Category Archives: Press Release

OPSO Arrests Two on Armed Robbery Charges

On February 9, 2015 Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery on Burg Jones Lane in Monroe.  The robbery victim stated to deputies that while she was sitting in her parked car, a young male subject approached her and advised the tail light was damaged on her vehicle. ...
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West Monroe Man Arrested for Computer Aided Solicitation of a Minor

  A joint investigation by members of the Ouachita Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, the La. State Police Special Victims Unit, and the FBI Crimes Against Children Task Force has resulted in the arrest of Everardo Perez Valencia, age 22, of West Monroe, La.  The investigation stemmed from a cyber-tip...
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators Arrest Two on Multiple Burglary Charges

  As a result of an ongoing investigation of several vehicle burglaries, Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Andre Dewayne Shaw, age 18 and Katrell Stevenson, age 22, both of Monroe.  Numerous burglaries have been cleared with the arrests.  Several of the vehicle burglaries occurred in the Lakeshore area of eastern...
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West Monroe Man Arrested for Juvenile Pornography

  On January 27, 2015, members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit and the FBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force executed a search warrant of a residence in West Monroe, LA.  As a result of an investigation and the search warrant, Caleb Wayne Denton, age 31,...
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Ouachita Deputies Seeking Fugitive from California

UPDATE:   Cotham has been arrested in Brevard County, Florida on the California charges.  He is no longer being sought by OPSO for California authorities.  We have no other details other than the arrest was made. Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are searching for  Jimmy Lee Cotham  for law enforcement authorities in Yolo, California.  Warrants...
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