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NOVEMBER 2021
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Registration underway for youth First Gun Course Registration is currently underway for children ages 8 to 12 to participate in the Caddo Sheriff’s Office “First Gun Course.” The four-hour course will be offered from 8 a.m. until noon on two dates - December 18, 2021, and January 8, 2022. All classes will...
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21

Keithville woman arrested for batteryA Keithville woman was arrested after an infant in her care was found to be under the influence of methamphetamines, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  The child was taken to a local hospital by a concerned family member in late October where medical staff c...
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Nov

17

Two juveniles arrested for theft of ATVTwo juveniles have been arrested for the theft of a $29,000 ATV, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The theft occurred on November 9 at a residence in the 4200 block of Roy Road in Shreveport. Home security video captured images of the theft and were later shared on Faceboo...
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Nov

17

Man jailed for fraud faces more charges A man in jail for credit card fraud is now facing more felony charges, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Detectives say his actions account for more than $17,000 in related losses.   Steven Cook, Jr., a 30-year-old employee at the Merryton Inn on ...
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Nov

17

CPSO still searching for clues in missing persons caseIt's been six years since the family of Kenneth Cole last spoke with him by phone. Today they are renewing their plea for help in locating the missing man. Caddo deputies say there has been no word from Cole and no sightings since he was reported missing on November 2...
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Nov

16

Two arrested in connection with shots fired near Blanchard Two people were arrested Monday night in connection with shots fired in the 4600 block of Quiet Acres Road  in north Shreveport, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 8:35 p.m., patrol deputies were notified about a silver vehicle driving through the...
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Nov

15

CPSO to hold December recruiting eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for secu...
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Nov

9

CPSO investigating fatal crashCaddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday tonight on Mansfield Road, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 10:30 p.m., patrol deputies were notified of the crash that occurred in the 11000 block of Mansfield s...
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Nov

9

Two arrested on drug charges following execution of warrantTwo men were arrested on drug charges following the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Egan Street in Shreveport, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Agents with the Caddo Narcotics Unit went to 231A Egan on November 1 and executed a warrant following an investi...
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Nov

9

Man arrested on drug possession and distribution chargesA Shreveport man was arrested on multiple drug charges following an investigation on Tristan Loop, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On November 3, agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force executed search warrants at two apartments at 4123 and 4132 Tristan Loo...
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Nov

5

Man arrested for robbing convenience storeCaddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a Shreveport man for robbing the CEFCO convenience store in the 5800 block of North Market Street, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Early on the morning of November 1, a man entered the store and went behind the counter demanding money fr...
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Nov

4

Work fight ends with man being stabbed A fight between two co-workers at Calumet Packaging ended with one man being hospitalized for stab wounds, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff's deputies were called to the business at 10411 LA Highway One around 4 p.m. this afternoon. According to inv...
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Nov

4

Hotel clerk arrested for fraud and theftA local hotel employee was arrested for making unauthorized charges on a guest’s bank card, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Steven Cook, Jr., 30, of Shreveport, is accused of using a previous customer’s debit card to pay for other guests’ rooms at the M...
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Nov

1

Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy graduates milestone 50th classGraduation exercises for the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m., November 2nd, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue in Shreveport. Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker. The graduates make up th...
OCTOBER 2021
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Oct

28

Caddo Sheriff offers Live Scan fingerprinting service Live Scan digital fingerprinting is now available to private employers, state agencies, and other entities through the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. With Live Scan, fingerprints are captured electronically and submitted to the Feder...
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Oct

19

Three men arrested after narcotics search, manhuntSHREVEPORT, La. – Three men have been arrested following a manhunt in Shreveport’s Allendale neighborhood on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 5 p.m. on October 19, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics agents executed a search warrant in the 17...
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Oct

18

CPSO to hold recruiting eventSHREVEPORT, La. - The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 23, at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue.  The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for security and corre...
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Oct

15

Caddo Sheriff to host Drug Take Back DayCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 23, at Sheriff's Safety Town located at 8910 Jewella Avenue at the west end of the Summer Grove parking lot. The event is part of the national Drug Take Back Day h...
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Oct

14

Man arrested following shooting, high-speed chaseCADDO PARISH, La. – Christopher Basco, 36, has been booked into Harrison County Jail following a high-speed chase and shooting on I-20, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 14, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office receiv...
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Oct

