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NOVEMBER 2022
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CPSO narcotics agents arrest Shreveport man Narcotics agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Shreveport man last week after they found $7,590 worth of drugs in his possession, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  On Tuesday, November 22, The Caddo Parish Sheriff's K9 Unit, DEA Taskforce, ATF T...
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Nov

20

Head-on collision sends drivers to the hospitalAn elderly man and woman were transported to the hospital following a head-on collision on the 10300 block of Blanchard Latex Road on Sunday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 20, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies said the dr...
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Nov

18

CPSO to host 4th Annual Steel Challenge Reindeer GamesThe Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office will be hosting the 4th Annual Steel Challenge Reindeer Games on Dec. 3, 2022 at the CPSO Regional Training Academy located at 15639 Hwy.1 South in Shreveport. This year's fundraiser will benefit the Providence House in Shreveport...
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Nov

18

CPSO narcotics agents arrest a convicted felon, $14k worth of drugs seizedNarcotics agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a Shreveport man after they found illegal drugs, packaging material and a firearm in his home on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Nov. 15, Caddo narcotics agents executed a search warrant at 4...
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Nov

12

CPSO arrests Keithville man for battery of a school teacherCaddo deputies arrested a parent in Keithville after he hit a school employee with his car on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Just after 4 p.m. on Nov.11, deputies were dispatched to Keithville Elementary Middle School after the school reported a p...
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Nov

10

Keithville man arrested for possession of child pornographyCaddo detectives arrested a registered sex offender in Keithville after they found child pornography in his possession, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On September of 2022, Det. Jared Marshall began his investigation after the National Center for Missing and Exploited Childre...
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Nov

7

Four hospitalized following head-on collision, pile-up on I-49NFour people remain in the hospital following a major crash on Interstate 49 on Sunday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Original release: https://www.caddosheriff.org/news.php?c=2826&p=1&month=&year=2022 Just before 10 p.m. on Nov. 6, a red Buick Veran...
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Nov

6

I-49 North closed due to major wreckDeputies closed down I-49 North after a major crash involving four vehicles, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The call came in on Sunday evening just before 10 p.m. about a head-on collision caused by a red vehicle traveling southbound on I-49 ...
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Nov

4

Caddo Sheriff announces mugshots are backThe Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is once again publishing mugshots on its website. This comes months after Governor John Bel Edwards signed a new law that makes it illegal to publish many mugshots. Some law enforcement agencies have understandably stopped publishing ...
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Nov

3

CPSO to host law enforcement graduation ceremonyGraduation exercises for the 52nd basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m., November 7th, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71106. Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest spe...
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Nov

3

Caddo agents arrest Shreveport man, $37k worth of drugs seizedCaddo narcotics agents arrested a Shreveport man after they found guns and drugs in his home on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Nov.1, agents executed a search warrant at 1706 Peach St. in Shreveport. During the search, agents found a digital scale, packa...
OCTOBER 2022
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Oct

31

Arrest made in deadly hit and runA Shreveport woman has been arrested following the death of a cyclist over the weekend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Sunday, Oct. 30, 24-year-old Victoria Woodfork turned herself in to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.  Evidence found by Caddo deputie...
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Oct

30

CPSO investigates deadly hit and run in ShreveportThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit and run that happened in Shreveport on Saturday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The initial investigation determined a white male, possibly in his 40’s, was riding his bike we...
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Oct

28

Sheriff to host drug take back eventCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator invites all citizens to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 29, at Sheriff's Safety Town located at 8910 Jewella Avenue at the west end of the Summer Groveb parking lot. The event is part of the National Drug Take Bac...
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Oct

27

Sheriff's Safety Town Trunk or Treat rescheduledWe at Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff's Safety Town are excited to partner with the Shreveport Police Department and other local first responders in another Trunk or Treat event. The event was originally scheduled for October 28, but it has since ...
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Oct

27

CPSO deputy receives Trey Hutchison Memorial AwardThe Caddo/ Bossier Domestic Violence Task Force presented Cpl. Timothy Johns the Trey Hutchison Memorial Award for his work as an advocate for domestic violence survivors on Thursday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Cpl. Johns is described as a go-getter who is alway...
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Oct

26

U.S. Highway 79 closed due to wildfireUPDATE: The road is back open. Caddo deputies closed down U.S. Highway 79 South due to a wildfire in Panola County, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Only those who live on Highway 79 will be permitted to drive through. Currently, traffic is backed up for several miles....
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Oct

