Press Releases

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JULY 2018

7/30 Caddo Sheriff's OHSEP to host active shooter exercise
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) will host an active shooter training exercise Tuesday at Barret Paideia Academy in the Highland neighborhood. The event will be an exercise specifically designed to test and enhance t...
7/30 Caddo K-9 finds drug stash
A Caddo Sheriff’s K-9 sniffed out 25 pounds of marijuana in a duffle bag at the downtown Greyhound bus terminal this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The Caddo K-9 Unit was conducting a routine check of buses arriving and departing from the terminal on Murphy Str...
7/30 Caddo deputies arrest armed robber
Caddo deputies used a drone and K-9s to track down a man who robbed a restaurant at gunpoint over the weekend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were dispatched to Zaxby’s on North Market just before 10 p.m. on Saturday after receiving a 911 call about an armed ro...
7/23 Caddo Sheriff announces nine promotions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize nine employees with promotions and others for their years of service to the Sheriff’s Office during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, at the Re-Entry Facility on Forum Drive. Deputies who will be promoted are: Bobby ...
7/20 Caddo deputy named 40 & 8 Louisiana Law Officer of the Year
Caddo Sheriff's Deputy Jeremy L. Prudhome was honored as Louisiana’s 40 & 8 Law Officer of the Year Sunday at the organization’s Grand Promenade in Lafayette, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputy Prudhome was selected from nominees throughout the st...
7/19 Husband arrested for cruelty to infirm wife
A Mira man was arrested on Saturday after he failed to seek medical help for his infirm wife after several months, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Alice Essary, 68, had not moved from her couch in months, according to Caddo deputies, and as a result had become unresponsive, se...
7/19 CPSO offers safety course for college-bound students
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is helping students prepare for their college send-off by offering a free one-day safety course addressing issues that specifically apply to them. Young men and women ages 17-21 are encouraged to attend the course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday...
7/18 SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Caddo Businesses and Residents Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Straight-line Winds
Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Louisiana businesses and residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and straight-line winds that occurred April 13‑14, 2018, announced Administrator Linda McMahon of the U.S. Small Business Administ...
7/12 Task Force seize drugs and guns while searching a residence in Shreveport
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump announced that the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit made an arrest and seized illegal narcotics and guns during the execution of a search warrant on Wednesday.  On July 11, 2018, agents with the Caddo-S...
7/10 Texas man arrested for incest
A Texas man has been arrested for aggravated incest following an investigation by the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Larry Thomas, 65, of Bells, Texas, was arrested Friday on a warrant obtained by Sheriff’s Detective Larry Pierce. Th...
7/9 Georgia man arrested for supplying counterfeit checks
A Georgia, man was arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s detectives for participating in a counterfeit check scheme that netted over $7,000, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Quentin Adams, 29, was arrested in Douglasville, Georgia, on June 26 on a warrant obtained by Caddo Sheriff&...
7/5 Woman arrested for felony theft
A Shreveport woman was arrested this week for stealing several thousand dollars from her employer, said Sheriff Steve Prator.                         ...
7/2 CPSO called to fatality crash near Vivian
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fatality crash east of Vivian Sunday night, according to Sheriff Steve Prator.   The crash occurred at 10 p.m. in the 9700 block of Hwy. 170 and involved one vehicle. Deputy Eric Greene said the driver of a 1999 Chevy ...
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