14

Intermittent road closures in Southeast and North Caddo ParishCADDO PARISH, La. – Sections of Ellerbe Road and LA-169 will be closed intermittently due to movie productions in the coming days, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On October 14, Ellerbe Road – between Lakeside Subdivision and Robson Road – will be closed...
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Oct

13

Roads reopen following deadly crash in KeithvilleKEITHVILLE, La. – Old Mansfield Road at Keithville-Kingston Road has reopened after a temporary closure due to a deadly crash that happened at the intersection on Wednesday. Just before 1:30 a.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s patrol deputies were call...
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Oct

12

Three teens in jail following drug deal, shooting, car wreckVIVIAN, La. – Three teens have been arrested after a drug deal turned into a shooting resulting in a car wreck, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On October 1, just before 1:20 p.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a red Toyota that overturned in ...
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Oct

11

Shreveport man arrested for illegal possession of drugs, gunsSHREVEPORT, La. – Caddo Sheriff’s Narcotics agents arrested a Shreveport man after they discovered guns and drugs in his home and vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On September 28, an investigation by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit in conjun...
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Oct

8

Greenwood man arrested for rape of juvenileCADDO PARISH, La. - Detectives have charged a Greenwood man with rape for the sexual assault of a minor, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Robert Todd, 52, is accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13. He was arrested on Wednesday, October 6, following an inve...
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Oct

7

Detectives arrest two teens following robbery on campusSHREVEPORT, La. – Two teens are in jail tonight after they robbed two of their schoolmates on Wednesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around noon on Thursday, Detective Thomas Lites was notified of a robbery that happened on the Captain Shreve High School campus the d...
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Oct

7

EVENT CANCELED: Faith & Blue Child Car Seat Fitting Event at Sheriff's Safety TownSHREVEPORT, La. - Summer Grove Baptist Church and the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting the first Faith & Blue Child Car Seat Fitting Event located at Sheriff's Safety Town on Saturday, October 9. First responders from the Caddo Parish Sheriff...
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Oct

6

Keithville man arrested after hours-long negotiations KEITHVILLE, La. – Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies now have Larry Murray, 41, in custody after he barricaded himself for hours on Wednesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At about 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office got a call a...
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Oct

5

Deputies arrest two men following chase, manhuntSHREVEPORT, La. - Caddo Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested two men after a traffic stop turned into a car chase and an hour-long manhunt throughout Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At about 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white ...
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Oct

4

Roofing salesman arrested for theftSHREVEPORT, La. - A salesman for a roofing company in Shreveport has been charged with theft after his employer discovered a loss of more than $41,000, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   James Mitchell, 53, allegedly took money from a client who was under the impression...
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Oct

1

Teen arrested after posting photo with handgunSHREVEPORT, La. – A teenager is in jail after posting a photo with a handgun on social media, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Monday, September 27, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Detective Ray Saunders was made aware of the social media post. In another photo posted und...
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Oct

1

Car overturns on Hwy. 170VIVIAN, La. - A wrecked sedan has been towed away after it overturned on Hwy. 170 at Spoonbill Road just before 1:20 p.m. on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The three occupants of the car were treated for minor injuries. The crash remains under investigation.
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Oct

1

Caddo Sheriff's Office to host food drive benefiting Food BankThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is hosting a food drive benefiting the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. Donations of dry goods and food staples are being accepted through November 17 at several locations within the Sheriff’s Office. This is the third year ...
SEPTEMBER 2021
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Sep

30

Teenager found dead, deputies investigateVIVIAN, La. - Caddo deputies are investigating the death of a teenager found on the train tracks in Vivian on Wednesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 9:30 p.m., officers with the Vivian Police Department discovered the body of a teenage boy in the 600 bloc...
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Sep

30

Caddo deputies investigate deadly shootingBLANCHARD, La. - Caddo deputies are investing a shooting that left a man dead this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 4:30 a.m., the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a shooting in the 200 Block of Sand Valley Lane in Blanchard. ...
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Sep

29

Caddo deputies arrest Texas man for stealing mail CADDO PARISH, La. - Jefferey Stillwell, 36, is behind bars after stealing mail from the United States Postal Service, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At around 2 a.m. on September 27, Caddo Dep. Peter Tidovsky saw a grey Ford Fusion pull out of the US Post Office in Blanchard....
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Sep

