Category Archives: Press Release

Wanted for Violation of a Protective Order

Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for Gregory F. Hobson.   A Fourth Judicial District warrant for Violation of a Protective Order has been issued for Hobson, no bond. He is described as a black male, 6-3” tall and 280 lbs.  Hobson is from Jackson, MS but was seen in the southern...
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Ouachita Sheriff’s Office Deputies Guest Speakers at Ouachita Sail & Power Squadron Meeting

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Mike Moore, Uniform Patrol Division Commander,  and Reserve Deputy Blake Mashaw, Asst. Commander of the OPSO Reserve Unit, met with the local Ouachita Sail and Power Squadron during the Squadron’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.   Major Moore and Dy. Mashaw had been invited...
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Search Yields Arrest and Recovery of Stolen Items

A joint investigation of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Monroe Police Department has resulted in the arrest of Michael L. Butler, age 26, of Monroe.  On September 11th, Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators and Monroe Police Detectives executed a search warrant on Georgia Street in Monroe.  The subsequent search recovered...
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Drug Investigation Yields Two Arrests

On September 3, 2014, Deputies of the Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation in the Laura Wilkes Road area in western Ouachita Parish.  The operation resulted in the arrest of two west Ouachita residents.  Demarious Dubose and Dextor Dubose were arrested and booked at OCC on numerous drug...
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New Louisiana Law Prohibits Mobile Device Use in School Zones

 Sheriff Russell reminds drivers that the Louisiana Legislature passed a new law effective August 1, 2014 prohibiting the use of mobile devices in school zones.  “Laws have been in place regarding certain uses of mobile devices while driving for some time, however this new law prohibits any use of a...
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