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DMAC Wins Award

During the annual City of Monroe Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration, the Nashall Harris Humanitarian Award was presented to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office DMAC Program.  The award is given annually to individuals or organizations recognized as showing unselfish concern and commitment to the well being of others.  DMAC, (Deputies...
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Sheriff Jay Russell Offers Guidelines for Drivers during Traffic Stops

    Many motorists at some point have been or will be stopped by law enforcement while operating a vehicle on public roadways.  In an effort to help the motoring public understand the procedures used by law enforcement officers during these situations, Sheriff Russell offers the following guidelines for drivers...
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Concealed Carry Weapon Class Saturday January 17, 2015

The first concealed carry class sponsored by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit for 2015 is scheduled this Saturday, January 17th.  Registration is open as seats are still available.  If interested, contact Sgt. Mickey Watts at the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Rifle Range, 410-2427 during normal range hours for more...
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Deputy Apprehends Suspect in Commission of a Burglary

UPDATE:  Follow up investigation has led to Carr being charged with 3 additional burglary counts.  The additional charges stem from business burglaries that occurred in the Town and Country area in December and January.  Carr has been booked on the additional charges and is currently being held at OCC.  ...
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Sheriff Russell Warns of Court Summons Phone Scam

Ouachita Sheriff’s investigators are currently investigating an apparent phone scam concerning jury duty or a court subpoena.  Ouachita residents have reported receiving a phone call from a person identifying themselves as a Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Deputy.  The caller goes on to state that a member of the household he has...
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