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SEPTEMBER 2020
Wed
Sep

23

CPSO investigates fatal crashA Shreveport man has died following a head-on collision in south Caddo Parish this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The crash occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the 9500 block of Hwy. 1. Witnesses said the driver of a southbound Honda Civic crossed the center line ...
Wed
Sep

16

FEMA to open local Disaster Recovery CenterA FEMA Disaster Recovery Center will open in Shreveport on Thursday, Sept. 17, to provide assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Laura. The center will operate from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week at Independence Stadium, 3301 Pershing Blvd. No appointments are necessa...
Wed
Sep

16

SBA offers low-interest loans to those impacted by Hurricane LauraThe U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest disaster loans to non-farm businesses of all sizes, private nonprofits, homeowners and renters in the parishes of Acadia, Allen, Beauregard, Caddo, Calcasieu, Cameron, Grant, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, La S...
Sat
Sep

12

Caddo deputies assisting in south Louisiana make drug arrests Caddo Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Louisiana Sheriff’s Task Force have been conducting crime prevention patrols in the Moss Bluff and Iowa communities of Calcasieu Parish following Hurricane Laura. Around 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Deputy Justin Sundqu...
Wed
Sep

9

Caddo Sheriff offers concealed carry courseThe Caddo Sheriff's Office is offering state-required training course for anyone 21 and older who would like to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Citizens can complete most of the state requirements in one stop by attending a class from 8 a...
Wed
Sep

9

Caddo Sheriff announces promotionCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotion of Joshua Holley to the rank of sergeant. Holley is a 10-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office. He has worked as a security deputy and now serves as a sergeant in Detention. In addition to Holley’s promo...
Fri
Sep

4

Four arrested on drug chargesFour people were arrested during a drug investigation at 3019 Meadow Avenue in Shreveport on Wednesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s narcotics agents executed a search warrant at the house and recovered approximately nine grams of marijuana, 70 grams o...
Fri
Sep

4

CPSO arrests two for internal theft at local businessTwo employees of Office Depot on Jewella Avenue have been arrested for stealing over $15,000 from the business, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Nicholas Page and Dakhari Morgan, both 24, were booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for theft on Wednesday following an in...
Thu
Sep

3

National Preparedness MonthNational Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September. The 2020 NPM theme is: &quo...
Thu
Sep

3

CPSO to hold recruiting eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, September 26, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions ava...
Wed
Sep

2

Man arrested with gun on school campus A Vivian man was arrested carrying a gun on the North Caddo High School campus on Tuesday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Sheriff’s Deputy Tony Dickey, who is a School Resource Officer at the school, noticed a suspicious male walking on school property. Dickey kne...
Tue
Sep

1

CPSO seeks attempted homicide suspectUpdate: Mosley was taken into custody around 8 p.m. last night at a residence in the 9800 block of Cook Road.   Original News Release: The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating 19-year-old Dalston Scott Mosle...
AUGUST 2020
Sat
Aug

29

CCC prepares to receive inmates from south LouisianaThe Caddo Correctional Center is preparing to accept inmates from south Louisiana for a brief stay until utilities can be restored at the C. Paul Phelps Correctional Center in Dequincy, said Sheriff Steve Prator. CCC will temporarily house 100 Department of Corr...
Sat
Aug

29

Man dies after driving car into bayouA Caddo Parish man has died after driving his vehicle into Black Bayou on Friday night, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 6 PM, the Sheriff's Office received a call from a citizen who said they heard a loud noise and believed &nbs...
Fri
Aug

28

Citizens asked to report home damagesCaddo Parish residents are being asked to report home damages from Hurricane Laura to the Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, even if they have insurance, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The information collected will be reported to FEMA to determine if our are...
Thu
Aug

27

Local Shelter OpensAs of 6 pm tonight, this shelter has closed. Any evacuee still in need of shelter is asked to call 211 for assistance.    Original news release:  A shelter for local residents has been opened at Riverview Hall, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway in Shreveport. ...
Wed
Aug

26

Hurricane Laura Update 2 (August 26, 2020) Parish and city officials met today to finalize preparations for the local impact of Hurricane Laura. The following is a recap of today's meeting: Weather permitting, sandbags will be distributed by the Parish Commission at 1701 Monty Street on Thursday, August ...
Wed
Aug

26

Molotov cocktail discovered at Caddo CourthouseThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Shreveport Fire Department are investigating the discovery of an incendiary device found at the Caddo Courthouse this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Sometime during the night, a person or persons threw a Molotov cocktail at the en...
Wed
Aug

26

Deputy nabs robbery suspect as he flees crime sceneA Shreveport man was captured by a Caddo Sheriff’s deputy just minutes after robbing a woman at gunpoint Tuesday evening, said Sheriff Steve Prator. K-9 Deputy Justin Dunn was in his patrol vehicle enroute to assist with the execution of a search warrant in Shrevepo...
Tue
Aug

25

Hurricane Laura Update (August 25, 2020)Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is encouraging residents to be prepared for significant weather-related issues over the next few days as a result of Hurricane Laura’s path. The National Weather Service in Shreveport said Laura is anticipated to strengthen and make landfa...
Mon
Aug

24

Caddo Parish prepares for Tropical Storms Marco and Laura Caddo Parish leaders met today to discuss the impact that Tropical Storms Marco and Laura could have on our area. The National Weather Service in Shreveport briefed Caddo Director of Homeland Security/Sheriff Steve Prator, Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, and Caddo Parish...
Sun
Aug

23

Deputy involved in crashA Caddo sheriff's deputy is recovering today after being involved in a traffic crash on Hwy. 173, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At 11:42 a.m. this morning, K-9 Deputy Maggie Boykin was eastbound enroute to a traffic accident on Interstate 49 when she approached...
Mon
Aug

17

CPSO investigating fatal crashCaddo Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a fatal crash that occurred early this morning in the 10000 block of Myrtis Texas Line Road near Vivian, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The driver of a Chevy HHR was eastbound when his vehicle crossed the center line,...
Thu
Aug

13

Wanted suspect captured in south Shreveport A man who fled from deputies tonight as they attempted to arrest him on a felony warrant is now in custody, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jacob Martin, 37, was wanted for molestation of a juvenile. Deputies attempted to stop Martin's vehicle on I-49 south ...
Thu
Aug

6

Task Force arrests ten in warrant round upThe Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force agents arrested ten people during a four-day operation that wrapped up on Thursday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond.   Agents seized seven firearms, a bullet proof vest, a ...
Thu
Aug

6

Shreveport man arrested for felony theftA Shreveport man is now behind bars after stealing and racking up charges to his former employer’s account. On July 6, First Choice Lawn Care reported Gabriel Williams, 48, used their company account with ABC Auto to buy over $3,500.00 worth of car parts without aut...
Tue
Aug

4

Local attorney arrestedA Louisiana attorney has been arrested for illegally accessing and disclosing confidential court documents, said Sheriff Steve Prator. After a thorough investigation involving search warrants served to email providers, digital forensic examinations, and in person int...
Sat
Aug

1

Shreveport man arrested for identity theftA Shreveport man is charged with stealing another man's identity and using the false information to commit other crimes, said Sheriff Steve Prator.    Allan Murray, 37, stole personal information from the victim and used that informati...
JULY 2020
Tue
Jul

28

Wanted suspect injures self during captureA burglary suspect under investigation by several local law enforcement agencies ended his flight from authorities Monday night with a self-inflicted injury, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Christopher Taylor, 38, produced a knife and caused a significant wound to his neck aft...
Tue
Jul

28

Warrant leads to four arrests on drug chargesFour men were arrested on drug charges after an investigation at a Pecan Street residence in Shreveport, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond. On the morning of July 23, agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force, assisted by ...
Mon
Jul

27

CPSO seeks help locating missing manThe Caddo Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding Jesse Eugene Taylor, 32, of Keithville. Taylor is a white male, 5'9, 175 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen on July 18 around Barron Road. There is...
Fri
Jul

24

Family member arrested in death of infantCaddo Sheriff's detectives have arrested a man for the death of his three-month-old nephew, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Don Lee Johnson, 21, was arrested today following an investigation by Det. Larry Pierce. According to Pierce, the child died on May 6 from inju...
Thu
Jul

16

Caddo Sheriff names new commander of Caddo Correctional CenterCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that Rick Farris has been named commander of the Caddo Correctional Center. Farris will replace Commander Bobby Wyche who is retiring in September after 19 years with the Sheriff’s Office. Farris has been employed by t...
Tue
Jul

7

Sheriff responds to proposed parish mask ordinanceCaddo Commissioners have called a special meeting for Wednesday where they are expected to vote on an ordinance mandating parish residents to wear face masks in businesses to help combat the spread of COVID-19. The ordinance would require enforcement by the Caddo P...
JUNE 2020
Mon
Jun

