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POLICE: Argument over potato chips leads to one man under arrest
OUACHITA PARISH, La. - (12/10/2018) A West Monroe man is facing Domestic Abuse Battery charges after police say he hit a woman because she was eating his potato chips. According to online arrest records, deputies from the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office were called to a hom on Northwood Drive just
Woman arrested for obscene acts, theft, drugs at Monroe Walmart
MONROE, La. - (12/10/2018) According to online arrest reports, a Bastrop woman is facing several charges after police say she tried to steal almost $800 worth of items at the Monroe Walmart on Saturday.
Movie concession stand employee accused of stealing over $4,000 from Tinseltown
WEST MONROE, La. - (12/10/2018) A Mississippi woman is accused of stealing over $4,000 from the Tinseltown concession stand over several months. West Monroe Police say around 7:30 p.m. Friday night, they were called to the Tinseltown theatres on Blanchard Street for an internal theft complaint.
STATE POLICE: Man urinates himself during traffic stop that yields 7,500 doses of ecstasy
MONROE, La. - (12/06/18) Louisiana State Police arrested a man and a woman for approximately 7,500 doses of ecstasy. Broderick Jack, 43 of Houston, and Crystal Bridges, 42 of Houston, were arrested on early Thursday morning around 3 a.m.
MARTIN: One play won't define 2018 West Monroe defense
How do you put a bow on a season that made history but was abruptly ended by an 80-yard fourth quarter touchdown? How do you come to grips with a three-point 5A Championship loss after it was revealed via instant replay the tunnel screen that cost the Rebels a title featured a missed block in the ba
Lenwil Elementary School students joining in on the Christmas Cheer Food Drive
WEST MONROE, La. - (12/10/18) Thanks to the students at Lenwil Elementary families in need across the Arklamiss will be able to enjoy meals for the holidays. Lenwil is one of the 34 schools donating in this years Christmas Cheer Food Drive collecting cans and boxes of non-perishable food items to be
West Monroe suffers devastating 27-24 loss to Zachary
After giving up 20 points in the first half, West Monroe’s highly touted defense officially arrived and set the tone for a highly emotional fourth-quarter comeback against the reigning champions, Zachary High School. But after gaining its first lead of the game in the fourth quarter, an 80-yard rece
Monroe man accused of stalking, disturbing the peace
Monroe police arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of several charges including stalking on Saturday after the suspect's ex-girlfriend complained of the suspect causing a disturbance at her home.
Two arrested in bizarre case of apparent attempted eviction & chase in Calhoun
OUACHITA PARISH, La. - (12/10/2018) Two Calhoun men are under arrest in a case that started as an apparent attempted eviction, and led to a car in a ditch with slashed tires. According to online arrest records, on Sunday December 9, 2018, 24-year-old Shaun Hammond when to a home on Boatwright Road w
Police ID suspect in Saturday shooting at Parkview Apartments
The Monroe Police Department is asking for help locating a suspect in a Saturday shooting at Parkview Apartments. Jeremy "JJ" Green is described as a black male, age 30, 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 135 pounds.
MPD arrest homeless man for organized retail theft
Monroe police arrested a homeless man on suspicion of organized retail theft on Sunday after authorities received a tip of stolen goods at Super One Foods in Monroe. The suspect was identified as Darrell D. Watts, 37, of Monroe, entered the store around 9 p.m. and concealed six Tide Pod capsules. A
CrimeStopper tip leads to drug dealing arrest
Metro Narcotics Unit agents arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of possession of crack cocaine with intent to distribute last week after authorities received a tip through CrimeStoppers of possible drug activity.
Calhoun man charged with possession of 83 grams of marijuana
West Monroe police arrested a Calhoun man on suspicion of several charges including illegal carrying of a weapon in the presence of drugs last week after authorities stopped the suspect's automobile for a traffic violation.
5 Arrested in West Monroe armed robbery investigation
WEST MONROE, La. - (12/6/18) The Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested 5 people in connection to a recent armed robbery and home invasion investigation, including the complainant in the case..
Monroe man accused of possession of drug in presence of minor
Ouachita Parish sheriff's deputies arrested a Monroe man on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after the sheriff's street crimes unit received a tip of possible drug activity on Princess Drive in Monroe.
Fire officials investigating fatal fire in West Monroe
WEST MONROE, La. - (12/6/18) The Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal deputies are currently investigating a fatal fire that happened in West Monroe. According to the State Fire Marshal, the fire happened in the 700 block of Natchitoches Street.
Police: 41 pounds of marijuana found during traffic stop
MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper found more than 41 pounds of marijuana in a truck during a traffic stop. The News-Star reported Thursday that 31-year-old Xavier Jenkins has been arrested on charges including possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. An arrest report
Union: Funeral director sentenced to probation, restitution on theft charges
The former director of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville has entered a guilty plea in Third Judicial District Court to theft of more than $25,000. Jerry Glen Morris, age 61, of West Monroe, entered a plea bargain Wednesday. Judge Tommy Rogers sentenced Morris to a suspended seven-year sentence with
Monroe Police investigating shooting on Booth Street
MONROE, La. - (12/7/18) Monroe Police are currently on scene of a shooting incident. The call came in around 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Police responded to the incident that occurred near Steel Fabricators located at 1900 Booth Street and Turner Street in Monroe.
Cooking with Olivia: Green Bean Casserole
WEST MONROE, La. - Here's how to make Olivia's green bean casserole!. 2 cans Kitchen Sliced Green Giant green beans, drained. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 2 qt casserole dish combine green beans, soup and milk.