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West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of armed robbery last Saturday after authorities received an armed robbery complaint from Riverbend Drive.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man for theft of a motor vehicle on Sunday after a complainant reported finding his 2004 Nissan Xterra missing from the carport.

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A federal judge has sentenced a 37-year old Monroe resident to 42 years in prison following his convictions for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and phencyclidine (PCP), announced U.S. Attorney David Jos…

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Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson was sentenced last week to 10 years in federal prison for lying to more than seven financial institutions, insurance providers and government entities so he could steal more than $18 million.

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A Monroe couple was sentenced to 69 years collectively in prison for robbing three financial institutions at gunpoint and for multiple firearms violations, announced U.S. Attorney David Joseph’s office.

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The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana recently launched the Northwest Louisiana Human Trafficking Task Force to incorporate a victim-centered approach to prosecuting criminals.

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Aaron Mitchell Adcock, 42, of Rayville, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty, to two years in prison for possession with intent to distribute marijuana and five years in prison for possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, to run consecutively.

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The West Monroe police officer accused of sharing a homemade sex video will stand trial for a felony revenge porn offense next week though text messages recently obtained by The Ouachita Citizen show a West Monroe High School teacher admitting guilt for widely sharing the video or images from it.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe man on suspicion of resisting arrest and possession of methamphetamine last week after authorities learned of a 911 hang-up call on Ervin Cotton Road.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Calhoun woman on suspicion of possession of heroin with intent to distribute last week after authorities stopped the suspect's vehicle for a traffic violation.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through drunkenness last Saturday after authorities learned of a naked man tearing up a chicken coop on West Olive Street.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of criminal mischief (giving a false report to police) on Sunday after the suspect reported an assault by her husband.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man for resisting an officer and making an aggravated assault on an officer on Sunday after authorities received a loud noise complaint from Carroll Drive.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of cruelty to juveniles last week after authorities received a complaint the suspect struck his 11-year-old daughter with a belt several times.

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No judge has yet determined the fate of a request for a new trial by a man previously sentenced for killing a Sterlington police officer in a vehicular crash after the man raised an objection about a local police chief’s testimony.

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Monroe officials grappling with the 14 homicides that have plagued the city this year say the local judicial system cannot prevent the worst violent offenders, particularly offenders with past convictions, from returning to the streets to wreak havoc.

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The Monroe man accused of shooting two people and killing one of them in a botched drug deal at a home in Monroe’s Treasure Island neighborhood in May also removed all the drugs from his home before notifying authorities, a sheriff’s investigator says.

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A Monroe resident with a long list of past narcotics offenses was recently arrested by Union Parish sheriff’s deputies on additional drug counts.

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A Louisiana State Probation and Parole mobile response team of 11 officers last week seized more than $150,000 in cash, 800 grams of heroin, 500 grams of black tar heroin, 480 grams of crack cocaine, 400 grams of a substance believed to be drugs, two AR-15s, an AK-47, five handguns, a bullet…

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Sterlington woman on suspicion of disturbing the peace last week after authorities learned of a disturbance at a local store.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man for possession of heroin on Monday after authorities were called to the suspect's home to assist emergency services because the suspect had overdosed.

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West Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine last Saturday after authorities received several 911 hang-up calls from the inn where the suspect was staying.

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Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of aggravated assault last week after authorities received a complaint about the suspect trying to cut her grandmother with a knife.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Sterlington man on suspicion of disturbing the peace through language last Saturday after authorities observed the suspect yelling profanities from his driveway.

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Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested two people on suspicion of burglary last week after authorities received a complaint of a vehicle burglary of some $3,000 in power tools and other equipment.

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The West Monroe woman who evaded prosecution for allegedly sharing a homemade sex video of two other people violated the terms of her diversion agreement with the district attorney, says the female victim shown in the video.

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A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment on October 9, 2019, charging Brandon Keith Harris, 32, of Bastrop, with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a stolen firearm, and theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee, U.S. Attorney David Joseph’s of…

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A Downsville woman has been arrested by Union Parish sheriff’s deputies on charges of cyberstalking and improper telephone communications involving her estranged husband.

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A Downsville resident is being held in the Union Parish Detention Center at Farmerville after he reportedly threatened his brother with a baseball bat.

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