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APRIL 2021
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 ...
Tue
Mar

9

Federal Disaster Declaration grantedPresident Joe Biden has authorized a Major Disaster Declaration to aid in the recovery of individuals and communities who suffered loss during the winter storm from February 11-19, 2021. The declaration makes available federal aid to help residents and businesses in ...
Tue
Mar

9

CPSO conducts operation targeting underage alcohol salesSix 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-four businesses did not sell. The following is a list of employees who ...
Tue
Mar

9

Caddo Sheriff announces promotions, recognitionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator has recognized three deputies with promotions and several others for their years of service with the Caddo Sheriff’s Office. Matthew Cowden was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in Patrol. Cowden joined the Sheriff’s Office in 2006 ...
Mon
Mar

8

DEA Task Force investigation leads to man's arrestA Shreveport man was arrested on drug charges following an investigation by the DEA Task Force, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Sean Loston, Jr., 21, was arrested March 4 following a search warrant at a residence in the 800 block of Sherwood Road. Agents seized approxima...
Mon
Mar

1

Two men arrested on drug charges following West Canal searchAgents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 6814 West Canal Boulevard in Shreveport on Friday resulting in two arrests. Agents recovered 28 bags (approximately nine grams) of cocaine, four bags (approximately 52 grams) of marijuana, five d...
Mon
Mar

1

Three arrested in meth investigationThree people were arrested following a DEA Task Force investigation into the distribution of methamphetamine in Shreveport, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. John Bernos and Coralee Clotiaux were traveling on a motorcycle on I-20 near Monkhouse Drive on Wednesday when they...
FEBRUARY 2021
Fri
Feb

26

Winter storm update (Friday, February 26, 2021)Portions of the Shreveport Water System have been cleared from the boil advisory. Customers in the following zip codes may now resume the normal use of their water supplied by the City of Shreveport: 71101 71102 71103 71104 71105 71106 71107 ...
Thu
Feb

25

Winter storm update (Thursday, February 25, 2021)The Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the City of Shreveport will distribute water at noon on Friday, February 26, at the following locations. Each vehicle is limited to one case of water. Shreveport: Youree Drive Mid...
Wed
Feb

24

Winter storm update (Wednesday, February 24, 2021)The Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, city, and parish governmental agencies will distribute water in Shreveport and Caddo Parish on Thursday, February 25, at the following locations.  All locations will open at noon with the exception of Sou...
Tue
Feb

23

Winter storm update (Tuesday, February 23, 2021)The Caddo Office of Homeland Security and  Emergency Preparedness, city, and parish governmental agencies will distribute water in Shreveport and Caddo Parish on Wednesday, February 24, at the following locations. All locations will open at noon. Each vehicle ...
Mon
Feb

22

Winter storm update (Monday, Feb. 22, 2021)Water distribution sites for citizens of Shreveport and Caddo Parish will open at noon Tuesday, February 23, at the following locations. Each vehicle is limited to one case of water.   Shreveport: Youree Drive Middle School (enter from Carroll Street) Southe...
Mon
Feb

22

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold recruitment eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. Saturday, February 27, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for sec...
Sun
Feb

21

Caddo winter storm update (Sunday)Over 750,000 units of water were distributed to citizens today at locations throughout the city and parish. Vehicles caravanned through at six locations in Shreveport, including Southern University-Shreveport, and Independence Stadium, and eight locations in the parish fo...
Sun
Feb

21

Water distribution sites announced for Shreveport, Caddo ParishWater distribution sites for citizens of Shreveport and Caddo Parish will open at noon today at the following locations. Each vehicle is limited to one case of water while supplies last.   Shreveport: Youree Drive Middle School (enter from Carroll Street) ...
Sat
Feb

20

Caddo Parish / Shreveport water distribution informationWater distribution sites for citizens in Shreveport and the surrounding areas in Caddo Parish are expected to be up and running tomorrow. A request for drinking water was made to the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness this week. That r...
Thu
Feb

18

Feb. 18, 2021 OverviewCaddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Feb. 18, 2021 Overview   A hard freeze warning is in effect until 10 a.m. Friday. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office reports the following roads still closed in the parish: Hwy. 169 between Brown S...
Wed
Feb

17

Caddo Parish winter storm update Winter storm conditions worsened today in Caddo Parish leaving more trouble behind for residents and city/parish leaders. Deteriorating road conditions, property damage, shelters, and broken water mains are among the most pressing issues currently being addresse...
Tue
Feb

16

Caddo Parish activates Emergency Operations CenterThe Caddo Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has activated its 24-hour Emergency Operations Center to coordinate a unified agency response to the winter weather event. Sheriff Steve Prator, Director of Caddo OHSEP, said a representative from eac...
Sun
Feb

14

Caddo Parish officials prep for winter stormCaddo parish and Shreveport city officials met today to make final preparations before a much-anticipated winter storm rolls in. At the Caddo Emergency Operations Center, officials discussed everything from roads to shelters to hospital preparations. Caddo ...
Thu
Feb

