OPSO deputy charged with rape


A deputy with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department was arrested on a third degree rape charge Monday afternoon.

Bradley Smith, 38, of Calhoun, was immediately fired from his duties at the sheriff’s office upon arrest.

According to The News Star, investigators from the Ouachita Parish Sherriff’s Office handled the investigation.

Smith was booked at Ouachita Correctional Center and is awaiting trial.