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
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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
Fireworks can be very dangerous causing serious burn and eye injuries when they are not used with safety in mind. Sheriff Jay Russell would like for you to keep these safety tips in mind when enjoying fireworks for the celebration of Independence Day. Follow these safety tips when...Read more
Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have cleared several vehicle burglaries in the Town and Country and Lakeshore areas of eastern Ouachita Parish. Arrested in connection with the burglaries are Demarqual Jackson, age 18 and Glenderrious Mitchell, age 20, both of Monroe. Jackson has been booked at OCC on 2 cts. of vehicle...Read more
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