Category Archives: Press Release

Arrests Made in Shooting Incident

On October 23, 2014, Ouachita Deputies responded to a report of a house being damaged by gunshots on Deloach St. in Monroe.  Investigation revealed several suspects had been at the location and discharged a firearm, striking the residence. The suspects then left the location but stated to the victim they...
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Task Force Statistics for Ocotober Released

  The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on October 16, 17 and 18, 2014.  All areas of Ouachita Parish were targeted.  The Task force is comprised of sheriff’s deputies, police officers and the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.    Ouachita Parish Multi-jurisdictional Task Force Statistics for October...
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Sheriff Russell Recognizes 20th Anniversary of OPSO Chaplain Corps

Members of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Chaplain Corps met with Sheriff Jay Russell and members of his staff recently to recognize their 20th anniversary. The Chaplain Corps began under the administration of Sheriff Laymon Godwin in 1994. Chief Deputy Richard Fewell felt there was a need for a ministry program...
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Suspect Sought in Business Burglary

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating a business burglary on Old Sterlington Road in east Ouachita Parish that occurred on September 24, 2014.  Surveillance photos indicate the suspect is an unidentified Black Male, light complexioned, with a beard.  Suspect at the time was wearing a light colored shirt, dark pants and...
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