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MAY 2022
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May

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Caddo Parish to hold annual online tax saleThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host its annual tax sale online at civicsource.com on Tuesday, June 7. The auction opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m., subject to a sliding close. Over 1,500 properties are slated for auction. The sale is open to the public...
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May

19

Caddo Sheriff announces auxiliary deputy classSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Program are now available until June 20. Auxiliary deputies supplement full-time Caddo sheriff’s deputies by volunteering their services to the Sheriff&rsquo...
Thu
May

19

CPSO arrests Shreveport man, seizes drugs and fake checksCaddo Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man after they found drugs and counterfeit checks in his motel room, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Friday, May 13, Det. Clarissa Harris received a call from Shreveport Police and was advised that officers were ...
Fri
May

13

Train wreck shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: Hwy. 169 is back open.   Highway 169 is closed at McGee Rd. after a train crashed into a Tahoe hauling a car. Caddo Sheriff's Office deputies are assisting as Greenwood Police officers investigate the crash.   Nobody was...
Wed
May

11

Caddo Magnet senior receives Caddo Sheriff's scholarshipCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator awarded an academic scholarship to William Samuel Davis on Wednesday during a presentation at Government Plaza. Davis is a graduating senior at Caddo Magnet High School where he earned a 3.5 grade point average. He will use the $500 scholarship ...
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May

9

CPSO arrests teen for terrorizingA teen has been arrested following an investigation into a threat against Donnie Bickham Middle School said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, Caddo Sheriff’s Patrol Dep. Christan Dickey responded to a call about a post on social media threatening a...
Thu
May

5

ROAD HAZARD: Flooding on I-20ECaddo deputies are reporting flooding on I-20 East at mile marker 5. Sheriff Steve Prator is urging drivers to be careful as deputies respond to car crashes and remove fallen trees and tree limbs in various roadways in the parish.  Residents can report hazard...
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May

5

Fallen tree shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: The road has reopened. ORIIGINAL RELEASE: The northbound and southbound lanes of Hwy. 169 just north of Blanchard Latex Rd. are closed due to a fallen tree on the powerlines and roadway. The State Highway Department has been notified.Caddo deputies will ...
Thu
May

5

Boy Scouts accepting Sheriff's Camp applicationsSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for this summer’s Caddo Sheriff's Camp. The free overnight camp for boys ages 8-12 will be held at Kinsey Scout Reservation June 12-15. It is conducted by the Sheriff’s Office and th...
Mon
May

9

Caddo Sheriff's Training Academy to graduate 51st Basic Class Graduation exercises for the 51st basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m., May 10th, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71106. Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker...
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May

2

Shreveport man arrested for domestic violenceA Shreveport man was arrested after he beat up a woman and stole her car, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Saturday, April 30, at 12:22 p.m. the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Pines Rd. near the intersection of Bert Kouns. The victim reported a battery...
APRIL 2022
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Apr

29

Caddo Sheriff to host Drug Take Back DayCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 30, 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 hos...
Fri
Apr

29

CPSO detectives arrest child abuserCaddo Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a Keithville man after he physically abused a child, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Det. Ray Saunders received a report about the abuse on Sunday, April 24. After an interview with the juvenile along with evidence of bruises...
Thu
Apr

21

Authorities investigate fake threats targeting American schoolsCalls made about suspicious package threats at Northwood High School and Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy in Caddo Parish have been determined to be linked to dozens of other similar calls at schools across the nation, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Thursday, April ...
Thu
Apr

21

CPSO investigates suspicious package call Detectives are investigating after an anonymous call about a suspicious package at Northwood High School that came in on Thursday morning was quickly determined to be a hoax. Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives and patrol officers along with the Shrev...
Mon
Apr

18

Dog mauling leads to seizure of drugs and guns, sends felon back to jailCaddo deputies that responded to a call about a vicious animal killing ended up arresting an armed felon on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Derrick Johnson, 24, found himself in jail again after deputies discovered over 13 pounds of marijuana and guns in his possession...
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Apr

18

CPSO to join "Buckle Up in Your Truck" campaignThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office will participate in a statewide seatbelt enforcement campaign aimed at educating pickup truck drivers and their passengers about the importance of buckling up. The campaign will run from April 23-30 and is paid for with a grant from the Louis...
Wed
Apr

13

Shreveport man arrested after CPSO agents seize $218K worth of illegal drugsNarcotics agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Shreveport man on Monday afternoon after they found approximately $218,000 worth of illegal drugs in his car and residence, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Hans Morris, 54, was arrested after agents found...
Wed
Apr

13

CPSO arrests juvenile following stabbing investigationCaddo deputies are investigating after a juvenile stabbed an elderly family member on Wednesday morning at a residence in the 1100 block of Stage Coach Rd., said Sheriff Steve Prator. The victim was transported to the hospital by Caddo Fire District 6. The juvenile has be...
Wed
Apr

13

Flag and service weapon presented to former deputy battling cancerDeputies recently paid a visit to Billy Bowers, a retired deputy of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, to present him a battle flag and his service firearm as a token of our appreciation for his long-time service. Deputy Bowers is fighting a rare form of cancer. We wan...
Tue
Apr

12

Two arrested after woman hits school employeeCaddo deputies arrested a man and woman following an incident at Southwood High School, said Sheriff Steve Prator. After a heated confrontation with the principal at Southwood High School on Friday, 29 year-old Dewanna Battle hit a school security coordinator with he...
Fri
Apr

8

CPSO Deputy is named "Law Officer of the Year"Cpl. Shonda Abercrumbia was selected by the La Societe des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux’s (The Society of 40 Men and 8 Horses) as the Law Officer of the Year and was honored in a ceremony at the 40 and 8 Club Chateau on Thursday, April 7. Cpl. Abercrumbia will represent t...
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Apr

7

CPSO to hold recruiting eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the CPSO Re-entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive in Shreveport. The Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire security and corrections deputies, nurses, an ...
Mon
Apr

4

CPSO investigates toddler's deathDetectives with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a two-year-old child was pronounced dead at the hospital on Monday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 4, just before 10 a.m., Caddo Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a toddl...
Fri
Apr

1

CPSO recovers 3 stolen vehicles in KeithvilleOne man is in jail after deputies found three stolen vehicles in his possession, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On March 30, at about 2:20 p.m., the owner of a stolen four-wheeler contacted CPSO Dep. Denver Dixon to report that a witness had seen Marcus Thomas driving his veh...
Fri
Apr

1

CPSO and BFCU to host free shred eventBarksdale Federal Credit Union and Sheriff’s Safety Town will be hosting a free shred event on April 2 from 9am - 12pm. The event will be held at 8910 Jewella Ave. Shreveport, LA 71118. There is a limit of two bags per person. Each person will be able to w...
Fri
Apr

1

Two teens in jail for terrorizingTwo teens have been arrested following an investigation into threats against C.E. Byrd High School, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 4 p.m. on Thursday, School Resource Officer Sr. Dep. Rufus Porter was notified about a post on a social media messaging app threatenin...
Fri
Apr

1

Wrong-way driver crashes into carTwo drivers were sent to the hospital following an overnight crash on East Bert Kouns, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At about 11:55 p.m. on Thursday, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call at East Bert Kouns just east of Youree Drive where an SUV co...
MARCH 2022
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Mar

31

Detectives investigate shooting threat, arrest teenDetectives have arrested a teen following their investigation into a social media threat against a high school, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office detectives began their investigation on Wednesday as soon as they were notified of the o...
Wed
Mar

30

Deadly crash shuts down Colquitt Rd.Deputies investigated after a car crash on Colquitt Rd. left one man dead and sent another to the hospital, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s deputies got the call just after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. According to Lt. Cowden, a blue Cadillac sedan was drivi...
Tue
Mar

29

I-20W closed, 2 big rigs on fireCaddo Sheriff's deputies are diverting traffic off I-20 west near Hwy. 80 onto exit 3 following a major crash involving three big rigs, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 3:10 p,m., CPSO responded to a call about two big rigs on fire. Witnesses told depu...
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Mar

27

Good Samaritans rescue man in Black BayouCaddo deputies assisted after two men rescued a driver preventing him from drowning in the Black Bayou in northwest Caddo Parish on Saturday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 8 p.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to Mira ...
Fri
Mar

25

CPSO agents arrest Shreveport man, seize 1.5 pounds of illegal drugsAgents with the Caddo Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrested a Shreveport man after they found drugs and guns in his home early on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 9 a.m., agents searched the home of 42-year-old Michael Mosley, in the 7800 bl...
Tue
Mar

