Press Releases

MARCH 2019

3/19 Shreveport man arrested for drugs
The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit, along with the Shreveport City Marshal’s Office, seized drugs and guns during a search warrant in the 400 block of Melrose Street in...
3/18 Five charged in counterfeiting scheme
An investigation by the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Unit has led to the recovery of more than $4,000 in counterfeit money and the arrests of five people, said Sheriff St...
3/18 CPSO receives traffic safety grant
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for increased traffic enforcement, said Sheriff Steve Prator. ...
3/18 Sewer district employee arrested for theft
An employee of Caddo Parish Sewer District #2 was arrested on Friday for stealing from the district office, said Sheriff Steve Prator. An audit by the Louisiana Legislative...
3/18 New scam targets Medicare recipients
Scammers are trying to cash in on a change with Medicare, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In 2018, Medicare provided new cards for people receiving benefits. The new cards show ...
3/14 CPSO responds to shooting
Caddo deputies are searching for a man who broke into a residence and held a family at gunpoint Wednesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 10 p.m., James Salon...
3/11 Woman arrested with stolen mail
A Keithville woman was booked into Caddo Correctional Center for stealing mail from 53 different victims, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Early Friday morning, March 8, the Cadd...
3/8 Caddo deputy named Law Officer of the Year
Caddo Sheriff's Sgt. Doug Smith was honored as Law Officer of the Year by the 40 and 8 Voiture Locale 137 during a ceremony Thursday in Shreveport. He was also selected as...
3/4 Caddo deputies to be recognized during Tuesday ceremony
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will promote three deputies tomorrow in a ceremony at the Re-Entry Facility on Forum Drive. The Sheriff will also recognize one employee with a Life...
3/4 Greenwood man arrested for killing cousin
A Greenwood man is in jail today charged with killing his cousin, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Deputies were called to the 7300 block of Golden Meadows in Gre...

FEBRUARY 2019

2/28 Caddo Sheriff offers women's firearms, personal safety class
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is offering a basic firearms and safety class for women from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. ...
2/28 Sheriff Prator to host CSI Camp for Kids
Sheriff Steve Prator announced that the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a Crime Scene Investigations Camp for 11 and 12 year olds during Spring Break. The cla...
2/27 Men arrested for cashing stolen church checks
Two Caddo Parish men have been arrested for cashing checks stolen from a Shreveport church, said Sheriff Steve Prator. James Maxie, 32, of the 3600 block of Bellaire Avenue...
2/26 Man arrested for sex crimes involving children
A Rodessa man was arrested on Monday for sex crimes involving juveniles, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Darin Gene Chandler, 47, was arrested at the CPSO Crimin...
2/24 Caddo deputy involved in crash
A Caddo Sheriff's deputy received minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Jefferson Paige Road earlier today. Deputy Brian Godfrey was traveling eastbound on Jefferson...
2/22 Five cited for illegally selling alcohol
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited five people for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Twenty-six bus...
2/21 Phone scam targets registered sex offenders
A telephone scam is targeting registered sex offenders in Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies have received several reports from offenders saying they were co...
2/20 Woman charged with bank fraud
A Shreveport woman was arrested for defrauding four different banks out of $17,470, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Karen Miller, 39, was the subject of multiple inves...
2/19 $7,000 reward offered in Vivian homicide
A $7,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the Jan. 5, 2016, homicide of J.D. Hill of Vivian. Caddo-Shr...
2/18 Juvenile arrested for battery
A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for a battery on Redbud Lane in Vivian Sunday night, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were notified after the victim, Anne...
2/8 Caddo Sheriff to host women's firearms class
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will hold a women’s firearms class from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, February 23, at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. ...
2/8 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP Safe Driving Class
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver course on Friday, February 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility located...
2/8 Vivian man arrested for drugs during traffic stop
A Vivian man was arrested by Caddo deputies this morning after drugs were found in his car during a traffic stop, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputy John Berry made the stop...
2/6 AR man arrested following shooting, chase
Caddo deputies got their man Tuesday night after searching throughout the day for the suspect involved in a litany of crimes, said Sheriff Steve Prator. James Allen Shultz,...
2/4 Caddo student arrested for terrorizing
A Caddo Parish student was arrested for terrorizing on Sunday after he made threats to commit a shooting at school, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The 15-year-old student at No...

JANUARY 2019

1/30 Caddo Sheriff accepting applications for college scholarship
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the availability of a $500 college scholarship for a Caddo Parish graduating high school senior. The scholarship is made ava...
1/30 Caddo Sheriff accepting applications for college scholarship
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the availability of a $500 college scholarship for a Caddo Parish graduating high school senior. The scholarship is made ava...
1/29 Shreveporter arrested for financial crimes
A Shreveport man was arrested for cashing fraudulent checks that cost one business over $18,000, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   James Maxie is accused of cashing two ...
1/22 Caddo Parish crime continues to decline
Crime in Caddo Parish dropped 14 percent in 2018 falling to its lowest level in at least 20 years, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  Overall, there were 1,174 crimes r...
1/18 CPSO to hold women's firearms class
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will hold a women’s firearms class from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, January 26, at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. ...
1/18 LOCATED/CPSO asks for information on missing person
Update: Mr. Fleeks has been located and is safe. Thank you for your help.      The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s...
1/17 Caddo deputy receives Public Servants Award
Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy Marc Herring received the Law Enforcement Public Servants Award from the VFW Post 2238 during a ceremony Friday at Savoie’s Restaurant. T...
1/16 CPSO looking for missing man
Update: Mr. Bruner has been located and is safe. Thank you for your help.   The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Keithville man who was reported...
1/16 Second suspect arrested in BHS gun case
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a second suspect in connection with a  loaded gun found at a local high school this past week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. ...
1/11 Juvenile arrested for having gun on school campus
A 15-year-old boy was arrested today for having a loaded gun at school, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff's deputies were notified around 2 p.m. that a janitor a...
1/11 Juvenile arrested for having gun on school campus
A 15-year-old boy was arrested today for having a loaded gun at school, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff's deputies were notified around 2 p.m. that a janitor a...
1/10 Four cited for illegal alcohol sales
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited four people for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Twenty-four bu...
1/3 City, parish leaders briefed on weather event
Parish and city leaders met this morning at the Caddo Emergency Operations Center to discuss the impact of weather in the area. The National Weather Service briefed those a...