Category Archives: OPSO News

Sheriff Jay Russell Offers Tips on Shopping Safely

  Sheriff Jay Russell reminds shoppers that shopping during the holiday season can present unique danger. “Taking a few prevention measures can help keep your holiday season joyous” said Sheriff Russell. The holiday season is a time when busy people can become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday...
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OPSO Investigating Damage to Property and Theft

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are currently conducting an investigation involving damage to property and theft at D & J Construction, Valley Rd., West Monroe. Upon opening the business day Monday, November 17th, workers discovered a forklift was missing from the previously parked location in the fenced compound.  Further inspection determined a...
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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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