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The 3rd annual Bullets and Badges Steel Thunder Plate Race Shooting Competition will be held Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 8:00a to 12:00p. The competition will be held at the OPSO Training Center & Public Range. To compete: •Must show ticket to Battle of the Badges Boxing Event •Must provide
The MedCamps of Louisiana's Dinner and Auction will be held Friday, August 10th at 6:30pm. It will be at the Ouachita Grand Plaza, 501 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA. The MedCamps of Louisiana's 18th Annual Fun Shoot will be Saturday, August 11th. This event will be hosted by the Ouachita
On the evening of 7/24/2012 Sergeant Dupree of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office SCAT Team observed a 2003 Ford Explorer commit a traffic offense and proceeded to initiated a traffic stop. Sgt. Dupree then made contact with and observed a male and female occupant to be acting nervously. Deputy Thompson
On July 18, 2012, at approximately 0249 hours, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a residential fire at Town East Drive in Monroe, LA. Responding deputies and fire personnel were able to remove two deceased persons from the home. At this time, evidence indicates that the residents were involved
Sheriff Russell would like to warn the public about a scam that has been reported to the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office. Recently, a resident of Ouachita Parish contacted OPSO in reference to four money orders and a check being received in the mail from an unknown sender. The recipient was
Child safety seats are required by law in Louisiana because they provide the best protection for infants and young children. However, correctly installing a child safety seat can be challenging, especially with the wide variety of restraint systems, vehicle belt systems and vehicles available on the market today. 9 out
On 7/4/12, Dy. Cody Custer and Dy. Scott Bullock of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office SCAT Team (Special Crimes Apprehension Team) arrested two suspects from a traffic stop on Interstate 20 East bound about the 101 Exit. The deputies observed the suspect's vehicle commit a traffic offense and initiated a
On July 1, 2012 around 1800 hrs, Deputy Donna Norman, RN performed CPR on a 21 year old male at Tinseltown in West Monroe. Two other individuals were already performing CPR on the male when Deputy Norman exited her movie. She then assessed the problem and proceeded to assist. The
Jay Russell was sworn in as Sheriff of Ouachita Parish on July 1, 2012. Russell is a graduate of NLU (now ULM) and the FBI Academy. He began his 28 year career in law enforcement with OPSO at the Ouachita Correctional Center under Sheriff Laymon Godwin. He was then moved
On June 22, 2012, members of the Ouachita Parish SCAT team conducted a follow up investigation where Patrick Tadios, 36 and Krista Williams, 25 were identified as suspects in a Calhoun area burglary. Both suspects were located at a Monroe motel. After contacting Tadios and Williams, deputies discovered that the
The free child safety seat check-up event that was held at the Target store in Monroe, LA, on Saturday, June 23, 2012, was a great success! During the event over 30 child seats were inspected, made safe, and the parents and caregivers were educated. Approximately 3 out of 4 child
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office needs your help in identifying a burglary suspect. The attached photos were captured by surveillance cameras at a camp house located in southern Ouachita Parish. The suspect is responsible for taking various equipment including an air compressor and circular saw. The burglary was reported to