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Man accused of huffing, passing out on ex's couch

Officers reported the back door was partially damaged from being forced open, and they located Marcus Boyd, age 37, Overstreet Road, on the couch. He was reportedly passed out.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-06-18 21:50:00

Police: 10-year-old shot in his Monroe home

MONROE, La. (KNOE) -Monroe police say that a 10-year-old boy was shot in the leg early Monday morning inside his home.He was air-lifted to a hospital in Shreveport with non-life threatening injuries.Police said it happened on the 1100 block of South 3rd Street.No word yet on what lead up to the shoo

KNOE TV8 - 2018-06-18 18:25:00

Monroe mother charged with hitting sleeping 5-year-old with a shoe

MONROE, La. - (6/18/2018) A Monroe mother has a $200,000 bond after Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies say she hit her sleeping child with a shoe.According to arrest records,21-year-old Julexis Wiley was arrested on June 13, 2018. She is charged with Second Degree Battery and Cruelty to Juveniles. B

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-06-18 13:12:56

Man accused of having sex with teen after social media post

Antonio Lamar Gipson, age 20, Doyle St., was booked into the parish jail Friday. No bond has been set.

NEWS-STAR - 2018-06-18 22:37:00

No jail time for men who pleaded guilty to slitting dog’s throat, posting video online

Steven Sadler and video-maker Boots Stanley, both of Hamburg, Arkansas, were sentenced Thursday in Morehouse Parish on one count each of aggravated animal cruelty, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.

WLWT 5 - 2018-06-18 14:23:00

State Police drug buy operation yields two arrests

Louisiana State Police troopers arrested two Monroe men on drug charges after an investigation of a suspected marijuana dealer working in parts of Ouachita Parish.Four controlled drug buys were made with Zeandrea Demond Harris, 20, of 313 Walters St., West Monroe, who sold marijuana to a confidentia

HANNAPUB.COM - 2018-06-17 20:15:00

Farmerville man accused of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile

According to Johnny Gunter, media liaison for the Union Parish Sheriff's Office, Antonio Lamar Gipson was booked into the parish jail Friday.

KNOE TV8 - 2018-06-18 16:34:00

Local dad wins Haggar hall-of-fame dad contest

Monroe, La. -Haggar Clothing Co. has named the Louisiana state winner of 2018’s Haggar Hall of Fame Dad contest."Wow I cant even find the words for it," says Monroe dad Charles Tyson.

MYARKLAMISS.COM - 2018-06-17 22:48:18

West Monroe woman accused of shoplifting at Wal-Mart

A West Monroe woman was arrested on suspicion of theft and six other criminal charges last week after the Wal-Mart store in West Monroe reported the suspect stealing merchandise.Wal-Mart's asset protection team reported Stephanie Lynne Thornhill, 35, of 130 Rebecca Drive, West Monroe, taking several


LSP: West Monroe OMV worker issued licenses, IDs to illegal aliens

WEST MONROE, La. (The News-Star) -According to our partners at The News-Star, a woman who worked at the Office of Motor Vehicles in West Monroe is facing multiple charges after she reportedly provided driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants in the United States illegally.


Police searching for wanted suspect

Marquis Oliver is wanted for charges of Stalking, Vehicle Burglary, and Theft of a Motor Vehicle.


Mom accused of hitting sleeping child in back with shoe

Deputies learned the victim was brought to the exam room by his grandmother due to lower back pain. The victim had swelling to his lower back, a scar just below the left shoulder blade, swelling and a scab at the left ear and a welt and scab on his right buttock cheek.


Union Parish authorities seek carnal knowledge of a juvenile suspect

UNION PARISH, La. (KNOE) -Union Parish authorities are seeking a suspect accused of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.They are looking for 20-year-old Antonio Lamar Gipson.According to Crime Stoppers of Union Parish, Gipson is from the Farmerville and Monroe areas.They say Gipson is also wanted by poli


West Nile virus found in WM, Bawcomville mosquito pools

According to a Friday statement from the district, the affected areas will be treated by truck on Friday, Monday and Wednesday.


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Weather Update - Saturday June 16th

FATHER'S DAY FORECAST:We are looking at rain for tomorrow unfortunately, but we are only expecting rain totals to be less than 0.5". Rain is expected to start right around lunchtime, so have those umbrellas handy as your heading out the door tomorrow. Highs will stay in the low 90's as heat indices


Feds visit Monroe to help with putting in end to violent crimes

MONROE, La. (KNOE) -On Thursday, the federal government paid a visit to the Twin Cities to talk crime. United States Attorney David Joseph and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced that a special prosecutor is now designated to the Monroe area."We are going to try to take care of the viol


Two men who slit a pit bull’s throat repeatedly and posted sick video of the slaughter to Snapchat get NO jail time

Steven Sadler and video-maker Boots Stanley, both of Hamburg, Arkansas, were sentenced Thursday in Morehouse Parish on one count each of aggravated animal cruelty, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.


West Monroe woman suspected of shoplifting, meth possession

West Monroe police arrested a West Monroe woman on suspicion of theft and possession of methamphetamine last week after authorities received a shoplifting complaint from Burkes Outlet.Store employees informed police of a certain women possibly carrying store merchandise inside her purse.Police made


West Monroe man accused of firing gun at crowd

Two witnesses identified the shooter as D'Marcus Raquel Cain, 23, of 814 Lazarre Ave., West Monroe.