Category Archives: Press Release

Warrant Issued for Arson

 UPDATE June 24, 2014:   The suspect, Steven Casey Morris, was located in Union Parish by Union Parish authorities and arrested on their charges.  A detainer on the charge of Arson has been placed on the suspect by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.  The investigation is continuing and more charges are possible.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Steven...
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Hit & Run Driver Sought

 UPDATE June 24, 2014:   Further investigation has led to the identity and arrest of the driver involved in this accident.  John Wesley McCarty, age 63 of West Monroe has been charged Hit and Run .                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputies are currently investigating a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian that occurred...
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Man Arrested for Cruelty to Juvenile – Following Burns to Child

An investigation involving severe burns to a 2 year old victim has resulted in the arrest of a Monroe man.  Jonathan D. Wilson, age 23, has been charged with one count of Cruelty to a Juvenile.  Ouachita Sheriff’s Investigators believe the victim received severe burns in a bathtub of hot...
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Vehicle Burglary Arrests

On June 12th around 5:30 pm, an off-duty OPSO deputy observed several suspicious people near a residence on Forty Oaks Farm Road in West Monroe. A subsequent investigation revealed that Noah Miller, 17, and a 14 year old juvenile, both of West Monroe were responsible for 5 vehicle burglaries in...
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CORRECTIONAL CENTER DEPUTIES APPREHEND SMUGGLER

UPDATE June 18, 2014:  Follow-up investigation into this case has resulted in two  OCC inmates facing additional charges.  Kenneth Walker and Dameon “Keywun” Moran have each been charged with 1 ct. Conspiracy to Introduce Contraband and 1 ct. Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana.   Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputies working perimeter security and...
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