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In response to the evidence that fraud schemes are being developed around the country to exploit the coronavirus epidemic, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph announced today that he has formed a multi-agency task force in the Western District of Louisiana to identify, investigate, prosecute, and …

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a homeless man from Eros on several charges including theft of a motor vehicle last week after authorities received a complaint about a stolen all-terrain vehicle, or ATV.

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport recently upheld a 25-year sentence for a man convicted of robbing a woman at gunpoint when she tried to withdraw funds from an automated teller machine in West Monroe in 2014.

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeal in Shreveport recently reversed a ruling by Monroe City Court Judge Jefferson “Jeff” Joyce after the judge awarded $3,500 to a Monroe woman who sued her ex-husband for extreme mental and emotional abuse.

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Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics Unit agents arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute last week after authorities conducted a controlled delivery of a package containing one pound of marijuana to the suspect.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of simple battery and disturbing the peace last week after authorities received a 911 call in which the dispatcher heard someone say, “Give me my money or I'll kill you, b***h.”

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Jmarreon D. Mack, 38, of Monroe, was sentenced to 17 and a half years in federal prison for felon in possession of a firearm, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

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West Monroe police arrested two people on suspicion of second-degree murder last week after authorities received a report of a missing 21-year-old.

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An Elayn Hunt Correctional Center employee was booked last week with simple battery following an internal investigation that determined the officer used excessive force on an inmate and lied about it.

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The nephew of Hollywood filmmaker Tyler Perry, who was serving time in the Union Parish Detention Center at Farmerville, apparently hanged himself inside a cell Tuesday night.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on several drugs including possession of more than 1,000 Ecstasy pills on Saturday after authorities noticed a vehicle matching the description of a stolen one.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of domestic abuse (aggravated battery) last week after authorities learned of a domestic disturbance at a home on Trichel Lane in Monroe.

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A Monroe man has been arrested on warrants issued by Union Parish sheriff’s deputies in September 2018 involving a stolen pickup truck out of Ouachita Parish.

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Monroe police arrested a Ruston man on suspicion of aggravated assault with a firearm last week after authorities learned of a shooting at a store on Winnsboro Road.

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