On 11/3/13, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a burglary in progress at 100 Ouachita Drive in West Monroe, LA. The victim stated that a black male removed a window air conditioner on the backside of his residence and entered through the window. The victim armed himself and confronted the suspect inside the residence firing a shot at the suspect. The shot missed the suspect who then fled the scene on foot.
Patrol Deputies then located the suspect walking away from the residence and took him into custody. The suspect was identified as Jamarcus D. Manning, a 19 year old black male.
OPSO was also investigating 6 recent residential burglaries that occurred in this same area. Positive fingerprint identification by the OPSO I.D. Division Deputies linked Manning to these burglaries. Manning was booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center on 7 counts of Burglary.