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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 awareness about crime victims’ rights and introduce the community to the important resources and ser...
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.   Just after 10 p.m., Deputy Marcus Jeansonne was contacted by phone at the substation by a wo...
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 investigation, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Traffic safety investigators are reconstructing the...
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, was employed by a local construction company in its Accounts Payable office. She is accused of duplic...
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 Bark Ridge Drive, was arrested for molestation of a juvenile involving a 9 year old.  Although t...
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. Deputy Nathan Wesson was patrolling the area of LA 538 and Roy Road just before midnight when h...
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, at the Re-Entry Facility on Forum Drive. Childress joined the Sheriff’s Office in June 2010....
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. Caruthers Producing Company has been the target of recent incidents where someone has opened va...
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 an apartment located behind his furniture business at 5189 Shreveport-Blanchard Highway just after 8...
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 just after 6 p.m., Joe Waddles, 82, of Keithville, was traveling westbound on Keithville-Springridg...
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 500 block of West 76th Street, is accused of stealing his neighbor’s debit card in February an...
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 Forum Drive in Shreveport.   This 4-hour refresher course is for drivers 50 and over and...
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. Overall in 2016, there were 1,399 reported crimes in unincorporated areas of the parish compare...
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 Solara was northbound when it left the roadway in a curve just south of Mooringsport and struck a lar...
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 the public’s help to locate 53-year-old William “Rusty” Walters of Blanchard. &nb...
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 recognized by the 40/8 during a ceremony Thursday in Shreveport. During the ceremony, it was also annou...
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 class will be held March 28-29 at Sheriff's Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue. Participants will l...
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 made during the 19th annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award Reception held at Ralph and Kacoo&rsq...
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 Sheriff's North Sector Patrol Division and Caddo Parish Fire District No.1 responded to the crash arou...
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