Category Archives: Press Release

OPSO SCAT Drug Investigation on South 15th St

On 7/2/13 the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office SCAT Team went to 809 South 15th street in Monroe, LA to assist Probation and Parole with a narcotics complaint. During the investigation, SCAT deputies located a .32 caliber pistol, one (1) ounce of hydro marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and $11,880.00 in cash. Home...
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Shooting Investigation on Hwy 34

A follow-up investigation into the shooting confirms that a subject accidentally discharged a handgun with the bullet striking the victim. The victim was air-lifted to Shreveport and is listed in critical condition. Any additional information in this case will be posted as it becomes available. On 6/28/13 at approximately 8:21am,...
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Discharge of Firearms Leads to Arrest

On June 25, 2013 at approximately 6:49am, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of two subjects firing two handguns in the roadway near the 100 Block of Sonny Day Rd. in Monroe, LA. The responding deputies located a 12 year old juvenile along with Timothy Haynes, 23yo of Monroe,...
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Second Degree Kidnapping Arrest in Monroe

On June 24, 2013, The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance at an apartment complex in the 3900 Block of Old Sterlington Road in Monroe, LA. A witness stated that Dontrell Thomas, 29yo of West Monroe, had taken his girlfriend and child at gunpoint away from the residence....
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Stabbing at Ashford Place Apartments

UPDATE: Suspect, Wundria Byrd, has turned herself in and is now at the Ouachita Correctional Center for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder with bond of $1,000,000,.00 UPDATE: The suspect in the stabbing from Saturday at the Ashford Place Apartments in West Monroe has been identified. An arrest warrant for Wundria “Tigia”...
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