Category Archives: Press Release

UPDATE- Arrest Made in Vehicle Burglary Case

UPDATE : OPSO Investigators make arrest in Vehicle Burglary case.  Seth Anthony McCrory, 18, of Monroe was arrested today for two counts of vehicle burglary in reference to the April 22nd vehicle burglaries in the North Point Subdivision in Monroe. McCrory admitted to investigators that he did commit these break-ins...
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Woman Stabs Two Children – Arrested

A disturbance investigation at 104 LaPlata Drive in Monroe has resulted in the arrest of Latasha Denise Hampton, 32, of 3060 Winnsboro Road, Monroe. An investigation revealed that Hampton jumped through a closed window at the LaPlata Drive residence around 11:45 pm. Witness testimony confirms that once inside the house...
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Press Release – Bank Robbery

OPSO is currently investigating the robbery of the Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union located at 1605 Highway 80 East in Monroe.  Shortly after 9:45 am, a black male suspect wearing a dark two-toned hoodie, dark pants, dark shoes, and a cloth covering his face entered the bank and demanded money...
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Press Release – Small Plane Crashes in Lakeshore

UPDATE – Hwy 80 is now open to all traffic.  Pilot has been identified as Michael Ray Martin 41 yoa from Calhoun, La. UPDATE – Pilot has been airlifted to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, no information on his condition is available. OPSO is on scene of a small airplane...
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Sheriff Jay Russell awards scholarship to college-bound teen

May 29, 2014  - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sheriff Jay Russell announced that Amanda Robinson of Ouachita Parish has been named the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program for the 2013-2014 school year.  She resides in West Monroe and plans to attend LA Tech University.  She...
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