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JULY 2021
Fri
Jul

23

CPSO deputy dies in crashA Caddo Parish Sheriff's auxiliary deputy died today in a tragic crash on Interstate 49, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 11:56 a.m., Auxiliary Deputy Lonnie Thacker was assisting with traffic control from an earlier accident on I-49 North between Hwy...
Wed
Jul

14

Shreveport man faces more criminal charges following apartment searchA kilo of meth was recovered from a southeast Shreveport apartment during a DEA Task Force investigation, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. This was the second arrest at this location in the past few months. On Tuesday, July 13, members of the Task Force and the Caddo Pari...
Fri
Jul

9

Shreveport woman arrested for selling fake diplomas and transcriptsA Caddo Parish Sheriff’s detective arrested a Shreveport woman following a forgery investigation, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In September of 2019, the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force received a report from Caddo Parish Schools that individuals were purc...
Fri
Jul

9

Three arrested in drug investigationAn investigation by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest and termination of a corrections deputy, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Ashton Brown, 23, of Shreveport, was arrested this morning and charged with distribution of schedule I, entering contraband ...
Tue
Jul

6

Toddler recovering from burns, adults arrested on drug and other chargesCaddo deputies were called to a Mooringsport apartment over the weekend after the interior caught fire and a child was burned, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies along with Caddo Fire District No. 7 and North Caddo EMS responded to 306 Greenwood Street at 5:23 a.m....
JUNE 2021
Tue
Jun

29

Update: Local drug seizure valued at $100,000Drug enforcement agents seized more than 150 kilos of marijuana and THC edibles during a search at a Shreveport garage on Monday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Ryan Pugh, 41, was detained by agents with the DEA Task Force, Caddo Sheriff’s Office, and Louisia...
Thu
Jun

24

Four arrested for possessing fake motor vehicle documentsHundreds of fake motor vehicle documents were recovered during the search of a Shreveport motel room this past week, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, June 16, agents with the ATF Task Force searched a room at 4911 Monkhouse Drive. Inside the room, agents loc...
Thu
Jun

24

Byrd senior receives Caddo Sheriff's scholarshipCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator awarded an academic scholarship to Raegan Hall on Tuesday during a presentation at Government Plaza. Hall is a graduating senior at C.E. Byrd High School where she earned a 3.91 grade point average. She will use the $500 scholarship to study sec...
Mon
Jun

21

Caddo Sheriff announces promotionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator will promote two deputies during an 8:30 a.m. ceremony on Tuesday, June 22, at the Regional Re-entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, in Shreveport. Gary Bailey, who operates the CPSO Stock Patrol, will be promoted to the rank of sergeant. Bailey joi...
Fri
Jun

18

Drug Task Force investigation ends with arrestA Mooringsport woman is in jail charged with distributing meth in Shreveport and Bossier City, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Agents with the DEA Task Force arrested 31-year-old Kalynn Reeves Debusk on Thursday after an investigation by the task force and a traffic stop...
Fri
Jun

18

Shreveporter charged with theft from convenience storeShreveporter Xavier Dewayne Green was arrested on Thursday and charged with stealing money from a convenience store where he was employed, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Green, 27, of the 1900 block of North Hearne, is accused of conducting fraudulent transaction...
Fri
Jun

18

Shreveport man arrested for crimes against juvenilesA Shreveport man was arrested for committing crimes against juveniles over the past several years, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. George Washington, Jr., 58, of the 8900 block of Flint Hill Street, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on two counts of mi...
Mon
Jun

14

CPSO conducts operation targeting underage alcohol salesFour people were recently cited for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons during an operation conducted by the Caddo Sheriff’s Youth Services Division, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Twenty-seven businesses did not sell. The following is a list of employees wh...
Fri
Jun

11

Two Shreveporters arrested for illegal drug possessionA Shreveport couple is now behind bars after Caddo Sheriff’s Narcotics agents found illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in their home, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   On June 6, Caddo Narcotics and Caddo Special Response Team conducted a search warrant a...
Wed
Jun

9

Pursuit ends with arrest of juvenile car thievesCaddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies arrested two juveniles overnight for stealing a vehicle in north Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 1:45 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the 5000 block of Town North Drive where the owner...
Wed
Jun

9

CPSO investigates fatal crashThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred this afternoon in north Caddo Parish. Just after 2 p.m., a pickup traveling northbound on Gilliam Scotts Slough Road pulled into the intersection at Hwy. 2 and collided with a westbound p...
Wed
Jun

