Press Releases

DECEMBER 2017

12/22 Caddo deputies spread Christmas cheer
Caddo Sheriff's deputies spread Christmas cheer throughout the parish over the past weeks making deliveries to hospitals, shelters, families in need, and others. &...
12/20 Store clerk charged with theft
A Wal-mart store clerk was arrested for stealing nearly $5,000 while she worked as a cashier, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Tierra Williams, 18, was charged with fel...
12/20 Florida man charged in second local identity theft case
A Delray Beach, FL, man is facing a second charge of identity theft for stealing the personal information of a Caddo Parish resident, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Kevin James...
12/19 CPSO investigating accident involving deputy
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a major accident involving one of its patrol deputies. Deputy Joseph Fourcade was responding to assist another deputy on a...
12/19 Vivian man arrested for crimes against juveniles
A 60-year-old Vivian man was arrested on Friday for committing crimes against juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Sheriff’s detectives investigated a complaint that...
12/19 Parents face charges for leaving baby home alone
The parents of an infant girl who was left alone for over an hour are facing desertion charges, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Caddo Sheriff’s deputies were inv...
12/18 Former hotel clerk arrested for profiting from guests' info
A former hotel clerk was arrested for using information obtained through his job to fraudulently rent rooms and receive food deliveries, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Between ...
12/18 Burglar travels by boat to steal property
Update: Norwood has been charged with three additional counts: illegal possession of stolen things for possessing a stolen boat trailer tag; illegal possession of stolen thing...
12/15 Cable installer accused of theft; caught with the goods
Caddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies arrested a man for stealing gold collector’s coins from a residence where he was installing cable, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On...
12/15 Shreveport woman wanted for felony theft
Update: Jimison turned herself in on December 17. Original Story: A Shreveport woman is wanted by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office for defrauding a subcontractor of ...
12/15 Hosston woman wanted for financial crimes
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office has outstanding warrants for Penny Powell, also known as Penny Cross Beuton, for the offenses of unauthorized use of an access card and unauth...
12/15 Vivian man arrested for operating meth lab
Caddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies arrested a Vivian man this morning for operating a meth lab in his residence on Highway 1 North, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just befor...
12/11 Two arrested for financial crimes
Two women were arrested in separate cases for committing crimes that caused  financial loss to others, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Tuesday Bledsoe, 44, of Shrevep...
12/11 What to do during Christmas break? Caddo Sheriff to host two gun safety courses for kids
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting a marksmanship course for youth ages 12-16. The course is designed to teach basic marksmanship skills, safe gun handling, and the fund...
12/11 Church security classes begin tomorrow
THE FIRST OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN A CHURCH SECURITY CLASS IN CADDO PARISH IS TOMORROW. SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.    When seconds count, are you pre...
12/11 CPSO to conduct extra patrols this holiday season
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will conduct extra patrols in search of impaired drivers this holiday season. A grant provided by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission c...
12/7 CPSO investigating suspected murder-suicide
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a suspected murder-suicide that occurred earlier today at 9960 Scaife Road in Mooringsport, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve...
12/4 Caddo Sheriff to host church security training
When seconds count, are you prepared? In its quest to make Caddo Parish and the surrounding area a safer place to live, work and worship, the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s O...
12/4 Credit Union employee arrested for theft
A Credit Union employee was arrested for theft on Friday for stealing money from customers, including one who was deceased, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Kesha Kestl...

NOVEMBER 2017

11/30 Florida man arrested for local ID theft
A Florida man was arrested for identity theft after he stole a local woman’s personal information and made several purchases, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Kevin J...
11/28 Four cited for underage alcohol sales
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited four people before the Thanksgiving holiday for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said Caddo Sher...
11/21 Sheriff Prator hosts First Gun Class 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 ...
11/16 Eleven agencies to be represented in Academy graduation today
Graduation exercises for the 42nd basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. today, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 ...
11/13 Prescription Drug Drop Box
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has made available a prescription drug take back box where Caddo Parish citizens can dispose of unused or expired prescription medications. The box ...
11/13 CPSO plans gun safety event for Thanksgiving week
A gun safety event for kids and adults will be held at the Caddo Sheriff’s Training Academy during Thanksgiving week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The Sheriff will open...
11/10 Woman arrested for stealing from credit union
A Bethany woman was charged with felony theft for stealing money from the credit union where she was employed, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Alyse Jones, 22, was a m...
11/10 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the owner of this sorrel horse picked up Thursday at Hwys. 169 and 71. There were two yearlings along with the horse but they ...
11/6 Sheriff Prator announces promotion and employee recognitions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize one employee with a promotion and others for their years of service to the Sheriff’s Office during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tues...

OCTOBER 2017

10/30 Caddo Sheriff offers Women's Firearms Safety Class
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is offering a free basic firearms and safety class for women from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 4 and again on December 2 at the Sheriff’s Regiona...
10/27 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is seeking the owner of this sorrel gelding located Thursday at Southern Loop and Norris Ferry Road. Anyone with information regarding the owner...
10/27 Four arrested for Keithville burglary
Four men who planned to commit a burglary on Thursday were surprised by a gun-toting homeowner, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 10 a.m., deputies were called to the ...
10/20 Drug Take Back event scheduled at Sheriff's Safety Town
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 28, at Sheriff's Safety Town.      &nb...
10/20 Woman lies about being victimized, now she is in jail
A Shreveport woman has found herself behind bars after falsely accusing a man of rape and kidnapping, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In July of 2014, Kalaesha Hall, 28, reporte...
10/20 Benton man arrested for home improvement fraud
A Benton man was arrested this week in Caddo Parish for home improvement fraud, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In July, Myles Cavazos, 28, contracted a residential home improve...
10/16 Shreveport man charged with molestation
A Shreveport man has been arrested for illegal sexual conduct with a minor, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator.   Joey Richardson Sr., 46, of the 6600 block of ...
10/12 South Caddo car burglar faces charges
A Shreveport man was arrested for breaking into several cars in south Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Demarrious Jefferson, 19, was identified as one of several su...
10/11 Suspect steals man's ID to buy sports car
Caddo deputies have arrested a man for posing as someone else to purchase a sports car, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On December 7, 2016, Allen Drent, 30, who has no known ad...
10/11 Two charged with armed robbery on Wells Island Road
Two people have been arrested for robbing a man at gunpoint on Wells Island Road in September, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Jennifer Washington, 21, and LilBrian West, ...
10/9 Caddo Sheriff hosts AARP Safe Driving Class
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver Class on Friday, November 3, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the NW Regional Re-Entry Facility located at 11...
10/6 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. ...
10/5 Sheriff says Justice Reinvestment NOT good for Caddo Parish
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator told citizens today that new legislation designed to reform Louisiana’s criminal justice system will NOT be good for Caddo Parish. The Loui...
10/4 CPSO seeks ID on attempted robber
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is asking for any help the public can provide to identify an attempted armed robber at the Relay Station Casino on September 17. The crime oc...
10/4 CPSO seeks owner of abandoned horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is seeking the owner of two horses that were abandoned in the 4900 block of Albany Road this past week. If the animals  are ...
10/4 Miami man arrested in local skimmer scammer case
A Miami man who took part in a local skimmer scam has been arrested in Florida on a Caddo Sheriff’s warrant, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Manuel Espinosa, 41, of Miami ...
10/2 Shreveport man arrested for carjacking, attempted murder
A Shreveport man is in jail today for a carjacking and attempted murder in south Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator. D'Anthony Antwon Thompson is being held on $12...

SEPTEMBER 2017

9/29 Man arrested for sex crimes involving juveniles
A Keithville man was arrested on Wednesday for sex crimes involving juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Jacob Bergren investigat...
9/29 Company employee arrested for theft
An employee of Loomis Armored US was arrested this week for stealing money from the company, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Alexischanel Wimberly, 26, of Bossier City, wa...
9/25 Caddo Sheriff opens rifle range to public
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is making the rifle range at the Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy available to the public for sighting in rifles for the upcoming deer ...
9/21 Woman accused of stealing nearly a half million dollars
A Shreveport bookkeeper was arrested today for stealing nearly a half million dollars from her employer, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Laurie Johnson, 55, was ...
9/18 Man wanted for California murder arrested in Vivian
A man wanted for a 2015 murder in Stanislaus County, CA, has been arrested in Vivian, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office was contacte...
9/18 Caddo Sheriff announces promotion
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize one employee with a promotion and others for their years of service to the Sheriff’s Office during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tues...
9/15 Local attorney charged with ID theft
A Shreveport attorney has been charged with numerous felony offenses, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Christopher Sices, 36, was arrested on Thursday following a...
9/12 CPSO hosts high-risk warrant training
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Regional Training Academy is hosting counterdrug training for area law enforcement officers involved in high-risk warrant entries, said Caddo ...
9/7 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of this horse picked up by the stock patrol on September 2 in the 3100 block of Montana in Shreveport. If you can&...
9/1 Caddo deputies take on new mission in south Texas
Caddo deputies are taking on a new mission in flood-stricken Port Arthur, Texas, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Now that rescue efforts are complete, deputies will turn t...
9/1 Jewella shelter now open
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said a state-operated shelter at 8810 Jewella Avenue opened today for Hurricane Harvey evacuees. The shelter is a Critical Transportation Needs (...

AUGUST 2017

8/30 Caddo deputies leave tonight to help Texas flood victims
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies will depart at 10 p.m. tonight for Port Arthur, Texas, where they will assist with rescue efforts during Tropical Storm Harvey, said Sheriff Ste...
8/29 Bivins, Texas man dies in crash
A Bivins, Texas, man died in a one-vehicle crash north of Vivian on Monday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 12:45 p.m., Audie Whatley was traveling south ...
8/24 Eight arrested in drug investigations
The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit executed three unrelated search warrants in Shreveport on Wednesday. During these investigations agents seized drugs valued at $15,430, wea...
8/24 CPSO arrests man for kidnapping and rape
The recent arrest of a Shreveport man on theft charges has led to his identification and arrest in a 2014 rape and kidnapping case, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. A DNA s...
8/24 CPSO prepares for Hurricane Harvey
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is making preparations in the event services are needed here or in south Louisiana after Hurricane Harvey makes landfall, said Sheriff Steve P...
8/24 Shreveporter jailed for scamming money
A Shreveport man was arrested for theft after scamming a woman over the telephone, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Alonzo Jackson called a local business posing as their regular...
8/20 CPSO investigating fatal crash
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a one-vehicle crash that left a Shreveport man dead earlier today, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Bobby Glenn Morris, 56, was tra...
8/14 Longtime law enforcement chaplain passes away
It is with much sadness that Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the passing of department chaplain Durell Tuberville.   Tuberville died on Sunday after...
8/12 Deputies investigate fatality crash
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating an early morning fatality crash that occurred on East Kings Highway.   Just after 1:00 a.m. Saturday morning, Caddo depu...
8/5 Oklahoma lady killed during tragic incident on I-20
Caddo Sheriff deputies are investigating an early morning fatal crash on I-20 just across the Louisiana state line from Texas, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  J...
8/4 CPSO seeks owner of boat
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol recovered a jon boat on Caddo Lake and is looking for its owner.   Sheriff’s Lt. Donna Jackson said the ...

JULY 2017

7/25 Caddo Sheriff says NO to increasing property millages
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator held a public hearing today to determine whether the Sheriff’s Office would “roll forward” property tax millages to collect...
7/24 Hunter safety classes to be offered by Caddo Sheriff
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will host two sessions of Hunter Education August 1-3 and September 5-7. Each session will be held from 6-10 p.m. at the Caddo Sheriff’s so...
7/21 Texas man arrested for soliciting minor on-line
A San Augustine, Texas, man was arrested in Caddo Parish on Thursday for computer-aided solicitation of a minor and indecent behavior with juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator...
7/21 Man arrested for robbing ex-girlfriend
A Shreveport man has been arrested for robbing a woman this past February, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   LaRoderick Davis, 27, turned himself in on an arrest warrant...
7/19 Safety course helps college-bound students succeed
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is helping students prepare for their college send-off by offering a one-day safety course addressing issues that specifically apply to them. You...
7/19 CPSO cracking down on tinted windows
An effort to keep deputies and drivers safer on area roadways is behind a CPSO crackdown on vehicles with windows that are too dark. Sheriff Steve Prator said starting Augu...
7/18 State DARE conference taking place in Shreveport this week
DARE officers from around the state are in Shreveport this week for the 26th annual Louisiana DARE Officers Training Conference. The conference is being hosted by the North...
7/17 Caddo Sheriff announces promotions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotions of Mark Gay to lieutenant and Zachery Thomas to sergeant. Both will be recognized during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesda...
7/17 CPSO seeks man for North Caddo break-ins
Update: Suspect was arrested by SPD and CPSO on July 18 in the 1600 block of Fullerton St. in Shreveport following a tip to Crime Stoppers. Original story: A Shreveport man...
7/15 Man dies in single vehicle crash
Caddo Sheriff's deputies responded to a fatal crash this afternoon in the 7500 block of Colquitt Road. Raymond D. Leone, 40, of Shreveport was traveling southbound when...
7/12 Oil City man arrested on multiple charges involving juveniles
An Oil City man was arrested for improper behavior with juveniles, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   William Entrekin, 60, was arrested on Tuesday followin...
7/10 Shooting victim charged as aggressor in attack
A man who was shot in the neck during an altercation in south Caddo Parish has been arrested in connection with the incident, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Detectives say Robe...
7/5 Benton man arrested for home improvement fraud
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for home improvement fraud after he agreed to complete work valued at $18,000 but had no license, said Sheriff Steve Prator. &...
7/5 Two cited for selling alcohol to underage persons
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited two people on Monday, July 3, during an investigation into the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said...
7/3 Vivian man arrested during drug investigation and search
The Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force made one arrest and recovered a quantity of meth and marijuana during the execution of a search warrant in Vivian on Friday, June 30....
7/1 CPSO investigates morning shooting
Caddo Sheriff's detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man injured early this morning on Wallace Lake Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Detectives said By...

JUNE 2017

6/29 Man arrested for home improvement fraud
Caddo deputies have arrested a Shreveport man for defrauding a couple who paid him to work on a relative’s home, said Sheriff Steve Prator.     ...
6/29 Caddo SO seeks woman for bank fraud
UPDATE: Do was arrested today in Bossier Parish.   Original Release: The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating Vivian Kimon...
6/28 Caddo Sheriff's Office to participate in Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign this July 4
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is warning motorists that drunk driving won’t be tolerated this Independence Day. “If you’re over the limit and you dri...
6/21 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owner of this bay mare that was found on Locust Hill in Greenwood on June 16.  The horse is being held b...
6/20 CPSO accepting applications for Youth Firearms Safety Education Camp
Applications are being accepted for the Caddo Sheriff's Youth Firearms Safety Education Camp which will be held July 24-28 at the Sheriff's Regional Training Academy.&...
6/15 Shreveporter arrested for home improvement fraud
A Shreveport man was arrested for home improvement fraud after he took money from a customer and couldn’t finish the job, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Michael Rodney Ne...
6/9 Sheriff's campers prepare for adventure
More than 80 boys are readying their sleeping bags to attend 2017 Caddo Sheriff's Camp this Sunday through Wednesday at Kinsey Scout Reservation in Stonewall, said Caddo S...
6/9 Booster club president arrested for theft
The former president of the Southwood High Robotics Booster Club was arrested for theft, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Amanda Farr, 36, of Shreveport, was arrested on Th...
6/8 CPSO seeks information about stolen excavator
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding a yellow 2004 Yanmar mini excavator stolen from Keith Road in Keithville between midnight ...
6/5 CPSO collecting flags for Flag Day
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is collecting worn, unserviceable U.S. flags and will arrange for their proper disposal on Flag Day, June 14.   If you have an old ...
6/2 UPDATE: Suspect arrested
Update: Suspect was arrested for disorderly conduct and outstanding CPSO warrants last night in Oceans Springs, Mississippi.   Original Release: Caddo Sheriff&...
6/1 Livestock report
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of this goat found today on Manchester Drive in Keithville. It has a red collar with white bell. Also, found Tuesday...
6/1 Caddo Sheriff's Tax Sale starts June 6
The Caddo Sheriff’s on-line tax sale will be held June 6-8. Anyone who has not yet paid their 2016 property taxes is encouraged to do so before the sale begins, said She...
6/1 Man arrested for cruelty to 2 year old
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man and charged him with cruelty to a 2 year old, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Steven M. Funderburk, 30, of the 500 bloc...
6/1 CPSO arrests Shreveport man for August 2016 shooting
Caddo detectives have arrested a Shreveport man for a shooting that occurred this past summer in Rodessa, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Brian Devontae Carroll, 21, w...

MAY 2017

5/30 Caddo SO arrests man for making bomb threat
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for making a bomb threat that targeted Caddo Juvenile Court in October, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   The call was made...
5/26 Caddo Sheriff offers summer camps for kids
Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for several youth summer camps and programs offered by the Caddo Sheriff's Office.   A...
5/25 Kissing bandit arrested
A man who forced a kiss from a woman at a local convenience store was arrested Wednesday by Caddo deputies, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   On May 14, a 51-year-old wo...
5/25 Citizens receive robo call from Code RED
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness conducted a robo call this morning to advise citizens about the parish's emergency al...
5/19 Scholarship Presentation
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5/12 Sheriff Prator announces promotion
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotion of Kevin Stewart to the rank of sergeant. Stewart will be recognized during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, at ...
5/11 Bossier City man charged in connection with fatal crash
The investigation into a fatal accident on LA Hwy. 1 this past month has resulted in charges against one of the drivers, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   The cras...
5/9 Shreveport man faces charges after leading deputies on pursuit
Update: Suspect originally gave a false name upon arrest. (See strikethrough in release.) AFIS correctly identified him at the time of booking as Jessie Taylor.   O...
5/9 CPSO homicide case to be featured on ID Channel
The April 2005 homicide of Tosha Lampkin will be featured on the ID Channel program “See No Evil,” airing at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 10.   Producers were ...
5/9 Applications being accepted for Caddo Sheriff's Camp
Applications are now being accepted for Caddo Sheriff's Camp, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   The overnight camp for boys ages 9-12 will be held...
5/7 Search to resume tomorrow for missing teen
UPDATE: Caddo Deputies have recovered a body from Black Bayou. Identification has not been confirmed. The recovery is still in progress at this time. Caddo deputies, the CP...
5/5 CPSO announces Hwy. 169 road closure
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office will close LA  Hwy. 169 between Hwy. 1 and Mooringsport from 1-4 p.m. this Sunday for further investigation of a fatality crash that...
5/1 Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold fish fry benefiting S.A. Angel Tree
The Caddo Sheriff's Office will hold a fish fry from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the south substation, 9956 Mansfield Road, near Keithville. Money raised at ...

APRIL 2017

4/28 Caddo Sheriff's Office to graduate class 41
Graduation exercises for the 41st basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, May 1, at Calvary Baptist Churc...
4/27 CPSO seeking information on missing teens
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are seeking information on three teen-agers reported as runaways. Taylor Capili, 16, left his residence in the 6000 block of Yukon Drive in...
4/26 Sheriff Prator addresses DARE graduates
Graduation ceremonies are continuing this week for fifth grade students who have completed the Caddo Sheriff's DARE program. Today Sheriff Steve Prator was the guest speak...
4/24 Law enforcement to hold Drug Take-Back Event
*Update: Caddo collected 1,004 pounds (45 boxes) of unwanted or expired prescription drugs during Saturday's Drug Take Back event at Sheriff's Safety Town. &nb...
4/21 Warrant scofflaws arrested during "Operation Zero Tolerance"
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies cleared 80 outstanding warrants this week during a roundup called “Operation Zero Tolerance,” according to Caddo Sheriff S...
4/20 Georgia fugitive faces more local charges
An Atlanta, GA, fugitive arrested in Caddo Parish on Tuesday is now facing more local charges, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Alfredo L. Capote, a rape, robbery, and kidn...
4/20 Caddo Sheriff swears in reserve deputies
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator held a Reserve Deputy Graduation Ceremony last night at the Caddo Sheriff’s Re-entry Facility in Shreveport. The ceremony honored 11 new de...
4/19 Shreveport man arrested for sexual battery, indecent behavior with juveniles
Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Shreveport man for inappropriate sexual behavior involving three victims, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Kenneth Dewa...
4/19 Alligator shuts down traffic on Hwy. 1
A 10 foot-alligator shut down traffic on LA Hwy. 1 near Flournoy Lucas Road early this morning, according to sheriff's patrol deputies.   A passer-by conta...
4/19 Mooringsport woman dies in crash
A Mooringsport woman died Tuesday following a one-vehicle crash on LA Hwy. 169, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Oleta Tarver, 73, was traveling on 169 east of Mooring...
4/18 Georgia fugitive arrested by Caddo deputies
An Atlanta, GA, man wanted for the rape, robbery, and kidnapping of his girlfriend was arrested by Caddo deputies in Oil City earlier today, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Pr...
4/17 PTSA president arrested for theft
The president of the Herndon Magnet Parent-Teacher-Student Association was arrested on Monday for stealing money from the group, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   ...
4/17
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will be participating in a grant-funded enforcement effort aimed at keeping drivers and passengers safe in pick-up trucks. Extra dep...
4/12 Woman arrested for identity theft
A Homer woman was arrested for identity theft for using a friend's personal information to purchase a vehicle, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Brittany Jones, 28,...
4/12 Man arrested for contractor fraud
A Shreveport man was arrested for contractor fraud after he failed to complete work for a woman from nearly two years ago, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Dale Mitchell wa...
4/9 Afternoon crash claims life of Shreveport man
A crash on Hwy. 1 near KSLA Road earlier today claimed the life of a Shreveport man and sent three others to the hospital, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies respond...
4/6 Man killed in overnight crash
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Hwy. 1 North at Northport Drive overnight, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   ...
4/5 Shreveport businessman charged with fraud
The owner of a Shreveport construction company was arrested for fraud after failing to pay his subcontractors for work they did on a remodeling job, said Caddo Sheriff Steve P...
4/2 CPSO responds to two well fires
Caddo Sheriff's deputies responded to two well fires today that were believed to have been caused by lightning strikes, said Sheriff Steve Prator. T...

MARCH 2017

3/31 Caddo Sheriff to host Crime Victims' Rights ceremony on Monday
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, in recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW), April 2-8, is hosting special events and programs to raise awaren...
3/31 CPSO investigates body found in well
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of a body found in a well on Dixie Blanchard Road Thursday night, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   ...
3/28 Road to be closed for accident investigation
Keithville-Springridge Road from Keith Road to Colquitt will be closed from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today while Caddo deputies conduct a crash reconstruction as part of an invest...
3/27 Woman arrested for stealing thousands from employer
A Shreveport woman was arrested today for stealing $173,000 from her employer by manipulating company checks, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Catherine Cloud Owens, 45, w...
3/24 Shreveport man arrested for molestation of juvenile
A Shreveport man was arrested for inappropriate sexual conduct with a juvenile three years ago, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Jimmy Carl Ross, 50, of the 7300 block of B...
3/23 Plant thieves caught red handed
Caddo patrol deputies arrested three people on Wednesday for stealing plants and other landscape supplies from Fred’s on Old Mooringsport Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator...
3/22 Caddo Sheriff announces promotion, awards
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotion of John Childress to the rank of sergeant. Childress was officially recognized during a ceremony on Tuesday, March 21, a...
3/21 Vandals hit local business hard financially
Caddo Sheriff's detectives are looking for a suspect involved in a property damage case that has cost a local business over $100,000 so far, said Sheriff Steve Prator...
3/20 Caddo deputies release video from December shooting
Caddo deputies are asking for the public’s help with identifying a suspect in the December 2016 shooting of Shreveport businessman Robert Creamer. Creamer was inside ...
3/15 Caddo deputies investigating fatal crash
A two-vehicle crash on Keithville-Springridge Road claimed the life of an 82-year-old man earlier tonight, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Witnesses said that...
3/15 Man arrested for stealing thousands with neighbor's debit card
A Shreveport man was arrested for using his neighbor’s debit card to steal thousands of dollars, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Danny Jenkins, 52, of the ...
3/13 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP safe driving class
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Driver Safety program from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, Friday, April 7, at the NW Regional Re-Entry Facility located at 1123...
3/8 Crime down in Caddo Parish again
Annual crime statistics released today by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office show parish crime is down seven percent from the previous year, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator...
3/8 CPSO investigating overnight fatality
Caddo sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatality crash that occurred on Old Mooringsport Road Tuesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   A 2004 Toyota S...
3/7 UPDATE** CPSO seeks information on missing person
UPDATE: This person was located this morning in the parking lot of Cash Magic on Hwy. 1 near Vivian.   ORIGINAL STORY:   Caddo deputies are asking for th...
3/3 Caddo deputy named 40/8 Law Officer of the Year
Caddo Sheriff's Lt. Philip Escude’ has been selected as Law Officer of the Year by the Voiture Locale 137 of the 40 and 8 veterans’ organization. He was recogn...
3/2 CPSO 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 clas...
3/1 Caddo Sheriff receives Spirit of Scouting Award
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator was honored Tuesday night with the Spirit of Scouting Award presented by the Boy Scouts of America, Norwela Council. The presentation was ...
3/1 CPSO investigating overnight fatality
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an fatality crash that occurred on North Lakeshore Drive near KCS railroad Tuesday night.   The Caddo Parish Sherif...

