Category Archives: OPSO News

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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OPSO SCAT seizes 31 Pounds of Marijuana

On 6/26/13, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office SCAT Team conducted an investigation at the Greyhound Bus Station located on Louisville Ave. in Monroe. During this investigation, a K-9 alerted on a piece of luggage belonging to an individual that rode the bus from Mesquite, TX to Monroe, LA. A search...
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OPSO SCAT Seizes 382 lbs of Marijuana

On 5/11/13 the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office SCAT team was monitoring traffic on Interstate 20 looking for illegal activity. Deputies stopped an Econoline van driven by John Rew of Oklawaha, FL for a traffic violation. A search of the vehicle was conducted resulting in the seizure of 382 pounds of...
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OPSO SCAT Operations

Buy Bust Operation The Special Crimes Apprehension Team (SCAT) conducted buy bust operations in Ouachita Parish on May 16th and 17th 2013. This operation was conducted with the assistance of the State Police the State Probation and Parole Office as well as the Local FBI Task Force. During the operation...
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