9

Shreveport man arrested for illegal drug and gun possessionA Shreveport man is behind bars again after Caddo Sheriff’s Narcotics agents found methamphetamine, guns, and drug paraphernalia in his home, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On June 8, the Louisiana State Probation and Parole contacted the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Na...
Wed
Jun

9

Shreveport man arrested for Home Improvement FraudCaddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested an unlicensed Shreveport contractor after failing to complete a home improvement job costing the victim thousands of dollars, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   In January 2021, the victim hired 55-year-old Garland Morgan Jr. to u...
Tue
Jun

8

CPSO seeks info on missing manThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man missing from his home in south Caddo Parish. Michael Gage Johnson, 23, was last seen near his residence at 1011 Chipper Lane in Keithville on May 29. He was reported missing on...
Tue
Jun

8

Man arrested for sex crimes against a juvenileA Waskom man was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile in Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Charles Warren Clayton, 64, was arrested on Monday and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center following an investigation by Det. Chris Ardoin. Clayton is a...
MAY 2021
Sat
May

29

Man dies, child survives in LA-169 crash A Waskom man driving a pick-up truck died in a crash on Hwy. 169 this evening, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   The crash was reported just before 8 p.m. on Hwy. 169 South just south of Devers Road. Lt. Ondray Miles said the driver was driving southbound when he...
Fri
May

28

Road closure due to fatal crashLA-3132 has reopened after closing due to a fatal crash just before 2 p.m. this afternoon. At approximately 1:40 pm, a call came in about a white pick-up truck that had turned over. Caddo Sheriff's deputies later discovered the driver of the truck had d...
Sun
May

23

Plane crash victim identified as Fred L. PhillipsAn experimental aircraft crashed into Cross Lake this afternoon killing its sole occupant, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Several witnesses to the crash called 911 around 2:47 this afternoon and reported seeing the fixed wing single engine craft go down. The Shreve...
Sun
May

23

CPSO investigating north Caddo fatalityTwo vehicles hit a fallen tree this morning near Blanchard, resulting in one fatality, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 6:23 a.m., a Honda Civic was traveling southbound in the 5100 block of Blanchard Road (LA Hwy. 173) when the female driver hit a large t...
Fri
May

21

CPSO investigating fatal crashThe Caddo Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred just before 5 p.m. tonight near the port, said Sheriff Steve Prator. A sedan vehicle was traveling north on Richard Pratt Drive and a Ford F-250 pickup was traveling east on Ron Bean Boulevar...
Thu
May

20

Drug Task Force seizes drugs, money in southeast Shreveport investigationAn investigation by the DEA Task Force has ended with the arrest of one person and the seizure of drugs and cash, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, May 19, members of the Task Force, along with Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies, executed a s...
Thu
May

20

Retail employee arrested for theft An employee at a local home improvement retailer was arrested for theft following an investigation by the business and the Caddo Sheriff’s Office, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jazmonee Green, 32, is accused of taking cash from her register and allowing a customer to l...
Fri
May

14

CPSO conducts operation to verify sex offender registrant informationThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit conducted a check of 400 sex offenders in Caddo Parish this week to ensure compliance with state law and registration requirements. Sheriff Steve Prator said the result of the operation was a 99 percent complian...
Mon
May

10

CPSO seeks info in theft caseThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying this person who may have information in a recent theft case. On April 24, over $7,500 in merchandise was stolen from Walmart at 4701 Northport Blvd. in Shreveport. A male and female want...
Mon
May

10

CPSO announces return to Sheriff's Safety TownSheriff’s Safety Town is re-opening and summer events are being scheduled following a year-long pandemic shutdown, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. “We are excited to open the doors and welcome our kids back to Sheriff’s Safety Town,” Prator said. ...
Mon
May

10

Keithville man arrested for juvenile sex crimeA Keithville man was arrested for first-degree rape for the sexual assault of a juvenile, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Dakota S. Rose, 25, was arrested on Sunday and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center following an investigation by Caddo Sheriff’s Det. Chris Ard...
Tue
May

4

Man arrested for having crack and other drugs in presence of minorA Shreveport man was arrested for having crack cocaine in the presence of a minor, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 29, agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at 1407 Cornwell Avenue in Shreveport. During the search, fresh...
Tue
May

4

Two arrested after fleeing from deputiesCaddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to shots fired at Wallace Lake Dam Monday night and arrested two people with drugs and guns, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At 6:37 p.m., deputies were enroute to the call of discharging a firearm at the dam when they rece...
APRIL 2021
Fri
Apr

