Press Releases

FEBRUARY 2020

2/25 Man arrested in connection with trailer theft ring
A Greenwood man is behind bars after an investigation showed he was the mastermind in a trailer theft ring that targeted more than 20 victims, according to an announcement by ...
2/20 Caddo Sheriff issues warning about tech support scam
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has issued a warning about another scam making the rounds in our area. This one involves tech support. It begins with the scammer contacting the ...
2/20 Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold recruitment event
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a Recruitment Event at 9 a.m.  Saturday, March 7, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive...
2/19 New dates announced for Women's Firearms and Personal Safety Class
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced upcoming dates for the women’s personal safety and firearms familiarization course offered by the Caddo Sheriff’s O...
2/18 Woman arrested for forgery, filing false public records
A Shreveport woman was arrested for forging signatures on four property deeds and filing the paperwork with the Clerk of Court, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Krystle Williams,...
2/13 Man dies after crashing vehicle into tree
One man is dead following a traffic crash on Cedar Creek Drive in Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The man, who has not been identified, crashed his truck into a tree...
2/13 Another road closed due to flooding conditions
Hosston-Rodessa Road North, approximately two miles north of Mira Myrtis Road, was closed this evening due to high water.  The south ends of Norris Ferry and Wallace L...
2/12 Man arrested for theft involving LSU-Clemson tickets
A south Louisiana man is accused of overcharging a buyer for tickets to the College National Championship football game, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. The vi...
2/11 CPSO announces road closure
Update: The south ends of Norris Ferry and Wallace Lake roads leading to the boat ramp have been closed due to flooding. Keithville-Kingston Road at the Desoto Parish line ...
2/10 Woman avoids hospital food but lands in jail
Hospital food. It often gets a bad rap. One woman thought she found a way to avoid it, but that plan eventually landed her in jail. Ashley Lee, 31, of Plain Dealing, was ar...
2/5 Shreveport lawyer arrested for theft
A Shreveport lawyer turned himself in to the Caddo Sheriff’s Office after warrants for his arrest were obtained charging him with theft, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Za...
2/4 Man arrested for home improvement fraud
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man for being an unlicensed contractor, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jason Youngblood was hired to remodel a house on Looney St...
2/4 Woman arrested for identity theft
A Shreveport woman is in jail today charged with committing identity theft, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Tiffany King, 32, is accused of making $13,047 in unauthorized charge...

JANUARY 2020

1/30 CPSO seeks info on missing woman
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Vivian woman, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Dorothy Yates-McCathran, 40, was repor...
1/29 Third person arrested in Holiday Inn theft; other suspects identified
Update: Jamilah King was arrested on Jan. 29 after information was provided that she was working in Bossier City. BCPD was contacted and Jamilah was located...
1/27 Vivian man arrested for access device fraud
A Vivian man was arrested today for using a former employer’s gas card to purchase thousands of dollars of fuel for friends and acquaintances, said Sheriff Steve Pr...
1/25 3-yr-old in stable condition after accidental shooting
Caddo Deputies are continuing their investigation today into the shooting of a three-year-old boy in south Caddo Parish this past weekend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The ch...
1/24 Four arrested after vehicle pursuit
Traffic violation leads to a vehicle pursuit in south Caddo Parish that ended in Harrison County with four people in jail, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Deputies attempt...
1/24 Hotel employees arrested for Felony Theft
Caddo Sheriff’s Detective investigate employees at the Holiday Inn Express on Interstate Drive for stealing from the company, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Nydra William...
1/22 Caddo Sheriff warns of scams
Two scams are circulating in the local area causing Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator to issue a word of warning. The first scam involves bogus text messages claiming to be from F...
1/22 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...
1/21 Caddo Sheriff announces promotions and employee recognitions
Three deputies were promoted during a ceremony this morning at the  Caddo Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility. Sheriff Steve Prator also recognized several employees for th...
1/16 Train, truck collide in north Caddo Parish
A KCS train and an 18-wheeler collided in north Caddo Parish this morning. There were no injuries, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 6 a.m., the driver of th...
1/14 Caddo Parish Emergency Alert Program
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1/11 Overnight Storm Claims Life
An Oil City man lost his life after a tree fell on his home during the storms affecting Caddo Parish overnight, said Sheriff Steve Prator.     Around 1 A.M. Sa...
1/10 Phone Scam Alert
Local citizens are being targeted by phone scammers claiming to be law enforcement and demanding money be paid over the phone in lieu of arrest, said Sheriff Steve Prator...
1/10 Weekend Weather Alert
Citizens of Caddo Parish and the surrounding areas need to be aware of a severe weather event expected to impact the area Friday evening and overnight into Saturday.  Tho...
1/9 Rougarou the Rescue Dog joins Caddo Sheriff's K-9 Unit
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is giving a rescue dog from the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana a new “leash” on life after officially making him a member o...
1/7 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP Safe Driving Class
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver course from noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility l...
1/6 Credit Union robbery suspect now in custody
Troy Donnell Baker, the suspect in the November 18 armed robbery of the Wesla Credit Union on Williamson Way, was arrested this morning in Bossier City, said Caddo Sheriff Ste...
1/6 Bossier woman charged with home improvement fraud
A Bossier City woman is in jail in Caddo Parish for committing home improvement fraud, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On October 26, the victim reported he had hired No Ends La...
1/5 Barricade call ends peacefully in south Caddo
Two men are in now custody after the peaceful end to a stand-off in south Caddo Parish, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. It all started around 11:41 a.m. when Deputy Alvin ...
1/22 Back to school
It is that time again.  Caddo Parish will resume classes on August 13, 2012.  It is recommended that drivers begin to take notice of school zones in their area. S...