OPSO Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force Street Operations October 2020

The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on October 22 and 23, 2020.   This Task Force targeted violent criminals in Ouachita Parish, including the city limits of Monroe and West Monroe.  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.

Sheriff Jay Russell commends the Deputies and Police Officers from the participating agencies conducting this street operation for their hard work and dedication.  He also commends the deputies and personnel from the Ouachita Correctional Center and the Communications Division for their efforts.  It is because of their combined efforts the operations were successful.

Ouachita Parish Multi-jurisdictional Task Force

Statistics for the operation:


Warrant Arrests:                                            49

(Includes one Murder Warrant

from Washington Parish)

Felony Arrests:                                             34

(Includes 6 homicide arrests for

Monroe PD)

Misdemeanor Arrests:                                   37

Total Arrests:                                             120

Knock & Talks:                                              20

Traffic Stops:                                              189

Pedestrian Stops:                                         50

Drug Seizures:


311.5 grams

4 ounces

3 pounds

1 cigarette

1 THC vape

1 gram Synthetic

5 plants

10 THC cartridges

7 THC Gummy packs

Cocaine, Methamphetamine,

Heroine, Ecstasy, PCP    

3  grams of Cocaine

4 rocks of Cocaine

9 ozs. Of Cocaine

21 grams of Methamphetamine

36 tabs of Ecstasy

.5 oz. of PCP

Prescription Medications   

3.1 lbs. of GHB

1.5 oz. of Promethazine

30 cc of Promethazine

2 Oxycodone

9 Xanax

Miscellaneous Seizures:

20 Firearms


Agencies Participating:

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office                                Union 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 C.I.D.

Louisiana State Probation & Parole                          Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office

4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Steve Tew       Federal Bureau of Investigations

Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Air Wing      Office of the Louisiana Attorney

Drug Enforcement Administration                                      General, Jeff Landry


Click the link below for the Press Conference Video: