Category Archives: OPSO News

OUACHITA PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE ENHANCES K-9 TRAINING

Popeye, a black Labrador Retriever, is a 6 year veteran of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s K-9 corps. He is assigned to S.C.A.T.  for use in narcotic searches.  Recently, Popeye and his handler, S. P. Dy. Wayne Singley, received additional specialized training.  This K-9 team is now trained and certified to...
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Monroe man arrested on Cyber Stalking charge

 UPDATE – SUSPECT CHARGED WITH 5 ADDITIONAL COUNTS OF CYBER STALKING An ongoing investigation has resulted in an additional 5 counts of cyber stalking charges. These charges stem from previously unreported incidents involving this suspect.   Additional charges are possible as the investigation is continuing.  Anyone that may have received messages of...
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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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