OPSO Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Street Operations May 2018

The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on May 10th & 11th, 2018.   Different areas of Ouachita Parish and Richland Parish were targeted. The Task force is comprised of sheriff’s deputies and police officers representing Ouachita Parish, surrounding parishes and the 4th Judicial Court District Attorney’s Office. This is the sixth organized multi-jurisdictional task force operation coordinated by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Ouachita Parish Multi-jurisdictional Task Force

Statistics for the operation:


Warrant Arrests                                            61

Probable Cause Arrests

Felony                                                              30

Misdemeanor                                                 48

Total Arrests:                                            139


Citations:                                                       86


Traffic Stops Conducted:                     487


Drug Seizures:


135 grams

11 cigarettes

1 oz.


34 grams

1 oz.


11.5 grams


15 pills

Prescription Pills      

70 assorted prescription pills

10 mg. of Testosterone

12 oz. of Promethazine


Miscellaneous Seizures:                     4 Firearms

Geographic Location of Probable Cause Arrests:

Monroe City                      60 Felony & Misdemeanor

West Monroe City             4 Felony and Misdemeanor

Richland Parish                  2 Felony and Misdemeanor

Ouachita Parish              12 Felony and Misdemeanor

 Agencies Participating:

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office                       Jackson Parish Sheriff’s Office

Monroe Police Department                                West Monroe Police Department

Richland Parish Sheriff’s Office                       ULM Police Department

Metro Narcotics Unit                                           Louisiana State Police

Louisiana State Probation & Parole               Steve Tew, District Attorney 4th Jud. Dist.

Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Air Wing

Federal Bureau of Investigation                      U. S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Jeff Landry, Louisiana Attorney General        U. S. Marshal Service