Category Archives: OPSO News

Suspect Arrested for 3 Cts. of Attempted Murder

Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to shoot another person at a residence on Vancil Road in West Monroe at approximately 0840 hrs. November 2, 2014. Upon arrival, Deputies were able to determine the suspect, David Arthur Smith, age 49, of West Monroe had committed an...
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Arrests Made in Burglary Investigation

  On October 29, 2014, Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported burglary at the Dollar General Store, 1200 Thomas Rd., in West Monroe.  Surveillance video indicated two unidentified black male suspects gained entry into the store by forcing open a rear door.  Once inside, the suspects proceeded to take...
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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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