11

Caddo Sheriff urges pet owners to prepare for wintery conditionsIt's a common belief that dogs and cats are more resistant than people to cold weather because of their fur, but that’s untrue, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Pets are still at risk of hypothermia, frostbite and even death. With unusually cold conditions heade...
Thu
Feb

11

Student arrested for having gun at schoolA student at Southwood High School was arrested today for having a loaded gun on campus, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The 17-year-old male was involved in a fight with another student on campus around noontime today. During an investigation, a loaded 9 mm handgun was found ...
Tue
Feb

9

CPSO investigating fatal crashTwo people died in a crash on Hwy. 169 this evening, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The crash was reported just after 5 p.m. in the 11000 block of Hwy. 169. Sgt. Rodney Spikes said the driver of a Honda Accord was northbound when she lost control of her v...
Mon
Feb

8

CPSO investigating multiple calls of shots fired in VivianFour cases of shots fired at residences in Vivian were reported in a 48-hour period this past week, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The first occurred at 2:55 a.m. Thursday in the 300 block of South Pecan. Three people, including a child, were home when the residence was...
Mon
Feb

8

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold recruitment eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 9 a.m. Saturday, February 27, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, next to the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for sec...
Thu
Feb

4

Keithville woman arrested in drug investigationThe Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force executed a narcotics search warrant in Keithville on Wednesday. One person was arrested. Agents executed the warrant at 10052 Chestnut Bay Oaks Drive where they seized 608 grams of marijuana, 14.1 grams of THC wax, seven THC vape ...
Tue
Feb

2

CPSO partners with OffenderWatch to protect children from sexual predatorsThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has partnered with OffenderWatch, the nation’s leading sex offender registry notification network, to offer a new mobile app to keep families and children safer. The OffenderWatch Safe Virtual Neighborhood (SVN) app is free fo...
Mon
Feb

1

Shreveporter arrested for rape of juvenileCaddo Sheriff’s detectives have charged a Shreveport man with rape for the sexual assault of a minor, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jacoys Thomas, 19, is accused of sexually assaulting a minor child multiple times over the past several years. He was arrested on Friday ...
Mon
Feb

1

Local man arrested in federal drug caseA Shreveport man was arrested on drug charges following an investigation by the DEA Task Force and the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Antonio Lamant Ware, 43, of the 600 block of West 69th Street, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Januar...
JANUARY 2021
Thu
Jan

28

Two arrested in DEA Task Force investigationTwo people were arrested during a recent drug investigation conducted by the DEA Task Force, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Agents were investigating Michael Rossitter for distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in Shreveport and Bossier City. On Tuesday...
Tue
Jan

26

Grocery employees arrested for stealing thousandsThree employees of a local grocery store have been arrested for stealing thousands of dollars from the company, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Shoppers Value on Greenwood Road reported that the women – all cashiers – devised a scheme to commit theft by voiding tra...
Fri
Jan

22

Man arrested for juvenile sexual assaultA Vivian man was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. David Wayne Chriss, Sr., 60, is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13 on numerous occasions. A warrant for his arrest was obtained by Det. Christopher Ard...
Tue
Jan

19

Cheer sponsor arrested for theftA cheer sponsor at Judson Elementary was arrested for stealing money from school fundraisers, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Friday, Precious Phillips, also known as Precious McClenty, 31, turned herself in on a warrant obtained by Sheriff’s Det. Jeremy Edward. She w...
Sun
Jan

17

Tennessee man charged with uncle's murderA Tennessee man was arrested for the shooting death of his uncle earlier today, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Alan Wesley Jefferson was in a vehicle with family members traveling north on I-49 when he got into an argument with his nephew, 21-year-old Tra...
Sat
Jan

16

Man arrested after crashing into Caddo K-9 unitA man is in jail today charged with DWI after crashing into a Caddo Sheriff's K-9 vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputy Bryant Mendolia and his K-9, Nero, were assisting Louisiana State Police with an operation in Shreveport Friday night when his vehicle was hit ...
Thu
Jan

14

Caddo Sheriff accepting applications for college scholarship Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the availability of a $500 college scholarship for a Caddo Parish graduating high school senior.             The scholarship is made available each year through the Loui...
Wed
Jan

13

Man charged with carnal knowledge of juvenileA 42-year-old Morgan City man was arrested by Caddo detectives this past week for improper sexual behavior with a 15-year-old girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Roderick Voisin was charged on January 6 with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile for acts commit...
Wed
Jan

13

Man charged with carnal knowledge of juvenileA 42-year-old Morgan City man was arrested by Caddo detectives this past week for improper sexual behavior with a 15-year-old girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Roderick Voisin was charged on January 6 with two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile for acts commit...
Thu
Jan

7

CPSO seeks person of interest in burglary caseThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who may have information regarding a recent burglary, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The break-in occurred on Thursday, December 24, just before 1 p.m., at a residence in the 3200 block o...
Thu
Jan

7

Shreveporter arrested for impersonating a firefighterA Shreveport man was arrested this morning for impersonating a fire investigator, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Dexter Dale Sims, 51, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center for impersonation and illegal possession of stolen things. He also had an outstanding warrant f...