Press Releases

DECEMBER 2012

12/20 Caddo Sheriff’s Office needs public’s help to locate accused child molester
Updated: 12/21/12 Rogers was arrested yesterday, 12/20/12, in Miller County.The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a Blanchard man wanted for mo...
12/10 Caddo Sheriff’s auxiliary deputy class set to graduate tonight
Graduation for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Program will be at 6 p.m. tonight at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Ave.Eight deputies will be sworn in by Cadd...
12/5 Traffic stop ends in arrest for drug possession
A Mooringsport man was arrested on Tuesday after narcotics agents found marijuana in his vehicle during a traffic stop, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport ...
12/4 Church treasurer arrested for theft
A volunteer treasurer for Broadmoor Christian Church on Youree Drive was arrested today for stealing over $100,000 from the church, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Evelyn Brow...
12/4 Caddo SO investigating fatal crash
Caddo sheriff’s deputies have identified one of the two men involved in a fiery, fatal crash last night on Bostwick Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The passenger has been iden...
12/3 Caddo Sheriff offers "First Gun Course” for kids
Registration is currently underway for children ages 8 to 12 to participate in the Caddo Sheriff’s Office "First Gun Course."The 4-hour class will be offered from 8 a.m. until...
12/3 Man arrested for multiple car burglaries
Shreveport man has been arrested for a rash of car burglaries that occurred Nov. 25 in the 3300 and 3600 blocks of Roy Road, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Travis McKay...

NOVEMBER 2012

11/29 Bondman arrested in beating case
A Shreveport bondsman found himself behind bars on Wednesday after a man in his custody was brought to jail with injuries, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Gregory Johnson told...
11/27 Employee arrested for stealing from Wal-Mart
A Shreveport woman was arrested on Monday for stealing cash from a local discount store while she worked there, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Deequita Lewis, 28, of the 8200...
11/26 33 to graduate tomorrow from Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy
Graduation exercises for the 32nd basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 27, in the banquet room at ...
11/20 Robbery suspect charged in Caddo case
A suspect in a string of Shreveport robberies has been arrested for an attempted armed robbery in Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Myles Robinson, 19, is being held at ...
11/16 Man arrested for abusing elderly grandma
A 32-year-old Vivian man was arrested for abusing his 84-year-old grandmother, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Waylon “Frank” Sims, Jr. is accused of pushing and grabbing his ...
11/12 Narcotics agents arrest 8 on drug charges at State Fair
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw announced that the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit conducted “Operation Replay” this weekend in an to attemp...
11/9 Bookkeeper arrested for theft
A local bookkeeper was arrested on Thursday for stealing $100,000 from her employer, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Theresa Robinson, 48, of Bossier City, was arrested for th...
11/7 Caddo SO to hold fish fry
The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a fish fry from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at the south substation, 9956 Mansfield Road, near Keithville. Money raised at the event...
11/6 Mooringsport man arrested for possessing child pornography
A Mooringsport man was arrested this past week after he was found in possession of child pornography.Investigators with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Poli...

