Category Archives: Press Release

PRESS RELEASE – TWO ARRESTED IN ARSON INVESTIGATION

  An arson investigation conducted jointly by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators and the Ouachita Parish Fire Department has resulted in the arrest of Laurence William McDonald, age 48 and Jennifer Ann Cormier, age 48, both of Calhoun.  During the investigation of a recent fire damaging an occupied residence...
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PRESS RELEASE – TRAFFIC STOP YIELDS 39 KILOS OF COCAINE

On August 9, 2014, deputies with the Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit initiated a traffic stop of a commercial tractor-trailer car hauler on I-20 near Camp Road in West Monroe.  Subsequent investigation revealed 39 kilos of powder cocaine were in a hidden compartment of one of the vehicles on the...
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PRESS RELEASE – Three Arrested in Methamphetamine Ring Investigation

The Metro Narcotics Street Crime Unit, comprised of Metro Narcotics, the Ouachita Sheriff’s SCAT Team and the West Monroe Police Street Crimes Unit, conducted an operation in the 200 block of Wheelis Street in West Monroe August 7, 2014.  The investigation resulted in the arrest of three West Monroe residents...
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TASK FORCE STATS RELEASED

The Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted two street crime operations during the past two weeks.  The first was conducted July 21st, 22nd and 23rd.  The second was conducted July 31st, August 1st and August 2nd.   All areas of Ouachita Parish, including the municipalities of Sterlington, Monroe and West Monroe were targeted. ...
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Deputies Investigate theft of ATV

        Ouachita Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the theft of a Kawasaki 650 Brute Force ATV.  It is described as being black in color with Kawasaki green front and rear racks.  The ATV was taken from a residence in the Slocum Road area on or about July 22-23, 2014.  Anyone with...
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