22

Cattleman arrested for animal crueltyA Shreveport man was arrested for animal cruelty after several hundred head of cattle on his property were discovered suffering from starvation and neglect, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The cattle belonging to Tremecius Mondell Dixon, 49, of Shreveport, came under inve...
Wed
Jun

17

Caddo Sheriff awards scholarship to Captain Shreve seniorCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator awarded an academic scholarship to Ty'Asia Mahoney this morning during a presentation at Government Plaza.              Mahoney is a graduating senior at Captain Shreve High School where she earned a 4.5 gr...
Thu
Jun

11

Prator sworn in for sixth term as Caddo SheriffCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator was sworn into office for his sixth term this morning at the Caddo Parish Courthouse. The oath was administered by First Judicial District Court Judge Brady D. O’Callaghan. The Sheriff was assisted during the swearing in by Chief Criminal Dep...
Wed
Jun

10

Teen injured in Vivian shootingA 19-year-old Vivian man is recovering from a gunshot wound after an altercation with another teen Tuesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The incident took place just before 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Pardue Street in Vivian. Keshawn York was hit in the buttocks...
MAY 2020
Fri
May

29

Man dies in I-220 crashCaddo Patrol deputies responded to a fatal crash on I-220 earlier today. The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda Accord and a GMC pickup, both of which were traveling eastbound. Lt. James Houston said the Honda was in the inside lane on I-220 when the pickup merg...
Fri
May

29

Caddo Sheriff announces CCC Medical promotionCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the promotion of Kelli Hayes to Medical Director at Caddo Correctional Center. Hayes is a seven-year employee of the Caddo Sheriff’s Office. She previously served as Medical Manager at CCC. She is a graduate of Panola College...
Wed
May

27

CPSO to host law enforcement graduation ceremonyGraduation exercises for the 47th basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 pm, Thursday, May 28, at the American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, in Shreveport. Eight agencies will be represented when g...
Wed
May

27

Man arrested for stealing store depositA Shreveport man was arrested for stealing a store bank deposit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 20, the manager of Family Dollar on Hearne Avenue made a drop deposit at a local bank. Video surveillance from the bank confirmed that another man drove up to the dep...
Sat
May

23

Teens arrested in connection to retail and car theftsOn Friday, May 22, at 4:19 a.m. three males wearing hoodies and masks entered the Triple J at 8311 Springridge Road, Keithville and stole e-cigarette vapor pens.  Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies investigated the case and the three males were later...
Fri
May

22

Big rig flips over on LA HWY 169Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of an accident involving an 18-wheeler that flipped over on LA Hwy 169 just south of Hammock Road early on Friday. The call came in at 8:03 a.m.. Deputy Alvin Slay arrived on the scene at 8:12 a.m. followed by Ca...
Wed
May

20

SHREVEPORT MAN ARRESTED AFTER HARASSING AND THREATENING TO KILL A DEPUTY A 48-year-old Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday after threatening to kill a Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Deputy, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Joaquin Jamon Frazier, 48, is accused of repeatedly calling and threatening to harm Det. Christopher Ardoin.  ...
Wed
May

20

SHREVEPORT MAN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE AND STEALING A HANDGUNA 42-year-old Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday for domestic abuse battery with strangulation and theft of a firearm, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   John Kevin Davis, 42, is accused of physically restraining a family member, at her residence on the 6800 b...
Fri
May

15

Caddo deputies to participate in seatbelt enforcement campaign As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, Caddo deputies are gearing up to participate in the national “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt campaign, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies locally will be joining other law enforcement agencies around the country to ...
Thu
May

14

Shreveporter dies in fatal crashThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that left one man dead and a woman injured, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 8:40 p.m., Stephanie Denise Jones, 27, of Shreveport, was traveling eastbound in the 5500 block of Jefferson Paige Road when her SUV cro...
Wed
May

13

Two Shreveport men arrested for crimes involving juvenilesA 33-year-old Shreveport man was arrested today for indecent behavior with a juvenile, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Dustin Henderson, 33, of the 7100 block of Jeanette Lane, is accused of exposing himself and showing pornography to three juvenile girls, ages 8, 10, an...
Wed
May

13

CPSO has questions in case of missing womanCaddo Sheriff’s detectives are hoping to connect with a person who left information pertaining to Dorothy Yates-McCathran at a Vivian business in April. Detectives aren’t saying what information was left at the business, but they would like to find the person ...