OCTOBER 2012

10/31 Courthouse to close Thursday; Sheriff's Office to remain open
All offices at the Caddo Parish Courthouse will be closed for All Saints Day November 1 except for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office.Anyone entering the Courthouse must enter from th...
10/29 CPSO to accept bids on bull
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will accept bids on a Red Angus bull from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, October 31, at the sheriff’s substation at 4910 North Market.The bull was picke...
10/29 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Citizens ...
10/26 Two men arrested with synthetic marijuana
Two men have been arrested on drug charges after they were found with synthetic marijuana, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw.On Wednesday...
10/26 CSO seeks info in auto break-ins
Caddo sheriff’s investigators are seeking information in connection with a string of car break-ins, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The Sheriff’s Office has received reports of four...
10/24 Caddo Sheriff’s Office investigates morning shooting
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting involving Shreveport police officers that occurred earlier this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The shooting happene...
10/23 Caddo Sheriff recognizes employees
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator promoted four deputies during a ceremony this morning at the Northwest Regional Re-entry Facility.Promoted were Mike Christian to Patrol sergeant; A...
10/19 CPSO investigating crash
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are working a crash involving a pickup and a dump truck that collided on US Hwy. 71 near Hwy. 173 today, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The accident occurr...
10/15 Man arrested for incest
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man for aggravated incest, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Joe Nell Gilmer Sr., 54, of the 5600 block of Albany Road, was booked int...
10/12 Two arrested for improper behavior with juveniles
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested two people this week for improper sexual behavior with juveniles.In the first case, Det. Jared Marshall arrested 58-year-old Stephen Lee Mo...
10/12 Former teacher arrested for stealing from school
A former teacher at North Caddo High School was arrested today for stealing $9,000 in materials from the school, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Rodney Doyle, 42, of Dubberly,...
10/12 Two arrested in aggravated burglary
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office arrested two people today in connection with an aggravated burglary that occurred in the 1000 block of Riding Club Lane, said Sheriff Steve Prator.M...
10/4 Caddo Sheriff's Office to host AARP driver's course
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Safe Driver Program on Friday, October 12, at the Northwest Regional Re-entry Facility, 1125 Forum Drive.This is a 4-hour refreshe...
10/1 Three arrested in theft ring
Three people were jailed over the weekend for their part in a theft ring that targeted inoperable vehicles.Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said the ring has been linked to the thef...
10/1 Caddo Sheriff announces rifle sight-in days for the public
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced that the Sheriff's Training Academy firing range will be available to the public to sight in rifles for the upcoming deer season.Four spec...

SEPTEMBER 2012

9/26 Jail visitation hours changed
There will be no visitation at the Caddo Correctional Center between noon Friday, September 28, and 1 p.m. Sunday, September 30. The change in visitation hours is due to compu...
9/25 Caddo Sheriff, Shreveport Police to participate in Drug Take Back Day
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Police Chief Willie Shaw said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday, September 29, at Sheriff's Safety Town as part ...
9/25 Underage alcohol operation nets 6 arrests
Caddo sheriff's deputies checked 30 businesses on Sunday for compliance withlaws governing the sale of alcohol to underage persons. Employees of six businesses were found in v...
9/25 Caddo SO to hold fish fry
The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a fish fry from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Friday, September 28, at the south substation, 9956 Mansfield Road, near Keithville. Money raised at the ...
9/25 CSO to accept bids on horses
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will accept bids on two geldings from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday, September 28, at the sheriff’s substation at 4910 North Market. The horses were unclai...
9/25 Two arrested in fraudulent land transfer
Two people were arrested today in connection with a fraudulent land transfer involving property belonging to a woman who has been dead for 17 years.Eugene Boyd, 36, was booked...
9/17 Stolen sweets have bitter ending for Shreveport woman
A Shreveport woman was arrested for stealing cookie dough and chocolate from a fund raising company and reselling the items for cash, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Melinda F...
9/7 CPSO and State Farm to host distracted and impaired driving course
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and State Farm agent Ted Roberts will host a safe driving program for young drivers Saturday, September 15, at Sheriff’s Safety Town. The pro...
9/5 Travel agent arrested for bilking customers
A local travel agent was arrested on 38 counts of theft for taking money from customers but failing to make their travel arrangements, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Gretchen...
9/4 House burglarized three times in same day; suspect arrested
Remember the old music lyric, “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all?” That’s how a Vivian woman must have felt when her home was burglarized in July by three di...

