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Man Arrested for Cruelty to Juvenile – Following Burns to Child

An investigation involving severe burns to a 2 year old victim has resulted in the arrest of a Monroe man.  Jonathan D. Wilson, age 23, has been charged with one count of Cruelty to a Juvenile.  Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators believe the victim received severe burns in a bathtub of hot...
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Vehicle Burglary Arrests

On June 12th around 5:30 pm, an off-duty OPSO deputy observed several suspicious people near a residence on Forty Oaks Farm Road in West Monroe. A subsequent investigation revealed that Noah Miller, 17, and a 14 year old juvenile, both of West Monroe were responsible for 5 vehicle burglaries in...
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UPDATE June 18, 2014:  Follow-up investigation into this case has resulted in two  OCC inmates facing additional charges.  Kenneth Walker and Dameon “Keywun” Moran have each been charged with 1 ct. Conspiracy to Introduce Contraband and 1 ct. Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana.   Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputies working perimeter security and...
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Press Release – Springfield named PIO

Dy. Glenn Springfield named as Public Information Officer for OPSO Deputy Glenn Springfield has been assigned as the Public Information Officer for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.  “This is an important position and will help the public and the media stay informed on agency related information”, said Sheriff Jay Russell....
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TWO ARRESTED FOR RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES An investigation into 4 recent residential burglaries has resulted in the arrest of two West Monroe men, David Vanhorn, 30, and Daimon Nelson, 18. Investigators also determined that Vanhorn and Nelson had stolen a utility trailer that the pair used to transport the stolen property. ...
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