There is no statute of limitations when it comes to a homicide investigation therefore an unsolved homicide case is never closed. We hope that someone will come forward and help these law enforcement agencies make an arrest and bring these cases to a close.
MONROE POLICE DEPARTMENT CASE 05-24154
On December 2, 2005, officers with the Monroe Police Department were dispatched to Ace Automotive located at 5665 Jackson St., in Monroe in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found that a employee found their co-worker, Allen J. Crowell laying on the floor of the business with a gunshot would to the upper torso. Crowell, who was conscience at the time of officers arrival, said two black males shot him when he turned around. Crowell later died from his injuries. The suspect or suspects were never identified and apprehended.
Detectives with the Monroe Police Department still consider this case open and any information about this crime is welcomed. If you have any information about this case, feel free to call the Monroe Police Department or report your information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers of Ouachita Parish.
MONROE POLICE DEPARTMENT CASE 01-21720
On October 3, 2001, at approximately 0351 hours, Marzell Dyer was shot and killed at 2814 South Grand Avenue while responding to his neighbor’s cry for help. Mr. Dyer approached a residence that was getting burglarized with children inside when this crime took place. After the suspects noticed the presence of the victim, several shots were fired at which time Mr. Dyer was shot in the upper torso. The suspects immediately fled the scene on foot.
Detectives with the Monroe Police Department have re-opened this case and are seeking to interview all original witness to this crime and anyone that may have witnessed this shooting but was not contacted by the police in 2001. Also, if you have any information you have obtained after this crime was committed, please contact the case officer or Crimestoppers with your information. Your assistance in solving this case is greatly needed.