AUGUST 2012

8/29 Caddo Sheriff recognizes employees
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator promoted three deputies during a ceremony Tuesday at the Northwest Regional Re-entry Facility.   Promoted were Brian Wilson, Director of Techni...
8/29 CPSO looks for owner of lost animals
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owners of two horses and a donkey recently picked up by the department’s Stock Patrol.The gray gelding quarter horses with an LB ...
8/28 Caddo Sheriff’s Office prepares to render aid in wake of Hurricane Isaac
Caddo sheriff’s deputies spent Monday readying emergency equipment in the event they are called to assist in south Louisiana, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Equipment acquire...
8/21 School Board employee arrested for theft
An employee in the Caddo School Board’s Buildings and Grounds Department was arrested for theft for using School Board supplies to complete a personal job.Antonio D. Johns, 35...
8/20 Shreveport man arrested for distributing cocaine and pills
A Shreveport man was arrested Friday on charges related to the distribution of cocaine and pills, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw.Agent...
8/20 Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force dismantle lab at Vivian mobile home
A Vivian man was arrested on Sunday for making meth at a mobile home where three children were living.Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Willie Shaw said a...
8/16 TEEN CONSEQUENCES PROGRAM SCHEDULED
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior....
8/16 Dropped cell phone leads CPSO to thieves
A cell phone dropped at the scene of a theft on Parkhaven Place in north Caddo Parish led Caddo detectives to their suspects on Wednesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Deputies r...
8/15 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Citizens ...
8/15 Caddo SO joins national crackdown
If you drink and drive in Caddo Parish, beware. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campa...
8/12 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. ...
8/10 More victims come forward in abuse case involving Vivian couple
More alleged victims have come forward in a child molestation investigation involving a Vivian couple, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Three new charges were filed this mornin...
8/7 Jackson faces more charges
Eddie Jackson, convicted this past week in the kidnapping of Tracy Winslow and arson of her car, is facing new charges today, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Sheriff’s detecti...
8/7 Man leads officers on chase to jail
Bobby Parks had been on the lam for nearly two years but when his day of reckoning finally came he couldn’t get to the jail fast enough.Parks was wanted on two warrants obtain...
8/7 Ida town clerk arrested
A man who worked as the Ida town clerk and had a second job as the town’s only water department employee was arrested by Caddo sheriff’s deputies for stealing from the town’s ...
8/6 CSO to accept bids on hog
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will accept bids on a hog that was unclaimed by its owner after it was picked up on Sparks Davis Road.Bids on the animal will be accepted from 9 a.m...
8/3 Man faces charges in crash that injured child
A Keatchie man was arrested by Caddo sheriff’s deputies on Thursday for being impaired when he crashed his vehicle and caused a 4-year-old boy to be ejected from the car, said...
8/3 More victims claim they were molested by Vivian couple
A Vivian man and now his wife face more charges for molesting teen-age boys, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Patrick Price Williams, 44, and Jacqueline Renea Williams, 47, of ...

JULY 2012

7/31 Woman arrested for vehicular negligent injury
Caddo deputies arrested a Keithville woman for vehicular negligent injury in connection with an injury accident that occurred on July 11, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Toxicology ...
7/31 Man arrested for stealing neighbor’s cockatoo
A Shreveport man was arrested for stealing his neighbor’s cockatoo, which later showed up for sale on Craig’s List.Sunny, an umbrella cockatoo, was left in a cage on its owner...
7/30 CPSO looks for owner of lost hog
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is looking reunite a lost hog with its owner.The hog was found running loose last Monday on Sparks Davis Road. It is male, and black and white in co...
7/25 Warrant leads to brothers’ arrest, seizure of drugs and guns
Agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task, assisted by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team, executed a search warrant at 629 Terrell Drive in Shrevep...
7/24 Caddo Sheriff’s Office conducts underage alcohol sales operation
Five store clerks were cited in an underage alcohol operation conducted Monday by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Thirty-two busi...
7/24 Man uses wire service to steal money
A Bossier City man is in jail in Caddo Parish for fraudulently wiring money through Western Union without paying, said Sheriff Steve Prator.James Barrett, 59, of the 200 block...
7/20 Teens’ guardian arrested for molestation
A Vivian man has been arrested by Caddo deputies for molesting two teen-age boys, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Patrick Price Williams, 44, of 11104 Upper State Line Road, was arr...
7/19 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Citizens ...
7/19 Caddo sheriff offers safety course for college-bound students
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is offering a one-day safety course for college-bound students ages 17-21."College Bound 101" will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, August 6, a...
7/17 Driver ticketed in weekend fatality
Caddo Parish deputies have cited the driver involved in a single vehicle crash that killed a young girl near Ida this past weekend.Elaine Knox, 59, of Shreveport, was issued t...
7/5 Citizens can help law enforcement combat summer thefts
The number of thefts in rural Caddo Parish has been inching its way up during the warmer months, but Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator says property owners can help turn the trend ar...
7/2 Highway 71 crash
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of one person north of Hosston this morning. Cpl. Mike Vaitkus said a tractor-trailer “b...

