014-2015 school year in Ouachita Parish, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Truancy Division is gearing up to make every day count for every student. Louisiana State Law basically mandates children between ages 7-18 attend school. Parents are also legally bound to see that the child attends...Read more
During the early morning hours of Aug. 20th, 2014, a Uniform Patrol Deputy conducted a traffic stop on I-20 in West Monroe. Subsequent investigation revealed the driver, Quontell C. Gilliam, Monroe, LA., had approximately 5.5 lbs. of packaged Marijuana in the car. Gilliam was arrested and booked at OCC on...Read more
The Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Board will launch a special appeal campaign involving current honorary members. The Membership Board will mail letters directly to current members requesting donations. The purpose of this special appeal is to generate additional funds for specific purposes, such as supplementary scholarship funds and additional sheriff’s...Read more
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