Category Archives: OPSO News

PRESS RELEASE – Attempted 2nd Degree Murder, Arson Arrest

  Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are conducting an arson investigation involving a western Ouachita Parish location.  As a result of the investigation, Matthew Alexander has been arrested in San Antonio, Texas on the charges of 2 cts. Attempted Second Degree Murder, Arson and Aggravated Arson.  More details will be released later...
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D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament

The annual Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. Youth Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014. Fishing will begin at 7:00a until 11:00a and participants may fish any public or private waterway within Ouachita Parish. You do not need to report to the tournament headquarters before fishing. Bring your biggest fish...
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PRESS RELEASE – Three Arrested in Methamphetamine Ring Investigation

The Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit, comprised of Metro Narcotics, the Ouachita Sheriff’s SCAT Team and the West Monroe Police Street Crimes Unit, conducted an operation in the 200 block of Wheelis Street in West Monroe August 7, 2014.  The investigation resulted in the arrest of three West Monroe residents...
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UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Stolen UTV Recovered

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested a suspect and recovered a UTV stolen on July 22, 2014 from the Treasure Island area in Ouachita Parish.  Keith W. Ranburger, age 46, Pineville, La. has been arrested and booked at OCC with one count of Felony Theft.  The Polaris Razr UTV that was stolen...
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Press Release – Business Burglary Arrest

     Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies received a report of a burglary at a West Monroe business during the early morning hours of July 29, 2014. While conducting the investigation at the scene, deputies observed the suspect, James Fields, nearby.  Further investigation determined Fields matched video surveillance photos taken during the...
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