11090021Special Crimes Apprehension Team

The  Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office SCAT (Special Crimes Apprehension Team) is comprised of 10 specially trained deputies. This team is supervised by Capt. Stan Felts.

The SCAT team conducts high intensity patrol in problem areas targeting drug dealers, gang activity and other felony crimes in progress.  They also conduct undercover narcotic investigations and prostitution stings. SCAT targets any recurring crimes which require specialized surveillance or covert operations in any area in the parish as well as working with other agencies including the Monroe Police Department, West Monroe Police Department, Louisiana State Police, Richwood Police Department, Sterlington Police Department, ULM Police Department and the Metro Narcotics Unit. In 2022, SCAT made a total of 886 arrests (553 of those being for felony and misdemeanor narcotics violations, 256 being for outstanding warrants and 77 for other felony and misdemeanor crimes).  11090012

SCAT has a designated Anonymous Tip phone line allowing the general public to call in any information concerning illegal drug or criminal activity they might have but wish to remain anonymous.  Should the caller wish to be contacted concerning their information, he or she can leave a message with their name and phone number for a return call.  A SCAT member will contact them as requested.  The Tip Line Number is 318-998-4867.

Highly motivated SCAT deputies were also able to remove a significant quantity of illegal narcotics from the community. For 2022 the following illegal narcotics were recovered:    


28.82  lbs.

8026.5 grams

1 cigarette

31 THC Pens/Cartridges

21.75 g mushrooms

38.7 grams synthetic

THC Edibles/Wax

3 lbs. THC Wax

2 cans THC Wax

10 packs THC Gummies

Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Heroin, Ecstasy, PCP, Prescription Pills, Misc.

2087.8 grams Meth

236 iU Meth

5 ml Meth

375 grams Cocaine

18.15 rocks Cocaine

8.75 fl. oz. PCP

8 PCP cigarettes

7 grams Heroin

4814 tabs Ecstasy

15 grams Ecstasy

38 fl. oz. Promethazine

9 tabs LSD

72 Clonazepam

193 Oxycodone

10 Vyvanse

17 Adderall/Concerta

87 Hydrocodone

152 Xanax

12.5 Methadone

36.5 Suboxone strips

9 Diazepam

2 vials Anabolic

21.75 Mushrooms

Miscellaneous Seizures

99 Firearms

5 Vehicles

$2,580 cash

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