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Monroe police arrested a Mangham man on suspicion of second-degree murder last week after authorities learned of a shooting at the Circle K on Louisville Avenue.

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A Domino’s Pizza franchisee in West Monroe could not be held liable for the death of a 17-year-old who robbed, kidnapped and carjacked a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint in light of the delivery driver shooting the suspect in self-defense.

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A Monroe man arrested last week for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute claimed he did not own the fanny pack containing the marijuana or a bag containing the keys to his personal vehicle.

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Monroe police arrested a homeless man for criminal trespass and theft on Sunday after authorities received a complaint from Wal-Mart about a suspect who was asking people in the parking lot for money.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Sterlington man on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute last week after authorities stopped the suspect's automobile for a traffic violation.

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A West Monroe man whose criminal record includes drug dealing arrests extending to the 1980s was sentenced this year in three cases for dealing methamphetamine, though his prison sentences were partially suspended in favor of probation.

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A West Monroe contractor sued in an April lawsuit for converting a couple’s money for his own personal use was recently arrested by Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies on one count of contractor’s misapplication of payments in a different case.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Calhoun woman on suspicion of abuse of toxic vapors last week after authorities received a complaint that the suspect was huffing air duster.

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West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of two counts of attempted second-degree murder after authorities learned the suspect stabbed two people, including a pregnant victim.

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Monroe police arrested two people on suspicion of soliciting for prostitutes on Sunday after authorities received a complaint of a woman screaming for help at the Downtown RiverMarket on South Grand Street.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine last week after authorities received a 911 call about a disturbance at a home on Southwood Drive.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a homeless man on suspicion of simple assault on a police officer last week after authorities and medical responders received a complaint of an intoxicated male on Tim Street in West Monroe.

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A backseat passenger was arrested on a narcotics charge last week after the vehicle was stopped by a Union Parish sheriff’s patrol deputy because items swinging from the rearview mirror were obstructing the driver’s view.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm and obstruction of a public passage last week after authorities received a complaint of a disturbance on Barnes Road.

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A 3-year-old West Sterlington child mauled by neighborhood dogs last week was reported in stable condition Monday at Ochsner-LSU Health Center in Shreveport.

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A federal grand jury indicted Carol Bates, 48, Faith Alexander, 27, and Marquise Perry, 34, all of Shreveport, last week for stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC).

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Buddy Keith Myers, 24, of Simms, Texas, who is an inmate at Allen Correctional Center in Kinder, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Robert R. Summerhays to serve three years and one month in federal prison for making threats against the President of the United States, according t…

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Union Parish sheriff’s deputies recently arrested a man accused of battering his wife at their residence in the Downsville area.

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A convicted drug dealer in Monroe will not face prosecution for manufacturing and selling methamphetamine thanks to a plea deal reached last week that dismissed the case in favor of a two-year sentence for possession of meth in a separate case.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of domestic abuse battery and cruelty to children last week after authorities were notified of a disturbance at a house on Birchwood.

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University of Louisiana-Monroe police arrested a Collinston man on suspicion of trespassing last week after authorities found the suspect unconscious during a patrol of the university's campus.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe woman on suspicion of home invasion on Sunday after authorities were notified of an incident at a home on Winnsboro Road.

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Fourth Judicial District Court Judge Larry Jefferson says his rulings shielding a Monroe man from a jury’s murder verdict only drew legal challenges from the district attorney and coverage from The Ouachita Citizen because of racial discrimination.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Choudrant man on suspicion of simple battery last week after authorities learned the suspect was involved in a verbal altercation with his mother.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm last week after authorities were notified of a domestic disturbance at Ridgedale Apartments.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of disturbing the peace last week after authorities learned the suspect would not get off a bus in Monroe's First Transit public transport system.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a 17-year-old on suspicion of firing a gun at deputies during a high-speed car chase last week, stemming from the suspect’s connection to local burglaries and an escape from the juvenile detention center.

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Both father and son wanted by Union Parish sheriff’s investigators for home invasion and second-degree battery were recently arrested.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe woman on suspicion of cruelty to juveniles last week after authorities were advised to make a welfare check on a child at a Carter Drive home.

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