Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Conducts Street Crime Operation
Deputies of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s office conducted street operations on January 10 & 11, 2019. Due to the violent, gun related activity in specific areas of south Monroe, these areas were targeted. Approximately 80 Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies were involved during the two day period, plus officers from Metro Narcotics, Monroe Police Department, Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Air Wing and the U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
Ninety arrests were made during the operation, including one warrant for Attempted Second Degree Murder. Two were arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. Five firearms and one bullet-proof were seized as evidence. Numerous narcotics seizures were made as well.
For complete details of the operation, see the list below:
Statistics for the operation:
Warrant Arrests 28
Probable Cause Arrests:
Total Arrests: 90
Traffic Stops Conducted: 196
Marijuana 1314 grams
PCP Cigarette 1
Cocaine ½ gram
Methamphetamine ½ gram
False CDS (Methamphetamine) 11 grams
Ecstasy 96 pills
Prescription Pills 44 assorted prescription pills
Promethazine 12 ml.
1 Body armor vest
$1200 in US Currency
Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office
Monroe Police Department
Metro Narcotics Unit
Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Air Wing
U.S. Drug Enforcement Adm.
Click the link below for video of aerial support by the La. National Guard Air Wing: