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JUNE 2021
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...
Sun
May

23

Plane crash victim identified as Fred L. PhillipsAn experimental aircraft crashed into Cross Lake this afternoon killing its sole occupant, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Several witnesses to the crash called 911 around 2:47 this afternoon and reported seeing the fixed wing single engine craft go down. The Shreve...
Sun
May

23

CPSO investigating north Caddo fatalityTwo vehicles hit a fallen tree this morning near Blanchard, resulting in one fatality, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 6:23 a.m., a Honda Civic was traveling southbound in the 5100 block of Blanchard Road (LA Hwy. 173) when the female driver hit a large t...
Fri
May

21

CPSO investigating fatal crashThe Caddo Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred just before 5 p.m. tonight near the port, said Sheriff Steve Prator. A sedan vehicle was traveling north on Richard Pratt Drive and a Ford F-250 pickup was traveling east on Ron Bean Boulevar...
Thu
May

20

Drug Task Force seizes drugs, money in southeast Shreveport investigationAn investigation by the DEA Task Force has ended with the arrest of one person and the seizure of drugs and cash, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, May 19, members of the Task Force, along with Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies, executed a s...
Thu
May

20

Retail employee arrested for theft An employee at a local home improvement retailer was arrested for theft following an investigation by the business and the Caddo Sheriff’s Office, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jazmonee Green, 32, is accused of taking cash from her register and allowing a customer to l...
Fri
May

14

CPSO conducts operation to verify sex offender registrant informationThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit conducted a check of 400 sex offenders in Caddo Parish this week to ensure compliance with state law and registration requirements. Sheriff Steve Prator said the result of the operation was a 99 percent complian...
Mon
May

10

CPSO seeks info in theft caseThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying this person who may have information in a recent theft case. On April 24, over $7,500 in merchandise was stolen from Walmart at 4701 Northport Blvd. in Shreveport. A male and female want...
Mon
May

10

CPSO announces return to Sheriff's Safety TownSheriff’s Safety Town is re-opening and summer events are being scheduled following a year-long pandemic shutdown, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. “We are excited to open the doors and welcome our kids back to Sheriff’s Safety Town,” Prator said. ...
Mon
May

10

Keithville man arrested for juvenile sex crimeA Keithville man was arrested for first-degree rape for the sexual assault of a juvenile, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Dakota S. Rose, 25, was arrested on Sunday and booked into the Caddo Correctional Center following an investigation by Caddo Sheriff’s Det. Chris Ard...
Tue
May

4

Man arrested for having crack and other drugs in presence of minorA Shreveport man was arrested for having crack cocaine in the presence of a minor, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 29, agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at 1407 Cornwell Avenue in Shreveport. During the search, fresh...
Tue
May

4

Two arrested after fleeing from deputiesCaddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to shots fired at Wallace Lake Dam Monday night and arrested two people with drugs and guns, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. At 6:37 p.m., deputies were enroute to the call of discharging a firearm at the dam when they rece...
APRIL 2021
Fri
Apr

30

CPSO to host law enforcement graduation ceremonyGraduation exercises for the 49th basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 pm, May 4, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue in Shreveport. Three agencies will be represented when graduates take the oa...
Thu
Apr

29

Bossier man arrested for sexual assault of juvenileA Bossier City man has been arrested for improper sexual behavior with a juvenile, according to Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Christopher Eugene Allen, 44, turned himself in to authorities Wednesday after a warrant was obtained for his arrest on charges of Sexua...
Thu
Apr

22

Four arrested in local forgery, counterfeit check ringFour people have been arrested and a fifth is being sought in connection with a forgery and counterfeit check ring being investigated by the Caddo-Shreveport Financial Crimes Task Force, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Some of the offenders are accused of cashing forged ...
Wed
Apr

21

Caddo Sheriff announces two promotionsTwo Caddo Sheriff's deputies recently received promotions for their service, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Kristopher Hill was promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the Detention Bureau. Hill joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1999 and has previously worked in Co...
Tue
Apr

20

Shreveporter arrested for sex crimes A 34-year-old Shreveport man has been arrested for sexual offenses involving a juvenile, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Rustin R. Middleton was arrested following an investigation by Det. Chris Ardoin into a complaint that Middleton assaulted a juvenile on multiple...
Mon
Apr

19

Caddo Sheriff to host Drug Take Back DayCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs this Saturday, April 24, at Sheriff's Safety Town. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be collecting old, unwanted, an...
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...