JUNE 2012

6/28 Scrap metal employees arrested for violating laws
Two employees of a local scrap metal business were arrested by Caddo deputies for violating laws pertaining to the operation of their business, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Will...
6/21 Driver of 18-wheeler cited for fatal crash
The driver of an 18-wheeler that caused a fatal crash on Hwy. 79 on Tuesday has been cited by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.Larry D. Gatson II, 25, of Shreveport, was issu...
6/21 Caddo deputy receives SAR award
The Galvez Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented its Outstanding Service Award this week to Caddo Sheriff’s Cpl. George Moore for his contributions to law e...
6/19 Fatal crash investigated by CPSO
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred this morning on Hwy. 79 near the Relay Station, said Sheriff Steve Prator.A convoy of 18 wheelers belon...
6/18 Fast food worker arrested for using customer’s debit card number
A fast food worker was arrested today for using a customer’s debit card number to purchase electronics, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Shanderian Harris copied down a custome...
6/18 Caddo Sheriff to recognize employees with awards and promotions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize three employees with promotions and others with departmental awards during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, at the Caddo Co...
6/18 CSO investigates injury accident on North Market
A Mooringsport teenager was hospitalized this morning after driving his truck into oncoming traffic and being struck by an 18 wheeler, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.The 16-y...
6/14 Teen Consequences program scheduled
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior....
6/14 Blanchard man arrested for illegal behavior with juveniles
A Blanchard man was arrested Wednesday for sex crimes involving juveniles over 10 years ago, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Jimmy Garland Canada, 63, of the 200 block of Juli...
6/14 Sheriff Prator offers specialized driver training to churches and non-profits
Drivers who operate passenger vans for churches and non-profit organizations can now receive specialized training in the safe handling of their vehicle, said Caddo Sheriff Ste...
6/12 Agencies plan free booster seat distribution
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, Shreveport Police Department and other agencies will conduct a child seat check-up and free booster seat distribution from 9 a.m. to noon Sa...
6/11 Bookkeeper arrested for theft
The bookkeeper for a local business was arrested for forgery and theft after it was learned that she used a company credit card for her own benefit, said Sheriff Steve Prator....
6/7 Deputies arrest man for attempted murder of girlfriend
Caddo deputies arrested a man for the attempted murder of his girlfriend after he tried to drovetheir vehicle into Cross Lake.Sheriff’s patrol units were dispatched to a vehic...
6/6 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Citizens ...
6/4 Vivian man arrested for incest
A Vivian man has been arrested for aggravated incest following an investigation by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Billy Carl Gibson, 36, of the 8200 blo...
6/1 CPSO captain receives FBI award
Captain Darwin Jones of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was honored recently by the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) with its prestigious Leader...