25

Sheriff Prator to swear in 17 deputiesSheriff Steve Prator will be swearing in 17 new deputies to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, October 26. The ceremony will be held at the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Media Room located on the seventh floor of Government Plaza at 505 Travis Street...
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Oct

24

Deadly crash in CaspianaOne man died on Sunday following a car crash in Caspiana on Saturday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 10 p.m. on Saturday, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s patrol deputies were dispatched to the 11000 block of Highway 1 in response to a major crash. The driver who...
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Oct

21

Evacuation order issued following fire, chlorine leakUPDATE: EVACUATION ORDER RESCINDED The cloud of chlorine released from the Greenwood Waste Water Treatment Plant has dissipated. Greenwood residents may now go back to their homes.   The Caddo Parish Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness office has issued a...
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Oct

14

Bailiff fired after victimizing the elderlyCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator fired a ten-year deputy after detectives determined he participated in the exploitation of an elderly person. "I’m extremely disappointed in this person's criminal behavior," said Sheriff Prator. “He is an embarrassment...
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Oct

12

Road closure due to overturned big rigCaddo deputies shutdown a section of Keithville-Keatchie Road just south of Booker Road in Keithville as they investigate a major crash involving an 18-wheeler, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, patrol deputies responded to a crash involv...
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Oct

12

CPSO deputies nab thievesCaddo deputies arrested two men after they were caught with drugs and stolen property in Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday, patrol deputies were dispatched to 3410 Dixie Shreveport Road in response to a call about a theft in progress. Up...
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Oct

10

CPSO arrests two after stolen car chaseCaddo deputies arrested and charged a juvenile and a man after a high-speed chase on Saturday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. During a search for a wanted juvenile out of Dallas, Caddo deputies pursued a stolen, white Dodge Charger. The high-speed chase started...
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Oct

8

Caddo deputies search for fugitivesCaddo Parish Sheriff's Office deputies are searching the Grawood Subdivision and surrounding areas off Colquitt Road for two fugitives described as young black males, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The search for a wanted juvenile out of Texas, who was also...
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Oct

7

CPSO deputy named First Responder of the YearSergeant Chad Davis of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was recognized as the Caddo Lodge #179 F&AM First Responder of the Year on Thursday, October 6.   “We are proud of Sgt. Davis,” said Sheriff Steve Prator. “He has demonstrated excelle...
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Oct

5

Winnsboro man arrested in Greenwood shooting caseThe man who shot at a repossession agent and damaged private property on Tuesday has been booked into jail on multiple charges, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At 10:27 am on October 4, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office started receiving calls from citizens about...
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Oct

4

National Night Out LocationsHere are the registered locations within Caddo Parish (outside of city limits) for the 2022 National Night Out tonight. Party responsibily and stay safe. We can’t wait to see you all!
SEPTEMBER 2022
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Sep

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Sheriff Prator announces 4th Annual Thanksgiving Food DriveSheriff Steve Prator invites all to participate in the fourth annual Caddo Sheriff’s Office Thanksgiving Food Drive benefiting the Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. Each year we have set new records for giving. This year we are hoping to beat our 2021...
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Sep

26

Sheriff Prator names K9 Samos Deputy of the Quarter
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Sep

23

Grimmet Drive closed following crashUPDATE: Grimmet Drive has reopened.   Grimmet Drive is partially closed as deputies investigate a crash that happened on Friday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. According to preliminary investigation, a GMC pickup truck traveling west failed to stop a...
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Sep

22

Shreveport man in jail for child pornA Shreveport man has been arrested after cyber crime detectives found videos and images of child pornography on his devices, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Detective Thomas Lites said Terrence Thompson, 26, possessed and distri...
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Sep

20

Road closure in BlanchardHighway 173 at Alexander Avenue in Blanchard is closed to traffic after an 18-wheeler hit a SWEPCO pole. Power lines are down and stoplights at the intersection are not working.  Drivers are advised to be cautious and avoid the area.
Tue
Sep

20

Caddo Sheriff announces promotions, recognitionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator promoted seven deputies on Tuesday, September 20, during an 8:30 a.m. ceremony at the Re-Entry Facility at 1121 Forum Drive. The Sheriff also recognized 46 employees for their years of service with the Caddo Sheriff’s Office. Michael Vaitk...
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Sep