30

CPSO to host law enforcement graduation ceremonyGraduation exercises for the 49th basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 pm, May 4, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue in Shreveport. Three agencies will be represented when graduates take the oa...
Thu
Apr

29

Bossier man arrested for sexual assault of juvenileA Bossier City man has been arrested for improper sexual behavior with a juvenile, according to Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Christopher Eugene Allen, 44, turned himself in to authorities Wednesday after a warrant was obtained for his arrest on charges of Sexua...
Thu
Apr

22

Four arrested in local forgery, counterfeit check ringFour people have been arrested and a fifth is being sought in connection with a forgery and counterfeit check ring being investigated by the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Some of the offenders are accused of cashing forged ...
Wed
Apr

21

Caddo Sheriff announces two promotionsTwo Caddo Sheriff's deputies recently received promotions for their service, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Kristopher Hill was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the Detention Bureau. Hill joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1999 and has previously worked in Co...
Tue
Apr

20

Shreveporter arrested for sex crimes A 34-year-old Shreveport man has been arrested for sexual offenses involving a juvenile, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Rustin R. Middleton was arrested following an investigation by Det. Chris Ardoin into a complaint that Middleton assaulted a juvenile on multiple...
Mon
Apr

19

Caddo Sheriff to host Drug Take Back DayCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday, April 24, at Sheriff's Safety Town. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be collecting old, unwanted, an...
Fri
Apr

16

Two arrested in drug investigation An investigation by the Caddo Narcotics Unit and Louisiana State Probation and Parole has resulted in the arrest of two men and the seizure of drugs, cash, and weapons, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Agents arrested Eric Wimbley, 49...
Thu
Apr

15

Sheriff Prator reminds drivers, occupants to "Buckle Up in Your Truck"The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will participate in a statewide seatbelt enforcement campaign aimed at educating pickup drivers and their occupants about the importance of buckling up. The campaign will run from April 17-24 and is paid for with a grant from the Louisiana Hi...
Wed
Apr

14

Man uses stolen credit cards for purchasesA Shreveport man was arrested for using stolen credit cards to his benefit in the amount of $25,000, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Henry William Ramirez Jr., 51, was arrested March 31 on a warrant obtained by Caddo Sheriff’s Det. Clarissa Harris. Ramirez was book...
Wed
Apr

14

CPSO to hold April recruiting eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 24, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for securi...
Tue
Apr

13

Final arrest made for shooting at riding club eventCaddo deputies have made their final arrest in a shooting that occurred at an outdoor event on Gamm Road in November, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Chadrick Dudley, 33, a security guard at the event, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center on April 5 for illegal use of...
Tue
Apr

13

Woman charged with ID theftA Bossier City woman was arrested for stealing the identities of two people and using the information to open accounts and make purchases, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Mary Morgan Strobel, 26, of the 6100 block of Pampus Lane, was arrested on Sunday on a warrant obtai...
Fri
Apr

9

Man dies when tree falls on mobile homeA 48-year-old Shreveport man was killed when a tree fell on his mobile tonight, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Patrol deputies responded to 8932 Country Aire Drive just after 6:30 p.m. and found a large tree on top of the mobile home where two people had been ...
MARCH 2021
Wed
Mar

31

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold safety checkpointThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will hold a safety checkpoint from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. Friday, April 2, in north Caddo Parish. The checkpoint is intended to make parish roads safer and reduce traffic deaths and injuries by identifying alcohol and drug impair...
Fri
Mar

26

CPSO to host blood drive The Caddo Sheriff’s Office will host an emergency blood drive April 1 to assist LifeShare Blood Centers with replenishing blood supplies impacted by last month’s winter storm. The drive will take place from 1-4 p.m. at the Sheriff’s Office substation loc...
Thu
Mar

18

Pecan Road arrest warrant The Caddo Parish Coroner has given a verbal report to the Caddo Sheriff that there was no indication of mistreatment in the death of William Walls, who died Thursday after deputies went to execute an arrest warrant for another subject on Walls' proper...
Fri
Mar

12

Man arrested for sharing illicit pics on social mediaCaddo Sheriff’s detectives charged a Ringgold man on Thursday with 60 counts of illegal activity for sharing nude images through Facebook, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Terry Lynn Cook, Jr., 32, was the subject of an investigation by the CPSO Cyber Crimes and Juvenile ...