MAY 2012

5/30 Man sentenced to prison for investment scheme
A man who admitted stealing $253,000 from elderly victims in an investment scheme was sentenced on Tuesday to prison time and ordered to pay restitution.Stanley Mangham, 49, o...
5/29 Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals
Donkeys, horses, and a hog will go up for public sale this weekend after their owners either released them to the Caddo Sheriff's Office or failed to claim their loose livesto...
5/25 Deputies respond to Hwy. 1 wreck
Caddo deputies responded to an injury accident this morning on Hwy. 1 in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The driver of a 1998 Saturn traveling northbound on Hwy....
5/25 Woman says she gambled away money stolen from her employer
A Shreveport woman was arrested for stealing money from her employer, which she later gambled away, according to investigators.Martha Clark, 57, of the 400 block of Mt. Zion R...
5/23 Caddo Sheriff offers teen course on distracted and impaired driving
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is offering a course for teenagers on the dangers of distracted and impaired driving.The safety course focuses on distractions including texting, ce...
5/21 Caddo Sheriff's summer recreation program set to begin at area schools
The annual youth summer recreation program sponsored by the Caddo Sheriff's Office kicks off June 4, providing safe, summer activities for area youngsters, said Caddo Parish S...
5/16 Caddo Sheriff to host rural crime prevention program
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will host a crime prevention program for rural communities from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Vivian National Guard Armory, announced...
5/9 Caddo sheriff announces recipient of college scholarship
Dylan Cowgill of Caddo Parish is the recipient of an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program, Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced today.Cowgill ...
5/8 Woman arrested for stealing from former employer
The former bookkeeper at a north Caddo oil field production company was arrested today on a warrant charging her with stealing from the company, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Caro...
5/8 Fraud charges filed against Shreveport man
A Shreveport man was arrested for bank fraud in a financial crimes scheme that netted him over $18,000, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Anthony Guidry, 34, of the 200 block of Symph...
5/8 Caddo Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help to locate missing man
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Greenwood man.Louis Clarence Jackson was last seen by his family at his house on Neptune on Ap...
5/4 Officer arrested for malfeasance, theft
A Shreveport police officer was arrested for misdemeanor theft and malfeasance in office today for allegedly stealing property during the execution of a search warrant.Ryan Ro...
5/3 Texas woman returned to Caddo Parish to face charges in local killing
A San Antonio woman who was indicted in connection with the contract killing of local resident Ernest Luttrell is back in Caddo Parish preparing to face charges of murder and ...
5/3 Caddo Parish Sheriff announces summer camps for kids
Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for four summer camps for kids offered by the Caddo Sheriff's Office.Caddo Sheriff's Camp, an overnig...
5/2 Woman arrested for making false reports
A Mooringsport woman was arrested on two counts of criminal mischief for filing false reports about the family of her daughter’s fiance’.Lottie Coffman, 63, was issued two sum...
5/2 Company owner arrested second time for stealing from customers
The owner of a local pharmaceutical distribution company who was arrested two years ago for stealing from her customers has been arrested a second time, said Caddo Sheriff Ste...
5/2 Caddo Sheriff's Office seeks owner of stray hog
A hog that has regularly visited a southeast Shreveport neighborhood is now in the custody of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.Deputies are trying to locate its owner after i...

