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AUGUST 2022
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Aug

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CPSO agents arrest Shreveport man with over $65k worth of drugsAgents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Narcotics Unit arrested a Shreveport man on Tuesday afternoon after they seized approximately $65,120 worth of drugs from his home, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On August 9, Caddo narcotics agents executed a search warrant at an ap...
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Aug

8

CPSO to host blood drives The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office is hosting a series of blood drives in August to assist LifeShare Blood Centers in replenishing blood supply. You can help save lives by donating or spreading the word. DONATION LOCATIONS: Monday, Aug. 8 (2 t...
Fri
Aug

5

Railroad crash sets big rig on fireOne man was transported to the hospital on Friday after a train crashed into his 18-wheeler setting it on fire, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The call came in at approximately 4:40 p.m. on Friday. Caddo deputies said the 18-wheeler hauling corn was crossing on...
Fri
Aug

5

Former SPD captain arrested for filing false reportA former captain with the Shreveport Police Department has been arrested for falsely reporting to have been the victim of a hit and run while still employed by SPD, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, June 29, Capt. James Tipton of the Shreveport Police Dep...
Fri
Aug

5

CPSO arrests seven for illegal sales of alcoholOn Thursday, August 4, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services personnel conducted an underage alcohol sales operation in Caddo Parish and checked 32 businesses. The operation was in response to complaints received by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office. ...
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Aug

1

Shreveport man in jail for child pornography faces 132 more chargesA Shreveport man faces additional charges after Caddo detectives uncovered more pornography on his electronic devices, this time not just involving children but also animals, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Following a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exp...
JULY 2022
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Jul

29

LA1 closed following train vs. big rig crashA section of highway 1 is closed at French Rd. after a train crashed into a salt water truck on Friday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo deputies responded to the crash just after 3 p.m. on Friday. Sgt. Benevage said the big rig was traveling west...
Wed
Jul

27

CPSO arrests man after detectives find over 200 files of child pornographyCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man on Wednesday morning after they found hundreds of child pornography in his electronic devices, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Glenderek Merritt, 25, was booked into Caddo Correctional Center and charged with 200 counts of pornography...
Tue
Jul

26

Shreveport man in jail for child pornographyCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man on Tuesday after they found child pornography in his electronic devices, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deaundrick Fuller, 22, was booked into Caddo Correctional Center and charged with 16 counts of pornography involving juveniles. ...
Thu
Jul

21

Teen arrested for distributing child abuse pornographyCaddo detectives arrested a teenager on Thursday after they found child abuse pornography in his devices, said Sheriff Steve Prator. During an investigation following a cyber tip, CPSO Cyber Crimes Detective Thomas Lites discovered the teen was in possessio...
Thu
Jul

21

CPSO arrests 14 for illegal sales of alcohol, tobaccoThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division conducted an underage alcohol/tobacco sales operation in Caddo Parish and checked 32 businesses on July 20. The operation was in response to complaints received by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office. The...
Tue
Jul

19

Caddo deputies arrest man for communicating a planned attack, hate crimeCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man who threatened to blow up a Shreveport courthouse and kill African Americans on Monday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office first received the report about the threat on Monday afternoon. After further in...
Wed
Jul

13

CPSO warns of closures due to road hazardsROAD HAZARD: The storm caused some trees to fall over on several Caddo Parish roadways.  The following roads are closed pending cleanup: Ellerbe Road at Overton Brooks Road Hwy. 169 at Shirley Francis Road Buncombe Road at Kimberly Road
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Jul

13

CPSO warns of closures due to road hazardsROAD HAZARD: The storm caused some trees to fall over on several Caddo Parish roadways.  The following roads are closed pending cleanup: Ellerbe Road at Overton Brooks Road Hwy. 169 at Shirley Francis Road Buncombe Road at Kimberly Road
Wed
Jul

13

Crash shuts down LA-2 in HosstonCaddo deputies are asking drivers to avoid Louisiana Highway 2 in Hosston while they investigate a crash involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The call came in at approximately 10:36 a.m. on Wednesday. Caddo deputies ...
Mon
Jul

11

Keithville man dies in motorcycle crashCaddo deputies responded to an overnight crash that left one man dead on Preston Road in Keithville, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 11:30 pm on Sunday, the family members of a Kiethville man called to report the accident on the 6700 block of Preston Road. Acc...
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Jul

2

CPSO responds to deadly crashCaddo deputies responded to a deadly crash following a pursuit by Shreveport Police early on Saturday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. CPSO Lt. Matt Cowden arrived at Woolworth Rd. and Colquitt Rd.  just after 1 a.m. where he found a pick up truck completely engulfed in f...
Fri
Jul

1

Fugitive arrested in VivianCaddo deputies arrested a wanted man in Vivian on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Friday afternoon, CPSO patrol deputies assisted the the U.S. Marshals Service in searching for Jonathan Hill, 26, after he fled from them in small car. After a short pur...
JUNE 2022
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Jun

29

Big rig carrying hazmat crashes on I49S8:30 p.m. update: I49N has reopened. One lane of I49S will be closed until the big rig is emptied and towed away.       Caddo deputies are diverting traffic on Interstate 49 north at mile marker 217 following an 18-wheeler crash, s...
Wed
Jun

29

Shreveport woman arrested for indecent behavior with minorCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport woman for indecent behavior with a juvenile on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Saturday, June 25, CPSO Cyber Crimes Detective Thomas Lites was alerted by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigations about possible pornography using ...
Tue
Jun

