Ouachita County, LA Arrest Records

Ouachita County, LA is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.91 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Tangipahoa, Calcasieu, Terrebonne, Ascension counties in Louisiana.
Ouachita County, LA property crime rate is 16.83 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,601 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 3.73% compared to 2015.

Ouachita County, LA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ouachita County in 2016 decreased by 3.46% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 577 to 457 while non-violent crime increased by 0.34% from 2,633 to 2,642.

5 Crimes In Ouachita County, LA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,601
Burglary 875
Aggravated assault 398
Motor vehicle theft 166
Robbery 48

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ouachita County decreased by 20.8% from 2015 and increased by 241.04% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 134 to 457. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ouachita County was 37.96% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.291%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ouachita County increased by 0.34% from 2015 and decreased by 3.12% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,727 to 2,642. In 2016 property crime rate in Ouachita County was 40.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.683%.

How Ouachita stands up against other counties

Ouachita vs. Livingston

You’ll be in more safety in Ouachita compared to Livingston county that had 17.04% higher crime rate compared to Ouachita county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0382 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1570 in Livingston county.
Arson rates of 0.0319 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Livingston county.

Ouachita vs. Rapides

You’ll be in more risk in Ouachita compared to Rapides county that had 8.84% lower crime rate compared to Ouachita county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.3058 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1133 in Rapides county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.0574 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.1856 in Rapides county.

Names with the most arrests in Ouachita

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ouachita, Louisiana, the most crimes, that's 36.74% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among black population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ouachita County is 0.4% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.41 daily crimes that occur in Ouachita County.
  • Ouachita, LA is safer than Livingston.
  • In Ouachita County you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ouachita, LA have decreased by 3.46%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Ouachita, LA

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  • Date of Birth: 01-07-1993 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 11:29:00
  • Age: 26
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: MONROE, Louisiana 71202
  • State: Louisiana
  • Total Bond: 12000
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-18 23:29:00
  • Location: Ouachita Correctional Center
  • Summary: Police in the area of Ouachita, Louisiana arrested Cednitra Shundra Williams on May 18, 2019. Williams is 26 years old. She was charged with Unauthorized use of access card as theft; definitions, Issuing worthless checks, Failure to Appear - (FTA - Bench Warrant).  All criminal suspects including Cednitra Shundra Williams are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Ouachita County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 07-30-1996 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-19-2019 02:05:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: WEST MONROE, Louisiana 71291
  • State: Louisiana
  • Total Bond: 800
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-19 02:05:00
  • Location: Ouachita Correctional Center
  • Summary: 22-year-old Elijah Darren May, arrested May 19, 2019 in Ouachita, Louisiana for Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule IV, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated 2nd, LICENSEE TO HAVE LICENSE IN IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, Careless Operation. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule IV, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated 2nd, LICENSEE TO HAVE LICENSE IN IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, Careless Operation is a Felony offense, but everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about May’s status may be obtained from the following: Ouachita County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: KINARD, THOMAS LEADEAN JR
  • Date of Birth: 08-07-1985 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-19-2019 12:17:00
  • Age: 33
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: WEST MONROE, Louisiana 71292
  • State: Louisiana
  • Total Bond: 300
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-19 00:17:00
  • Location: Ouachita Correctional Center
  • Summary: Thomas Leadean junior Kinard was arrested on May 19, 2019. He is 33 years old, . Kinard is charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule II, No Seat Belt by police near Ouachita, Louisiana. Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Schedule II, No Seat Belt is a Felony offense and bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Ouachita County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 12-28-1979 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-19-2019 10:44:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: MONROE, Louisiana 71203
  • State: Louisiana
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-19 10:44:00
  • Location: Ouachita Correctional Center
  • Summary: 39-year-old Terry Dewayne Kidd was arrested in Ouachita, Louisiana for Domestic Abuse Battery; Child Endangerment, Domestic Abuse Battery; Pregnant Victim on May 19, 2019. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Ouachita County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Date of Birth: 09-28-1963 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2019 10:59:00
  • Age: 55
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  • Place of Birth: Louisiana
  • Address: WEST MONROE, LOUISIANA 71291
  • State: Louisiana
  • Total Bond: 0.00
  • Booking Date: 2019-05-18 22:59:00
  • Location: Ouachita Correctional Center
  • Summary: Arrested on charges of Obscenity on May 18, 2019 was John Stanley junior Joyner. The 55-year-old Joyner was arrested by Ouachita County Law Enforcement. Bond was set at unknown amount for the Felony charge because Joyner is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Ouachita County Law Enforcement.