27

Drug Task Force arrests Shreveport manSHREVEPORT, La. – Agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit seized over 86 grams of illegal drugs during a narcotics search on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On September 24, agents arrested Thomas Adams, 31, after executing a narcotics search warrant...
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Sep

27

Caddo detective arrests Bossier man for stealing thousands of dollarsSHREVEPORT, La. – A Caddo detective arrested a Bossier man after he stole thousands of dollars from his employer, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Clarissa Harris said 24-year-old Ray Kennon’s employer discovered more than 13,000...
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Sep

24

Sheriff Prator invites all to car seat fitting events on Child Passenger Safety WeekSHREVEPORT, La. -  Car crashes are one of the top causes of death among children in our country, said Sheriff Steve Prator. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 608 child passengers died in traffic crashes in 2019 – 38 percent of them were unrest...
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Sep

24

CPSO to hold recruiting eventSHREVEPORT, La. - The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 25, at Sheriff’s Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue.  The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for security and corrections...
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Sep

22

Shooting threat lands teen in jailSHREVEPORT, La. -  A teenager is behind bars after threatening to shoot up Byrd High School, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, the threat was presented to a school staff member who passed the information along to the school resource of...
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Sep

21

Caddo deputies investigate deadly crashBLANCHARD, La. – One man is dead after being hit by a car on Wasson Road just after. 8 p.m. on Tuesday. According to Caddo Sheriff’s deputies, the crash happened on Wasson Road at Blanchard Lake Drive. Deputies spoke to witnesses who said the car was g...
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Sep

20

Caddo detectives arrest teen for posting a bomb threatSHREVEPORT, La. -  Caddo Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested another teenager due to a social media threat, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At around 3:40 p.m., students and staff at Byrd High reported a bomb threat made against their school to Caddo Sheriff&r...
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Caddo detectives arrest teenager for terrorizingSHREVEPORT, La. – A social media threat has led to the overnight arrest of a teenager, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 10 p.m. on Sunday, Caddo Sheriff’s Youth Services Detective Cpl. Thomas Lites received a report about a gang-related social media post thre...
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Sep

18

One lane of I-220 E on Red River Bridge CLOSEDSHREVEPORT, La. - A single wide mobile home lost its axles while being transported eastbound on I-220. One lane of I-220 eastbound on the Red River Bridge is expected to be closed for 3 to 5 hours while the trailer is being repaired. Drivers are asked to drive car...
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Sep

17

Deputies arrest eight students after another fight at Southwood High SchoolSHREVEPORT, La. – Eight Southwood High School students were arrested after a fight broke out on campus around 9:30 a.m. today, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Sgt. Andy Scoggins said two groups of teenage girls ages 14 to 17 were involved. All have been suspend...
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Sep

16

Deputies arrest 14 students after fightShreveport, LA - More than a dozen students at a local high school were taken into custody after a fight this afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 3 p.m., the school resource officer assigned to Southwood High School, Cpl. Calvin Williams, responded to a fight at ...
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Sep

15

Caddo deputies responding to diesel spillRoads have reopened after an 18-wheeler spilled roughly 300 gallons of diesel this morning all over Hwy. 538, Hwy. 169 and Hwy 1.   Just before 5:30 a.m., CPSO received a call about fuel leaking from a truck going south on Hwy. 169. Deputies stopped the 18-wh...
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Sep

10

Shreveport man arrested for illegal possession of gun, ATF Task Force investigates connection to other crimesAn investigation into Shreveport gun crimes has led to the arrest of one man, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Information received from a national data base and provided to the ATF Task Force in Shreveport indicated that shell casings from three separate Shreveport shooting sc...
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Sep

10

CPSO has new Public Information OfficerCaddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has appointed Bia Roldan to serve as the department’s new Public Information Officer. Roldan replaces PIO Cindy Chadwick who is retiring. Roldan has served as the department’s videographer since 2019, producing informational p...
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Sep

9

CPSO arrests juvenile after early morning pursuitA 17 year old is in jail this morning after he and two others led Caddo Parish deputies on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle carrying guns, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Cpl. Timothy Johns had just started his shift when a Hyundai Santa Fe traveling at a high rate of speed passe...