Category Archives: OPSO News

OPSO Mourns the Passing of Lieutenant Alan Nall

In October of 1974 Alan Nall began his career with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Bailey Grant after serving 24 years in the United Stated Air Force. During his career, Nall rose to the rank of Lieutenant as purchasing agent and evidence custodian. Nall retired from full-time employment...
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Arrest Made for Child Pornography

On October 28, 2013 the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 33yo Randy Allen Powell, white male residing at 101 Albritton Rd in Downsville, LA on federal charges of possession and receipt of child pornography. The arrest comes after a lengthy joint investigation by the...
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OPSO Mourns the Passing of a Great Sheriff and Friend

The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office is saddened by the loss of a neighboring Sheriff and great friend. After a battle with cancer, Sheriff Robert G. “Bob” Buckley passed on the morning of Tuesday, September 17th. Sheriff Buckley took over the Union Parish Sheriff’s office in 1990 and became one of...
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OPSO Deputy Saves a Toddler’s Life

On 9/2/3, Deputy Rodney Pagans was on an investigation in the 600 Block of Smith St. in West Monroe, LA. While there, a mother came outside holding her 2 year old girl who was choking on an unknown object, disabling her from breathing. Deputy Pagans took the child from the...
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OPSO SCAT Bust on I-20

On 7/13/13 the OPSO Special Crimes Apprehension Team (SCAT) conducted a traffic stop on I-20 on a Lexus SUV while working criminal patrol. The investigation into this stop revealed the violator was in possession of over 5 pounds of high grade marijuana, over $1,300 in cash, as well as a...
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