APRIL 2012

4/30 Girl killed in four-wheeler accident
A 10-year-old Rodessa girl died this past weekend following a four-wheeler crash in north Caddo Parish, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.The crash occurred Saturday evening on ...
4/25 CPSO arrests man for rape of youth
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Bossier City man for the 2005 aggravated rape of a younggirl.Troy Roundtree, 23, was indicted by a Caddo Parish Grand Jury on April 20. D...
4/25 Man arrested for holding three at gunpoint
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man for breaking into a residence in north Caddo Parish and holding three people at gunpoint, said Sheriff Steve Prator.James ...
4/25 CPSO giving away donkeys
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office has six donkeys to give away to good homes.The donkeys were either released by their previous owners or found at various locations throughout the pa...
4/23 Crime Victims’ Rights Week to be recognized in Caddo Parish
A ceremony to honor crime victims and our nation’s progress in advancing the rights of victims will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Frost Rose Garden of Centenary...
4/20 Suspect arrested for illegally using grandmother’s debit card
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Benton man on Tuesday for using his grandmother’s debit card to make a series of unauthorized purchases, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Jonath...
4/20 Caddo teacher arrested for simple battery
A teacher at Green Oaks High School was arrested today for simple battery of a student, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Alvin Wallace, 48, of Shreveport, was booked into Caddo Corre...
4/20 Local schools celebrate DARE graduations
Caddo Parish fifth-graders at seven local schools will celebrate their successful completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program with graduation ceremoni...
4/20 Man arrested for aggravated rape
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man in connection with the aggravated rape of a juvenile in 2005, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Donald Ray Leone Jr., 40, of the 8...
4/18 Caddo Sheriff commissioned for Angola Rodeo commemorative poster
The Shreveport Regional Arts Council will host a reception to unveil the 2012 Angola Prison Rodeo commemorative poster commissioned from Sheriff Steve Prator. The event will b...
4/17 Two CPSO deputies lauded
Two Caddo Sheriff’s deputies received recognition recently for outstanding service to law enforcement and the community.Jonathan Kennedy, a five-year deputy assigned to Invest...
4/17 Caddo SO responds to major accident
Caddo sheriff’s deputies were called to a major accident that sent one woman to the hospital this afternoon.The 51-year-old woman was eastbound on I-20 west of the Hwy. 80 ove...
4/16 14 to graduate tomorrow from Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy
Graduation exercises for the 31st basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the banquet room at Sum...
4/16 Caddo SO seeks info about missing man
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locatingDavid Lee Clark of Shreveport.Clark was last seen by relatives at his house on Feb. 5. He resides in the ...
4/13 Vivian shooter arrested
The man wanted in connection with a shooting at a Vivian apartment complex on Tuesday was arrested overnight in Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Jamario Cortez Norman, 20...
4/13 Local business makes donation to the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force
A local business is teaming up with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force to help fight drug crimes, said Sheriff Steve Prator.SPF Depot of Bossier City recently donated s...
4/11 Caddo SO to host Red River Law Enforcement Day
Recreational boaters can meet deputies with the Caddo Sheriff’sMarine Unit and get valuable safety information during Red River Law Enforcement Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this ...
4/10 Caddo SO investigates Vivian shooting
A Bossier City man is in the hospital today after being shot multiple times during an altercation at a Vivian apartment.Caleb Rhodes, 19, was shot at least two times in the le...
4/3 Driver arrested in school bus accident
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Kevin James Hall who is wanted on a felony bench warrant in a recent theft case.Deputies also believe Ha...
4/2 Caddo sheriff’s employees to be recognized for service
A number of Caddo Sheriff’s deputies will be recognized for their years of service with the department during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 3, at the Caddo Correctio...
4/2 Caddo Sheriff’s Office investigates copper theft from area high school
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of copper wiring that affected the air conditioning system at Northwood HS, said Sheriff Steve Prator.The theft was disco...

