Category Archives: OPSO News

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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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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