Category Archives: OPSO News

Quick Action Saves Inmate

On June 23rd, Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Correctional Center responded to an injured inmate who had cut his leg, severing an artery.  Deputies applied a tourniquet in order to control the bleeding until EMS arrived.  Sheriff Jay Russell commends these Deputies on a job well done.    ...
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Vehicle Burglary Arrests

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have cleared several vehicle burglaries in the Town and Country and Lakeshore areas of eastern Ouachita Parish.   Arrested in connection with the burglaries are Demarqual Jackson, age 18 and Glenderrious Mitchell, age 20, both of Monroe. Jackson has been booked at OCC on 2 cts. of  vehicle...
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Press Release – Springfield named PIO

Dy. Glenn Springfield named as Public Information Officer for OPSO Deputy Glenn Springfield has been assigned as the Public Information Officer for the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.  “This is an important position and will help the public and the media stay informed on agency related information”, said Sheriff Jay Russell....
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OPSO Mourns the Passing of Lieutenant Alan Nall

In October of 1974 Alan Nall began his career with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office under Sheriff Bailey Grant after serving 24 years in the United Stated Air Force. During his career, Nall rose to the rank of Lieutenant as purchasing agent and evidence custodian. Nall retired from full-time employment...
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Arrest Made for Child Pornography

On October 28, 2013 the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 33yo Randy Allen Powell, white male residing at 101 Albritton Rd in Downsville, LA on federal charges of possession and receipt of child pornography. The arrest comes after a lengthy joint investigation by the...
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