22

High water in CaddoA severe thunderstorm warning and flash flood warning is currently in effect. Please be advised of high water in the following roads: • I-20E at mile marker 4 • Roy Rd. at MLK Dr.  • LA-173 AT N. Lakeshore Dr.  • LA-173 AT BOSTWICK &bu...
Fri
Mar

18

CPSO arrests Shreveport man, seizes 67 grams of methNarcotics Agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office seized over 67 grams of illegal drugs earlier this week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, deputies found 51-year-old Charles Guiden with 3.1 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Agents later ...
Fri
Mar

18

Skull found in KeithvilleDetectives, K-9, CSI and coroners all worked together to investigate following the discovery of a human skull in Keithville on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 12 p.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area off Colquitt Rd. near ...
Fri
Mar

18

CPSO and AARP Louisiana to Host Contactless Shred Event in ShreveportTo help protect citizens from identity theft, the AARP Louisiana Fraud Watch Network and the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to provide a safe location to shred your personal documents free of charge.  The drive-through, contactless shred event wil...
Wed
Mar

16

Caddo Sheriff's Office lowers hiring age to 18As staff shortages plague law enforcement agencies nationwide, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has decided to welcome applicants starting at 18 years old. "If you can join the military and fight a war, you can serve in your own community," said Sheriff Ste...
Mon
Mar

14

CPSO deputies locate fugitiveWhat started as a traffic stop ended as a water search late Monday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 8:30 p.m., CPSO deputies were called to assist in the search for a man who ran away from Greenwood Police officers following a traffic stop at Hwy. 80. Acco...
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Mar

14

Caddo deputies arrest Shreveport deacon for inappropriately touching juvenileA Shreveport man turned himself in on Friday after detectives found out he inappropriately touched a minor, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Feb. 14, Detective Ray Saunders of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division received a report about a sexual as...
Mon
Mar

14

Officials pull plug on "Mister Coffee Bean" programA program which would have trained and placed convicted felons in elementary schools is dead before it started in Caddo Parish after Sheriff Steve Prator warned the school board, Louisiana Sheriff’s Association (LSA), legislators and the public. "I had to do al...
Fri
Mar

11

CPSO arrests five for illegal sales of alcoholic beveragesThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division conducted an underage alcohol sales operation in Caddo Parish on March 10. Deputies checked 30 businesses for compliance with state laws and found five in violation, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Arres...
Wed
Mar

9

Two deputies earn promotionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize two deputies for their promotions during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Sheriff’s Re-entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive. Michael King, a 14-year deputy, was promoted to sergeant in the Detective Division. H...
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Mar

7

Deputies search for missing manUPDATE: Deputy Chris Davis located Wilmer Hill a little over two hours after he was reported missing. His motorized wheelchair got stuck in the woods. Without a cellphone, he was unable to call for help. He was transported to an area hospital to be examined and treated for e...
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Mar

7

Sheriff Prator reminds citizens to voteOn March 26, 2022, the citizens of Caddo Parish have an opportunity to vote on five propositions that fund the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Four of these are property tax renewals. These will not cause any tax increases. The other proposition is the renewal of ...
Tue
Mar

1

Car crash leaves one deadOne man is dead following a car crash that happened near the intersection of Myra Myrtis and Hwy. 71. on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 4 p.m., a white Toyota Camry heading northbound on Hwy. 71 left the roadway and crashed into several trees.&n...
FEBRUARY 2022
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Feb

28

Bull on the loose sends deputy to the hospitalCaddo Sheriff's Stock Patrol deputy was injured in a loose livestock call earlier today, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 2:30 p.m. several drivers called in about a bull running around the 5000 block of Williams Road. Stock Patrol Sgt. Gary Bailey responded to t...
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Feb

28

DEA Task Force investigation ends in arrestA Shreveport woman remains behind bars after she was caught with one kilogram of methamphetamine last week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Agents with the DEA Task Force arrested Misty Ott, 45, on Feb. 22 after an investigation by the Task Force and a traffic stop by the...
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Feb

26

Traffic stop leads to drug arrestA Shreveport man is in jail facing multiple drug charges following his arrest on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after midnight on Feb. 25, John Davison, 59, was pulled over by Caddo Sheriff’s deputies for speeding on 70th Street near Youree Dr.  ...
Tue
Feb

22

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...