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MAY 2020
Wed
May

27

CPSO to host law enforcement graduation ceremonyGraduation exercises for the 47th basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 pm, Thursday, May 28, at the American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, in Shreveport. Eight agencies will be represented when g...
Wed
May

27

Man arrested for stealing store depositA Shreveport man was arrested for stealing a store bank deposit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 20, the manager of Family Dollar on Hearne Avenue made a drop deposit at a local bank. Video surveillance from the bank confirmed that another man drove up to the dep...
Sat
May

23

Teens arrested in connection to retail and car theftsOn Friday, May 22, at 4:19 a.m. three males wearing hoodies and masks entered the Triple J at 8311 Springridge Road, Keithville and stole e-cigarette vapor pens.  Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies investigated the case and the three males were later...
Fri
May

22

Big rig flips over on LA HWY 169Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of an accident involving an 18-wheeler that flipped over on LA Hwy 169 just south of Hammock Road early on Friday. The call came in at 8:03 a.m.. Deputy Alvin Slay arrived on the scene at 8:12 a.m. followed by Ca...
Wed
May

20

SHREVEPORT MAN ARRESTED AFTER HARASSING AND THREATENING TO KILL A DEPUTY A 48-year-old Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday after threatening to kill a Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Deputy, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Joaquin Jamon Frazier, 48, is accused of repeatedly calling and threatening to harm Det. Christopher Ardoin.  ...
Wed
May

20

SHREVEPORT MAN ARRESTED FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE AND STEALING A HANDGUNA 42-year-old Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday for domestic abuse battery with strangulation and theft of a firearm, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   John Kevin Davis, 42, is accused of physically restraining a family member, at her residence on the 6800 b...
Fri
May

15

Caddo deputies to participate in seatbelt enforcement campaign As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, Caddo deputies are gearing up to participate in the national “Click it or Ticket” seatbelt campaign, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies locally will be joining other law enforcement agencies around the country to ...
Thu
May

14

Shreveporter dies in fatal crashThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that left one man dead and a woman injured, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 8:40 p.m., Stephanie Denise Jones, 27, of Shreveport, was traveling eastbound in the 5500 block of Jefferson Paige Road when her SUV cro...
Wed
May

13

Two Shreveport men arrested for crimes involving juvenilesA 33-year-old Shreveport man was arrested today for indecent behavior with a juvenile, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Dustin Henderson, 33, of the 7100 block of Jeanette Lane, is accused of exposing himself and showing pornography to three juvenile girls, ages 8, 10, an...
Wed
May

13

CPSO has questions in case of missing womanCaddo Sheriff’s detectives are hoping to connect with a person who left information pertaining to Dorothy Yates-McCathran at a Vivian business in April. Detectives aren’t saying what information was left at the business, but they would like to find the person ...
Tue
May

12

Investigation nets six kilos of meth, two arrestsTwo men were arrested on drug charges today following an investigation that resulted in the seizure of more than six kilos of methamphetamine. Anthony Allen Kellog, 38, and James Orville Haynes, 41, both of Shreveport, were arrested following an investigation by the ...
Tue
May

12

Caddo Sheriff announces promotions, recognitionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator recognized several employees recently with awards for service to their community and the Sheriff’s Office.  The awards included promotions, a Lifesaving Award, and recognition for years of service. James Moore was promoted to the rank...
Mon
May

11

Keithville man arrested for sex crimes involving childrenA Keithville man is in jail charged with sexually assaulting three juveniles, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   David Wilson Waters, 59, of the 6400 block of Thistle Lane, was arrested on May 8 for one count of Aggravated Rape and two counts of Molestation of a Ju...
Wed
May

6

Caddo Sheriff warns of Bitcoin blackmail scamThe Federal Trade Commission says reports of Bitcoin blackmail scams have taken a big jump in the last few weeks, including in Caddo Parish, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Emails sent to Caddo Parish residents say the sender has hacked into their computer a...
Mon
May

4

Teen arrested for shooting Shreveport coupleA 13-year-old boy was arrested for shooting a Shreveport couple in their home Sunday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo deputies were called to 7357 North Noel in Shreveport just after 10 p.m. in reference to the shooting. Detectives say the teenager retrieved a hand...
Fri
May

1

Task Force arrests three on drug chargesThree men were jailed on drug charges Friday following an investigation by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force, Street Level Interdiction Unit, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond.   Agents executed a search...
APRIL 2020
Wed
Apr

29

Haughton man arrested for raping 7-year-old girlA 19-year-old Haughton man was arrested in Caddo Parish for raping a 7-year-old female, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Oscar Gonzalez was arrested on Wednesday on a warrant obtained by Cpl. Ray Saunders. Gonzalez was located in the 1500 block of Kings Hwy. and ...
Wed
Apr

29

Coronavirus provides impetus for expanding video court The coronavirus pandemic is providing the impetus for expanding video court proceedings at Caddo Correctional Center, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   As of Monday, judges in all five criminal sections of First Judicial District Court were able to conduct court p...
Tue
Apr

28

Man arrested for drugs after running into sheriff's patrol carA Shreveport man who ran into the back of a Caddo Sheriff's Office patrol car was arrested after deputies found drugs and guns in his vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Deputy Steve Viola was stopped on Texas Street at Spring Street around 12:24 this m...
Tue
Apr

21

Caddo mask distribution sites announcedCaddo Parish residents can pick up free face masks from 8 a.m. until noon Thursday, April 23, at pre-selected sites within the parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator, director of Caddo's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Fourteen locations h...
Sat
Apr

18

Caddo HSEP receives mask donation from Hanes company Update: Sheriff Prator announced today that 70,000 masks have been provided to the City of Shreveport and 40,000 to the Parish of Caddo for distribution to the general public. Details on when and where the masks will be handed out are expected later this evening from th...
Wed
Apr

8

Testing site opens for first responders, health care workers Update: The drive-thru testing site opened this past week for first responders and health care workers is now available to anyone in the general public who is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, and there is no out-of-pocket cost to the individual. Additionally, first responder...
Tue
Apr

7

Shooting suspect fatally wounded A man wanted for shooting at a Caddo deputy and killing a Shreveport woman is dead, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Derek Swanson, 28, was fatally injured during a shootout with law enforcement after he broke into a house in the 8700 block of South Lakeshore Drive. ...
Tue
Apr

7

CPSO continues search for shooting suspectCaddo Sheriff's deputies are continuing their search this morning for a man who shot at a deputy Monday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies maintained a perimeter in the area of the 8200 block of Jefferson Paige Road throughout the night and manned che...
Mon
Apr

6

CPSO searches for shooting suspectCaddo Sheriff's deputies are in the 8200 block of Jefferson Paige Road searching for a suspect who fired at a deputy, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 1 p.m. today, a Caddo patrol deputy was following up on a tip that a man wanted in connection with a Shreveport...
Sun
Apr

5

CCC inmate tests positive for COVID-19An inmate at Caddo Correctional Center has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Sheriff Steve Prator.   The male, who has underlying health conditions, developed a temperature and was sent to Ochsner LSU Hospital, where a test for COVID-19 returned positive....
Sat
Apr

4

Caddo deputy, recovered from COVID-19, donates plasma to other virus patients A Caddo deputy who recovered from COVID-19 is now helping other critically ill coronavirus patients by donating his plasma.   Cpl. Kevin Calhoun donated one of the first COVID-19 convalescent plasmas in Louisiana, according to LifeShare Blood Center...
Sat
Apr

4

Caddo Sheriff requires all deputies to wear masks Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator is requiring all deputies to wear protective masks while on duty, according to an order that goes into effect at 6 p.m. tonight. "This goes beyond maintaining a healthy workforce," Prator said. "Every day we learn more and ...
MARCH 2020
Tue
Mar

31

Juvenile charged with hit and runA 17 year old has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run fatality on Roy Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff's Patrol deputies were called to the 4300 block about 9:30 p.m. on Monday regarding a man who was found deceased near the driveway of the Co...
Tue
Mar

24

Man charged in charged in Calderwood shooting Caddo Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Shreveport man in connection with a shooting March 7 on Calderwood Drive, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Brian Alexander Wilcott, 33, was arrested on March 20 after Sheriff's Detective Jeremy Prudhome o...
Tue
Mar

17

Caddo OHSEP lists public updates on websiteThe Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is making community COVID-19 information and updates available in one location for the benefit of citizens. Caddo OHSEP Director/Sheriff Steve Prator said a complete list of community information can be foun...
Fri
Mar

13

Caddo leaders meet to discuss COVID-19State, parish, and city leaders took part in a Unified Command Group meeting today at the Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness where they discussed preparations and response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Caddo Parish remains low risk w...
Wed
Mar

11

Caddo Parish announces local case of COVID-19A presumptive positive case of COVID-19 or coronavirus has been detected in Caddo Parish, according to officials. A middle-aged male with no risk factors and no history of travel self-presented to a local hospital. He was admitted, and a test for coronavirus was conducted...
Wed
Mar