16

Head-on collision shuts down LA 538Both lanes of Old Mooringsport Road are closed between West Croom and Dawes Road. Just before noon, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Caddo Fire District 7 responded to a crash on LA 538 in Mooringsport. According to patrol deputies, a Ford Taurus heading east ...
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Sep

16

Three men arrested following violent attackCaddo detectives arrested three men who severely beat up a coworker in Shreveport on Thursday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 8 a.m. on September 15, Caddo deputies were dispatched to a business in the 9100 block of Youree Drive to respond to a call about a batter...
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Sep

14

CPSO arrests Mooringsport couple for cruelty to a juvenileCaddo detectives arrested a Mooringsport couple after they smoked methamphetamine in the presence of a child under the age of 13, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On August 14, Youth Services Detective Ray Saunders received a report concerning a young child who tested positive ...
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Sep

12

CPSO arrests substitute teacherCaddo detectives arrested a substitute physical education teacher who encouraged students to commit battery and bully a classmate, said Sheriff Steve Prator. According to a report received by the Caddo Youth Services Division, the incident happened at North Caddo Elementa...
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Sep

12

Major crash shuts down Ellerbe RoadEllerbe Road is shutdown from Nightingale Road to Jennifer Lane due to a major crash. The crash involving three vehicles was reported to CPSO at 3:15 p.m. Caddo Parish Sheriff's deputies, Caddo Fire District 5 and Shreveport Fire Department responded. One person was t...
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Sep

12

CPSO to hold recruitment eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, September 17, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions availabl...
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Sep

8

CPSO arrests Shreveport man for child sex crimesCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man who molested and had sex with a child on two separate occasions, said Sheriff Steve Prator. An investigation by Caddo Parish Sheriff's Youth Services Detective Ray Saunders revealed Jorge Gomez-Vasquez, 29, molested a juvenil...
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Sep

7

Million-dollar bond set for wanted man captured by CPSOCaddo narcotics agents, U.S. deputy marshals, CPSO patrol and K9 deputies all worked to arrest a Shreveport man wanted for attempted second-degree murder on Tuesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 6:41 p.m. on Tuesday, CPSO narcotics agents spotted...
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Sep

7

CPSO arrests 4 teen burglarsCaddo deputies arrested four teenagers ages 13, 15 and 19 on Tuesday after they burglarized at least seven cars, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday, Caddo patrol deputies were dispatched to the 4300 block of Roy Road in Blanchard where apartment resid...
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Sep

3

Fallen tree shuts down US 79UPDATE: HWY 79 has reopened ROAD CLOSURE: US 79 is completely shutdown from Buncombe Road to Hwy. 80 due to a fallen tree.
AUGUST 2022
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Aug

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Teens arrested in Tuesday's shootout face multiple charges for crime spreeFour juveniles who were arrested following a shootout on Tuesday morning have been charged for their muti-day crime spree, said Sheriff Steve Prator. During the investigation, Caddo Parish Sheriff's detectives learned the juveniles, ages 16 and 17, started t...
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Aug

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Shreveport man faces 1,695 child, animal sex chargesA Shreveport man was arrested by U.S. marshals in Ohio after Caddo detectives found over a thousand videos and photos of child pornography and animal sexual abuse in his posession, said Sheriff Steve Prator. During a forensic investigation, Detective Thomas Lite...
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Aug

31

CPSO arrests Texas escapee accused of double murderAn escaped inmate out of Cass County, Tx. is back in handcuffs after  Caddo deputies chased and arrested him on LA 169 south of Moringsport this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Charles Spraberry, 42, reportedly escaped out of Cass County Jail on Monday night. Cas...
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Aug

30

CPSO arrests 12 at Southwood High SchoolCaddo deputies arrested 12 students after two gang-related fights broke out at Southwood High School Tuesday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The first fight broke out at the school's breezeway at approximately 12:58 p.m.. The school resource officer ar...
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Aug

30

CPSO responds to early morning shootout, 4 teens in custodyDeputies have four juveniles in custody following a shootout at an apartment complex early on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office received a shots fired call just after 4:30 a.m.. Patrol deputies responded to the 1600 block...
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Aug

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Missing boy is foundUPDATE: Tronez Johnson, 12, was found on Sunday August 28, at around 6:30 p.m. about 11 hours after he was reported missing. Deputies will conduct a follow-up investigation to make sure the boy is okay. CPSO would like to thank all those who helped in the search. ...