MARCH 2012

3/28 CSO deputies make arrest in shooting
A man wanted for a shooting on Post Oak Place earlier this month was arrested by Caddo deputies on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Lloyd Carr, 50, of the 6700 block of Nort...
3/23 Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals
Donkeys, horses, and sheep will go up for public sale next week after their owners either released them to the Caddo Sheriff's Office or failed to claim their loose livestock....
3/23 Co-defendant in Luttrell homicide arrested in San Antonio
Caddo Parish District Attorney Charles Scott and Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator announced that a Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned a secret indictment against Linda Kate Pas...
3/20 Teacher arrested for simple battery
A teacher at the Academic Recovery School in Shreveport was arrested by Caddo deputies today for simple battery of a student, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Alvin Orlando Williams,...
3/15 Teen Consequences program scheduled
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior....
3/13 Woman wanted for bar room beating
*Update* Dorice Bass turned herself in to Caddo sheriff’s deputies this morning Caddo sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help to find Dorice Clair Bass, who is wan...
3/9 Caddo SO and deputy honored for efforts to prevent drunk driving
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Cpl. Rick Porter were among those honored on Tuesday for their efforts to remove thousands of drunk driving suspects from state roads dur...
3/7 Ex-receptionist arrested for theft
A former receptionist at the Highland Clinic was arrested Monday for stealing cash received from patients, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Laura Ferrell, 29, of the 2500 block of Pi...
3/5 CSO investigating pedestrian fatality
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are still investigating a pedestrian fatality that occurred Sunday night in south Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Deputies say the victim is b...
3/1 CSO seeks persons wanted for theft
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a Shreveport couple wanted for theft. Detectives have obtained arrest warrants for David Yates, 41, a...

FEBRUARY 2012

2/29 CSO arrests man for breaking into storage units
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a man for breaking into 23 storage units, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Sean Patrick Sharp, 24, of Blue Spring, Mo., is being held at Caddo Cor...
2/29 Caddo Sheriff to offer Spring Break “CSI Camp”
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced that the Caddo Sheriff’s Office will host a Crime Scene Investigations Camp for 11 and 12 year olds during Spring Break.The class will be ...
2/28 Couple arrested for causing injury to a 9 month old baby
Caddo deputies arrested two people on Monday for causing injury to a 9-month-old baby girl, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Joseph Ouzts, 20, and Ashley Behan Bailey, 20, both...
2/24 Man arrested for aggravated kidnapping
Caddo deputies arrested a Rodessa man on two counts of aggravated kidnapping following an incident this morning in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Irvin Peterson...
2/22 Suspect arrested for home invasion
Caddo sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Tuesday night for a home invasion in north Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Deputies said the suspect, 18-year-old Antonio William...
2/22 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Citizens can complete ...
2/17 TEEN CONSEQUENCES PROGRAM SCHEDULED
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior....
2/17 Caddo Courthouse schedule announced
The Caddo Parish Courthouse will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, for President’s Day. There will also be no court on Tuesday, Feb. 21, so access to the building will be limited ...
2/16 CSO arrests man for two burglaries
A Shreveport man is in jail for breaking into two residences – one where a family was sleeping, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.Jordan Brett Bowlin, 18, was booked into the Ca...
2/16 Man arrested for using company fuel card
Caddo detectives have arrested a Bossier City man for using a company fuel card to purchase over $2,000 in gas for his personal vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Zamar Alexan...
2/15 Transport company dispatcher arrested for stealing from employer
A dispatcher at a local trucking/transportation company was arrested Tuesday for stealing over $85,000 from his employer, said Sheriff Steve Prator.As a dispatcher, 26-year-ol...
2/13 Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals
Three horses and a donkey will be auctioned off next week after their owners either released them to the Caddo Sheriff's Office or failed to claim their loose livestock.The Sh...
2/13 Caddo Sheriff’s Office conducts underage alcohol sales operation
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division conducted an underage alcohol operation over the weekend. Thirty-five businesses were checked, and seven citations were issu...
2/10 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 availab...
2/9 Two men wanted for possessing stolen firearms
Update: On February 14, 2012, Timothy Swindle turned himself in on CPSO warrant for illegal possession of a stolen firearm. Travis Pillman turned himself in February 13, 2012 ...
2/9 Caddo Sheriff’s Office searches for suspect who shot at school buses
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man in a red Jeep SUV who fired a BB gun at two Caddo Parish school buses this morning.The first incident was reported around 6:45...
2/8 Friday jail visitation cancelled
There will be no visitation at the Caddo Correctional Center on Friday, February 10, due to a mechanical upgrade at the jail. Visitation is expected to resume on Saturday, Feb...
2/3 Woman arrested for using jailed roommate’s ATM card
A Shreveport woman was arrested for using her roommate’s ATM card while the roommate was in jail at the Caddo Correctional Center.Keisha Dorsey, 30, visited her roommate at CC...
2/2 Man arrested for stealing from elderly
A Shreveport man was arrested by Caddo detectives today for stealing money from the elderly in an investment scheme, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Stanley Mangham, 49, was employe...

