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PRESS RELEASE – Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Arson Arrest

  Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are conducting an arson investigation involving a western Ouachita Parish location.  As a result of the investigation, Matthew Alexander has been arrested in San Antonio, Texas on the charges of 2 cts. Attempted Second Degree Murder, Arson and Aggravated Arson.  More details will be released later...
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D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament

The annual Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014. Fishing will begin at 7:00a until 11:00a and participants may fish any public or private waterway within Ouachita Parish. You do not need to report to the tournament headquarters before fishing. Bring your biggest fish...
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Back to School Saftey Tips

With summer break coming to an end, Sheriff Jay Russell wants to remind parents and drivers to help keep our kids safe. Back to School Safety Tips Safety tips for drivers: • Slow down and be especially alert in the residential neighborhoods and school zones • Take extra time to...
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On August 9, 2014, deputies with the Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit initiated a traffic stop of a commercial tractor-trailer car hauler on I-20 near Camp Road in West Monroe.  Subsequent investigation revealed 39 kilos of powder cocaine were in a hidden compartment of one of the vehicles on the...
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PRESS RELEASE – Three Arrested in Methamphetamine Ring Investigation

The Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit, comprised of Metro Narcotics, the Ouachita Sheriff’s SCAT Team and the West Monroe Police Street Crimes Unit, conducted an operation in the 200 block of Wheelis Street in West Monroe August 7, 2014.  The investigation resulted in the arrest of three West Monroe residents...
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