A month long investigation into stolen property and illegal narcotics has led to the arrest of Byron Castor, 34, of West Monroe. Information developed during this investigation indicated Castor was trading illegal narcotics for property. It is believed the majority of the property is related to burglaries and thefts in...Read more
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UPDATE – SUSPECT CHARGED WITH 5 ADDITIONAL COUNTS OF CYBER STALKING An ongoing investigation has resulted in an additional 5 counts of cyber stalking charges. These charges stem from previously unreported incidents involving this suspect. Additional charges are possible as the investigation is continuing. Anyone that may have received messages of...Read more
On June 23rd, Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center responded to an injured inmate who had cut his leg, severing an artery. Deputies applied a tourniquet in order to control the bleeding until EMS arrived. Sheriff Jay Russell commends these Deputies on a job well done. ...Read more
On June 28th, while off-duty, Deputy Jonathan Hankins heard screaming coming from the pool area of an apartment complex. While responding to that area, he was advised someone was drowning in the pool. Arriving at the pool, he observed the young female victim completely submerged in the water. Deputy Hankins...Read more
UPDATE: West Monroe man charged with pornography An investigation conducted by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit, assisted by the FBI and Louisiana State Police, has resulted in the arrest of a West Monroe man on pornography charges. Michael Hunt, age 39, 111 Violet Street, West Monroe, has been...Read more
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