FEBRUARY 2017

2/28 CPSO seeks owner of three horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owner of three sorrel horses found on Colquitt Road near Horton Road on Monday, Feb. 27. The horses, all mares, ar...
2/24 Financial Crimes Wrap-Up
The following is a summary of some of the arrests this week by Caddo Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force.   &nbs...
2/23 Shreveport man arrested for convenience store thefts
A Shreveport man was arrested by the Caddo Sheriff's Office for stealing liquor from a local convenience store, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   The owner of Super ...
2/23 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owner of a gray mare with a red halter found in the 2300 block of Hawkins Street in Shreveport this morning.   ...
2/23 CPSO to host SKYWARN class tonight
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is hosting a SKYWARN class at Sheriff's Safety Town tonight. The Basic Class is from 6-8 p.m. and then, if you choose, stay for the A...
2/22 Sunset Acres man arrested on drug charges
A Shreveport man is in jail after a search of his Sunset Acres residence turned up narcotics, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump. ...
2/21 CPSO investigating thefts from convenience store
Caddo Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying this man wanted for questioning about two local thefts. On February 6, a man entered...
2/21 CPSO investigating thefts from convenience store
Caddo Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying this man wanted for questioning about two local thefts. On February 6, a man entered...
2/19 Caddo deputies recover body of missing boater
The Caddo Sheriff's Marine Unit has recovered the body of a 41-year-old man from Jeems Bayou in northern Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  A pair of fisher...
2/18 Caddo deputies respond to second body in Red River
The Caddo Sheriff’s Marine Unit has recovered a second body from the Red River. The recovery took place less than 6 hours after the first body was pulled from the river,...
2/18 Caddo Marine Unit recovers body from the Red River
The Caddo Sheriff’s Marine Unit has recovered a man’s body from the Red River near the Interstate 20 Bridge, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Witnesses called ...
2/16 2 cited for underage alcohol sales
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited two people on Tuesday during an investigation into the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said Caddo S...
2/13 CPSO offers concealed carry class
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is offering state-required training for anyone 21 and older who would like to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. C...
2/10 Caddo SO seeks Work Release offender
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for Kevonte Dekorey Austin, a Department of Corrections offender assigned to the CPSO Transitional Work Release Program.   ...
2/10 CPSO seeks man on warrant
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate Martin Dewayne Allen, 47, of Shreveport.  The Division of Probation and Parole has a ...
2/9 Registration underway for free Ladies Firearms and 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. March 11 at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. Sheriff&...
2/9 Caddo Sheriff seeks applicants for auxiliary deputy position
Applications are currently being accepted for the next Auxiliary deputy class, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  Auxiliary deputies supplement full-time Caddo ...
2/9 Caddo Sheriff seeks applicants for auxiliary deputy position
Applications are currently being accepted for the next Auxiliary deputy class, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  Auxiliary deputies supplement full-time Caddo ...
2/8 Caddo Sheriff issues warning about phone scam
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is warning residents to beware of a caller who identifies himself as a Caddo deputy and asks for money to keep you out of jail. Several people ha...
2/7 CPSO seeks owner of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office picked up two horses in the 12000 block of Rust Lane in Keithville today. One is a brown mare and the other is a brown yearling wh...
2/1 Man arrested for stealing public funds
A former transportation buyer for the Caddo Parish School Board was arrested Tuesday on charges related to the misappropriation of at least $260,000 in public funds, said Cadd...

JANUARY 2017

1/25 Man arrested for sexual misconduct involving juvenile
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Greenwood man for sexual misconduct involving a juvenile, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Wallis Ross Mayes Jr., 44, w...
1/20 Man arrested for inappropriate conduct with juvenile
A 30-year-old Keithville man was arrested by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office for his sexual involvement with an underage girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jeffrey Michael P...
1/17 Man arrested for strangling estranged girlfriend
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic call this morning where a woman was reportedly strangled by her estranged boyfriend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just ...
1/17 Caddo Sheriff to offer scholarship to graduating senior
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...
1/13 Deputy receives Certificate of Commendation
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator presented the department’s Certificate of Commendation to Sgt. Felix Thomas for his actions on September 29, 2016, when he assisted a driver i...
1/12 Caddo Sheriff's Office accepting applications for auxiliary deputies
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are currently being accepted for the next Auxiliary deputy class. Auxiliary deputies supplement full-time Caddo...
1/9 Caddo Sheriff announces promotions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotions of Gilbert Roraback to captain and Bradley Acklen to lieutenant. Both deputies will be officially recognized ...
1/6 CPSO arrests man for rape of 5 year old
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Shreveport man for the rape of a 5-year-old girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jaquayveon Malik McGee, 20, of the 1700 block ...