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With the assistance of the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office, Monroe police apprehended six inmates at Swanson Correctional Center who had escaped the Office of Juvenile Justice facility.

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West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of third-degree rape last week after receiving a report of a disturbance on Suquaknatchah Street.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested an El Paso, Texas man for possession of crack cocaine last week after authorities stopped the suspect's vehicle for a traffic violation.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a West Monroe man for domestic abuse battery last week after authorities learned of a domestic disturbance on Sandal Street in West Monroe.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a Monroe man for driving while his driver's license was suspended last week after authorities observed the suspect driving his vehicle in reverse on a public road.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on several charges including possession of synthetic marijuana with intent to distribute last week after authorities stopped the suspect's vehicle for failing to stop at a traffic signal's red light.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a West Monroe woman for simple criminal damage to property last week after authorities received complaints about broken windows from a house on Evergreen Street in West Monroe.

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Detectives with the Monroe Police Department arrested a suspect in the Feb. 26 homicide of Reginald Copning last week.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies a West Monroe man on suspicion of violating a public roadway's maximum speed limit and carrying a gun while a convicted felon last week after authorities observed the suspect's vehicle traveling at 60 mph in a 35-mph speed zone.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies arrested a West Monroe man for drug possession while responding to a trespassing complaint last week.

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport recently reversed part of a local judge’s ruling in a lawsuit against three Bastrop men for battering a local resident when he drove by the defendants’ place of business to investigate complaints of animal cruelty.

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West Monroe police arrested a 17-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder last week after authorities received a complaint the suspect tried to kill her child.

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Dustin Jamond Savoie, 34, of Choudrant, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty to 180 months (15 years) in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, on drug trafficking and firearms charges.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of criminal trespassing earlier this month after a local hospital asked the suspect be removed from the property.

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Richwood police arrested a Monroe woman on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm last week after authorities received a complaint about someone carrying a gun at a local fuel station.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of simple criminal damage to property and resisting an officer on Monday after the suspect's landlord complained to authorities.

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Monroe police arrested Antavian Rucks as a suspect of second-degree murder after authorities began investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of Crescent Drive that occurred after 2:30 a.m. on Monday.

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Louisiana Probation and Parole officers arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of obscenity last week after authorities received a complaint the suspect showed a photo of his genitals to his case manager.

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A federal grand jury in Shreveport has returned an indictment charging Deborah Cooksey, 56, of Minden, with filing false tax returns, according to acting U.S. Attorney Alexander Van Hook's office.