JANUARY 2012

1/31 Caddo Sheriff to offer training for concealed handgun permit
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering state-required training for anyone wanting to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Citizens can com...
1/31 Caddo SO vehicles to use CNG
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is going green in 2012. In an effort to save money and help the environment, the department is converting 13 of its vehicles to bi-fuel, which will ...
1/24 Woman arrested for cashing counterfeit checks
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport woman for cashing five counterfeit checks at a local liquor store, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Evelyn Beverly, 25, was booked in...
1/23 Caddo sheriff’s employees to be recognized for service
A number of Caddo Sheriff’s deputies will be recognized for their years of service with the department during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 24, at the Caddo Correc...
1/20 Wanted suspects back in jail
Four suspects who were mistakenly released from custody on Wednesday after their pending state charges were dismissed are back in jail today, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator a...
1/20 CSO seeks suspects in burglary
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspects in a residential burglary that occurred Jan. 10 in the 9500 block of Bonnydune.Two suspects ...
1/19 Student arrested in connection with stolen computers
A high school student was arrested today in connection with two computers stolen from a Caddo Parish school.Travion Hall, 17, was issued a summons for unauthorized use of a mo...
1/19 CSO searches for hit and run driver
A Bossier City man was hospitalized with a head injury on Wednesday after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in north Caddo Parish.Just after 6 p.m., the victim, 32-year-ol...
1/18 Caddo Sheriff's Office to sell unclaimed animals
Four horses will be auctioned off next week after their owners failed to claim them from the Caddo Sheriff's Office.The Sheriff's Office will accept sealed bids on the animals...
1/18 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP safe driving class
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting an AARP safe driving course designed especially for drivers age 50 and older.The class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday...
1/13 Cashier arrested for theft
A cashier at a local discount store was arrested by Caddo sheriff’s detectives on Thursday for theft.Shondarrell T. Reed, 20, of the 2800 block of Abbie, was employed at Wal-M...
1/13 Keithville man arrested for indecent behavior
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man for indecent behavior with a juvenile, according to Sheriff Steve Prator.Michael Lukasheay, 62, was arrested for touching ...
1/11 Former loan officer arrested for theft
A former loan officer at Thrifty Loans was arrested today for stealing from the company by manipulating old loans that had previously been opened by other customers. Mikiya Tu...
1/11 Greenwood man arrested for fake land deals; victims lose millions in land and royalties
A Greenwood man is in jail at the Caddo Correctional Center for swindling friends and relatives out of millions of dollars in land and royalties, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prat...
1/10 Teen consequences program scheduled
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Judge Scott Crichton will present “Don’t Let This Be You,” a program for teens illustrating the serious legal consequences of criminal behavior....
1/9 CSO responds to overnight fatal wreck
Caddo sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in the 9300 block of Buncombe Road just after midnight, said Sheriff Steve Prator.A westbound pickup truck crossed...
1/8 Fatal Accident
Caddo sheriff's deputies responded to a fatal accident on January 7, 2012 in south Caddo Parish.Patrol deputies were dispatched at 1:30 a.m. to Keatchie-Marshall Road at Hwy. ...
1/5 Narcotics agent shot during raid, five behind bars
A Shreveport Police officer assigned to the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit was shot in the chest last night while authorities executed a search warrant at a west Shreveport m...
1/4 Shreveport man arrested for forgery
Caddo sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man for forgery after he deposited two counterfeit money orders into his bank account, said Sheriff Steve Prator.Eric Williams...