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SEPTEMBER 2021
Sat
Sep

18

One lane of I-220 E on Red River Bridge CLOSEDA single wide mobile home lost its axles while being transported eastbound on I-220. One lane of I-220 eastbound on the Red River Bridge is expected to be closed for 3 to 5 hours while the trailer is being repaired. Drivers are asked to drive carefully and be mind...
Fri
Sep

17

Deputies arrest eight students after another fight at Southwood High SchoolShreveport, LA – Eight Southwood High School students were arrested after a fight broke out on campus around 9:30 a.m. today, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Sgt. Andy Scoggins said two groups of teenage girls ages 14 to 17 were involved. All have been suspende...
Thu
Sep

16

Deputies arrest 14 students after fightShreveport, LA - More than a dozen students at a local high school were taken into custody after a fight this afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 3 p.m., the school resource officer assigned to Southwood High School, Cpl. Calvin Williams, responded to a fight at ...
Wed
Sep

15

Caddo deputies responding to diesel spillRoads have reopened after an 18-wheeler spilled roughly 300 gallons of diesel this morning all over Hwy. 538, Hwy. 169 and Hwy 1.   Just before 5:30 a.m., CPSO received a call about fuel leaking from a truck going south on Hwy. 169. Deputies stopped the 18-wh...
Fri
Sep

10

Shreveport man arrested for illegal possession of gun, ATF Task Force investigates connection to other crimesAn investigation into Shreveport gun crimes has led to the arrest of one man, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Information received from a national data base and provided to the ATF Task Force in Shreveport indicated that shell casings from three separate Shreveport shooting sc...
Fri
Sep

10

CPSO has new Public Information OfficerCaddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has appointed Bia Roldan to serve as the department’s new Public Information Officer. Roldan replaces PIO Cindy Chadwick who is retiring. Roldan has served as the department’s videographer since 2019, producing informational p...
Thu
Sep

9

CPSO arrests juvenile after early morning pursuitA 17 year old is in jail this morning after he and two others led Caddo Parish deputies on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle carrying guns, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Cpl. Timothy Johns had just started his shift when a Hyundai Santa Fe traveling at a high rate of speed passe...
Wed
Sep

8

Caddo deputy arrests three parents following aggressive behavior towards school principalSHREVEPORT, La. – The parents of students at a local middle school are behind bars after being verbally and physically hostile towards a local school principal, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Cpl. James Norwood said the incident all stemmed from a late school bus. ...
Tue
Sep

7

Shreveport man arrested for sex crimes against a child SHREVEPORT, La. - Michael Patrick Jordan, 68, is behind bars after molesting a young child, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On August 16, Caddo Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division received a report that Jordan had inappropriate sexual contact with a child u...
Thu
Sep

2

Caddo man arrested for sexually abusing juvenilesA Caddo Parish man has been arrested for committing sex crimes with juveniles as far back as the 1980s, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Clemon R. Hanson Sr., 57, of the 4800 block of Mansfield Road in Keithville, was taken into custody on Tuesday, August 31, by the U.S. Marsha...
Wed
Sep

1

Man charged with injuring toddlerA Shreveport man is in jail today charged with injuring a two-year-old girl, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Jason M. Mattingly, 30, is accused of causing injuries to the child’s face and buttocks while she was in his care on August 29. The child was taken by her m...
AUGUST 2021
Tue
Aug

31

Local arrest made for assault on CA officerA man wanted in Fresno, California, for assaulting a police officer was arrested Friday in Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Steven Owen Youngblood, 44, of Sanger, California, was arrested just after midnight by the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force at a rel...
Mon
Aug

30

Caddo deputies head south to help victims of Hurricane IdaTen Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are heading south today to help communities most affected by Hurricane Ida, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The deputies are part of the Louisiana Sheriff’s Association Emergency Task Force. Although they don’t know where th...
Fri
Aug

27

Local shelter to open in Shreveport for hurricane evacueesA general population shelter for residents evacuating in advance of Hurricane Ida is scheduled to open tomorrow morning in Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator, Director of Caddo Parish Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. The shelter will be located at 881...
Tue
Aug

24

Social media posts land two students in jailTwo students are in jail after making separate social media posts with threatening messages that alluded to gun violence, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. A 15-year-old juvenile at Woodlawn Leadership Academy was arrested this morning after he posted a picture of himself ...
Tue
Aug

24

Man arrested for home improvement fraudA Monroe man was arrested for home improvement fraud after failing to complete a $30,000 construction job, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Tauheed Mateen, 58, also known as Tyrone Elliot, was arrested on August 20 following an investigation by Caddo Sheriff’s Detective J...
Tue
Aug

17

Man arrested for home invasionCaddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a home invasion and battery that occurred in Keithville on Sunday.  One man is in custody, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were alerted to the incident in the 1100 block of Chipper Lane just before 8 p.m. A f...
Mon
Aug

16

CPSO to conduct Labor Day holiday enforcement targeting impaired driversCaddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator announced plans to participate in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign this Labor Day holiday. By increasing enforcement efforts and raising public awareness, the Sheriff’s Office hopes to reduce the number of crashes a...
Tue
Aug

10

Woman arrested for robbing, macing victimsCaddo deputies have arrested a woman who was part of a band of thieves that stole vehicles to commit robberies. The robberies also involved macing their victims, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deonshanique Thompson, 21, was arrested on Monday, August 9, and booked into ...
Tue
Aug

10

CPSO seeks info on stolen ATVCaddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a burglary that occurred at farm on Gilliam Scott Slough Road on August 8. One of the items stolen was a gray 2017 Honda Pioneer side by side.  If you have information regarding this investigation, please contact Ca...
Tue
Aug

10

Car burglar arrested after crashing into house A man who was caught breaking into vehicles in south Shreveport is in custody this morning after fleeing from deputies and crashing his vehicle into a residence, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Neighbors in the Deep Woods subdivision reported seeing a man with a backpack...
Mon
Aug

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-five businesses did not sell. The following is a list of employees who ...
Thu
Aug

5

Interstate crash claims life of man in south Caddo An out-of-state driver died in a crash on Interstate 49 earlier today, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The driver was southbound on I-49 at the Southern Loop around 7 a.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a cement pillar. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle ...
Wed
Aug

4

Two men arrested for home improvement fraudCaddo sheriff’s detectives have closed two cases of home improvement fraud, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Kenneth James Farnell, 55, of Shreveport, was arrested for operating without a license after a victim claimed Farnell didn’t finish a home repair ...
Mon
Aug

2

Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy reaches milestone with start of 50th basic training classCadets who are part of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy’s 50th basic training class have reported for duty marking a milestone for the law enforcement training facility. Located near the bank of the Red River on LA Hwy. 1 South, the academy has be...
JULY 2021
Wed
Jul

28

Jury duty scam reappearsThe jury duty scam is back and citizens are being warned to beware. Several citizens have reported recently that they have been targeted by phone and threatened with arrest for failing to comply with jury service. To avoid jail, recipients are asked to purchase ...
Tue
Jul

27

Desoto Parish woman arrested for distributing fentanyl and meth An investigation involving local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the largest fentanyl seizure in Caddo Parish or the surrounding area, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Four pounds of fentanyl in powder and pill form and other drugs were confiscated on Friday, Jul...
Tue
Jul

27

Funeral services for Deputy Thacker scheduledA memorial service for Caddo Sheriff’s Auxiliary Deputy Lonnie L. Thacker, Sr., will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 31, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue. A memorial reception will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the Moose Lodge of Shreveport, 9113 Industr...
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...