11

Visitation suspended at CCCOn-site visitation for inmates at Caddo Correctional Center has been suspended until further notice in an effort to prevent the coronavirus from entering the facility, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Changes were discussed and recommendations were made for all parish jails dur...
Wed
Mar

11

CPSO appeals to public in case of missing womanIt’s been seven weeks since a north Caddo Parish woman was reported missing to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, and there's still no clue as to her whereabouts, detectives say. Dorothy “Dottie” Yates-McCathran, 40, was last seen at her reside...
Wed
Mar

11

Man arrested for stabbingOne man is in jail today charged with stabbing another man during an argument in north Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo patrol deputies were called to the 7800 block of Edelweiss Drive at 7:44 p.m. on Tuesday in reference to a man who had been stabbed in ...
Mon
Mar

9

CPSO, LSP to host anhydrous ammonia trainingLocal emergency responders will be participating in live hazardous materials training this week at the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. The course, “Taming the Tiger in the Tank,” will review the physical properties of ammonia, its hazards, use...
Mon
Mar

9

Caddo Sheriff/Homeland Security Director talks COVID-19 Caddo Sheriff/Homeland Security Director Steve Prator is recommending that all residents be familiar with tips and information that will help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like COVID-19. The Sheriff’s Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Office ...
Sat
Mar

7

Greenwood man arrested for terrorizing A Greenwood man was arrested by Caddo deputies on Friday for making threats that temporarily closed down several local banks, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Taylor Mullins, 24, was arrested by Cpl. Michael Page and booked into Caddo Correctional Center for terrorizing.  ...
Sat
Mar

7

CPSO investigating shooting on CalderwoodCaddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning in the 4200 block of Calderwood Drive, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The Sheriff's Office was contacted at 6:37 a.m. after 42-year-old Byron Wilcott reported being shot at his resi...
Wed
Mar

4

AARP Safe Driver course rescheduledThe AARP Safe Driver course scheduled for April 8 has been moved. It will now take place from noon until 4 p.m., May 14, at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive.  This 4-hour refresher course is for drivers 50 and over and may qualify parti...
Sun
Mar

1

Two men arrested in connection with body found at Cameron ParkTwo men are in jail this morning charged in connection with a body discovered near Wallace Lake Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo patrol deputies were called to Cameron Park  at 5:17 p.m. on Saturday when two teenagers reported finding a suspicious bundle in a g...
FEBRUARY 2020
Sat
Feb

29

CPSO investigating fatal crash involving motorcyclistUpdate: I-20 has re-opened.   Caddo  Sheriff's patrol deputies are investigating a fatality crash involving a motorcycle and an 18-wheeler, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The crash occurred just after 3:30 p.m. on I-20 at mile marker 2 west of the rest are...
Thu
Feb

27

Sheriff Prator announces date for CSI Camp for KidsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced that the Caddo Sheriff’s Office will host a Crime Scene Investigations Camp for 11 and 12 year olds during Spring Break. The class will be held March 24-25 at Sheriff's Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue. Participants will l...
Tue
Feb

25

Man arrested in connection with trailer theft ringA Greenwood man is behind bars after an investigation showed he was the mastermind in a trailer theft ring that targeted more than 20 victims, according to an announcement by Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Ben Raymond. Todd Edward Harris, 41, was a...
Thu
Feb

20

Caddo Sheriff issues warning about tech support scamCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator has issued a warning about another scam making the rounds in our area. This one involves tech support. It begins with the scammer contacting the victim under the guise of providing technical support or providing a refund for services the victim ...
Thu
Feb

20

Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold recruitment eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a Recruitment Event at 9 a.m.  Saturday, March 7, at the Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive, behind the Caddo Correctional Center. The Sheriff’s Office has positions available for Se...
Wed
Feb

19

New dates announced for Women's Firearms and Personal Safety ClassCaddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced upcoming dates for the women’s personal safety and firearms familiarization course offered by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office. The course will be taught March 14, April 18, May 16, and June 6, with additional dates an...
Tue
Feb

18

Woman arrested for forgery, filing false public records A Shreveport woman was arrested for forging signatures on four property deeds and filing the paperwork with the Clerk of Court, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Krystle Williams, 32, presented falsified documents in Shreveport City Court while going through an eviction process....
Thu
Feb

13

Man dies after crashing vehicle into treeOne man is dead following a traffic crash on Cedar Creek Drive in Shreveport, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The man, who has not been identified, crashed his truck into a tree after fleeing from a Caddo deputy who attempted to stop him for driving without headlights. ...