28

Cyclist killed in VivianCaddo deputies are investigating a crash that left a bicyclist dead in Vivian on Tuesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of North Pine Street just after 7 p.m.. Upon arrival, they found a lifeless bicyclist that was hit by...
Tue
Jun

28

Big rig crash shuts down LA1751:30 p.m. update: The road is back open. Caddo deputies shut down LA175 to allow tow truck workers to remove an 18-wheeler that rolled over into a ditch on Tuesday morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 9:42 a.m., Caddo patrol deputies said an 18-w...
Mon
Jun

27

Deadline to apply for CPSO Youth Firearms Education Camp approachesParents have until July 5 to sign their children up for the Caddo Sheriff's Youth Firearms Education Camp, reminded Sheriff Steve Prator. The camp will be held July 11-13 at the Sheriff's Regional Training Academy.  Boys and girls ages 10-13 may select any da...
Fri
Jun

24

Rollover crash shuts down I220A section of Interstate 220 westbound was shutdown after an 18-wheeler rolled over on Friday afternoon leaving its driver trapped inside, said Sheriff Steve Prator. It happened just before 1 p.m. on I220 westbound at Lakeshore Drive. Multiple fire crews&nbs...
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Jun

23

CPSO arrests woman for deadly stabbing of boyfriendCaddo deputies arrested a Vivian woman after she killed her boyfriend in their home on Thursday morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 7:40 a.m. Tiffany Moore, 30, visited Vivian Police Department to report that she had stabbed her 50-year-old boyfriend. Min...
Wed
Jun

22

Crash shuts down Colquitt Road A t-bone crash involving two pickup trucks shut down a section of Colquitt Road on Wednesday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Just before 4:30 p.m., the driver of a green Ford Ranger headed south overcorrected and crashed into a tan Chevy Silverado in the n...
Wed
Jun

22

CPSO investigates major crash on I49NOne man was taken to the hospital after he rear ended an 18-wheeler on Interstate 49 on Wednesday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 2:15 p.m., the driver of a U-Haul travelling northbound on I49 crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler. The U-Haul ...
Tue
Jun

21

Major crash shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: Hwy. 169 is back open. Caddo Sheriff's Office deputies are assisting Greenwood Police as they investigate a major crash that happened on Highway 169 at McGee Rd. just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Highway 169 is expected to be closed for ...
Mon
Jun

13

Caddo Sheriff's Camp Media Day set for June 14Fifty-two boys from all over Caddo Parish arrived at Kinsey Scout Reservation on Sunday to attend the 2022 Caddo Sheriff’s Camp, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  “After cancelling this event for two years due to the pandemic, we are so excited to finally have ...
Mon
Jun

13

Big-rig accident shuts down Hwy. 1 Caddo deputies are asking drivers to avoid Highway 1 north of Vivian due to an accident involving a big rig, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At around 5 a.m. on Monday, the trailer of an 18-wheeler traveling north on Highway 1 overturned. As crews clean up the lumber...
Sun
Jun

12

CPSO arrests police officer for sexual batteryCaddo detectives arrested an Oil City Police Officer who committed sexual battery while on duty, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, William Fitzpatrick entered the residence of a woman without permission. He woke his victim while inappropriately to...
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Jun

12

CPSO arrests Shreveport man for video voyeurismCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man on Friday for video voyeurism targeting a minor under the age of 13, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On May 31, CPSO Youth Services Detective Ray Saunders received a complaint about a juvenile being recorded while in the shower. Furth...
Fri
Jun

10

Deputies arrest Blanchard man after hitting CPSO K-9 unitCaddo deputies arrested a Blanchard man after he hit an occupied patrol car near the scene of an earlier crash, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 2:44 a.m. on Friday, June 10, a 1996 Ford Ranger struck a marked CPSO K-9 unit that was blocking the roadway&nb...
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Jun

10

Roads reopen following train vs. vehicle crash, driver arrestedCaddo deputies arrested a Blanchard woman for DUI after she drove her car on train tracks causing a major crash, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 1 a.m. on Friday, June 10, a Blanchard Police officer found Jasmine Price, 26, in her car after attempting to drive...
Wed
Jun

1

Keithville woman arrested for cruelty to a juvenileA Keithville woman has been arrested after Caddo detectives investigated a report received by the Department of Children and Family Services, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   According to a report filed on May 5, 39-year-old Constance Cramer left a child under the age of ...
MAY 2022
Fri
May

27

Major crash on I-20EUPDATE: Traffic is back to normal. Traffic is at a standstill on I-20E due to a major crash between exit 3 and 5. Greenwood Police Department is the lead agency working on that crash. Drivers are being diverted onto exit 3 close to where CPSO deputies are investigati...
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May

27

Highway 80 reopens following major crashHighway 80 is back open following a fiery crash involving three vehicles on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. A call about a crash came in just before noon on Friday. Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies quickly responded and found two vehicles on fire, and a third dest...
Thu
May

26

CPSO detectives arrest Vivian shooterDetectives with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Vivian man who shot at a truck while driving on LA-1, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, May 25, 30-year-old Matthew Vanschoick shot a semi-truck owned by DOC Energy Services of Oil City. The truck w...
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May

26

Caddo Sheriff offers summer camps for kidsSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for several youth summer camps and programs offered by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.             Activities include everything from gun safety education and ta...
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May

23

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...
Thu
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 ...
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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...
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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...
Thu
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...