Category Archives: OPSO News

Sheriff Russell Offers Safety Tips for Halloween Safety

With tricks and treats fast approaching, Sheriff Russell would like to make the public aware of some Halloween safety tips to keep kids safe.   Top tips to keep your kids safe on Halloween For parents and children: • Children under 12 should trick-or-treat and cross streets with an adult....
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OPSO Investigating Burglaries, Auto Theft

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating an auto theft, several vehicle burglaries and a business burglary that occurred during the early morning hours of October 10, 2014 in the Prairie Road area.  The investigation thus far has revealed that two (2) unknown suspects gained entry to several vehicles at a residence...
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UPDATE – Missing Person – Michael D. Sharp

Originally posted August 2013 The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office investigation is still underway and deputies are asking  your help in locating a missing person. Michael D. Sharp was reported missing on 8/21/13 at 135 Mountain Rd. in West Monroe, LA. Michael is a white male approximately 6’3″, 198lbs. Michael has been entered...
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Arrest Made in Auto Theft Investigation

      As a result of an investigation of stolen vehicles in west Ouachita Parish, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Christopher Blaize Martin, age 37, of West Monroe.  Two of the vehicles involved were determined to have been taken to a local vehicle shredding company.  Martin has been...
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Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office has Resource Officers, commonly referred to as “SRO’s”, assigned to seven Ouachita Parish Schools.  Deputies assigned this duty are commissioned, P.O.S.T. certified deputy sheriffs. Deputies that are selected are expected to be a mentor and role model for the students, be able to encourage positive...
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