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SEPTEMBER 2018

9/30 Wrecks close I-49 for short period today
Rainy conditions and driving too fast are believed to be the causes of a crash on I-49 earlier today. Richard Procell, 50, of Bossier City, was headed northbound on the interstate near Southern Loop when his vehicle hydroplaned, and he lost control, said Caddo Sherif...
9/27 Mooringsport woman arrested for exposing unborn baby to meth
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Mooringsport woman for exposing her unborn baby to methamphetamines, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Rebecca Lynn Blevins, 32, was arrested this week after an investigation by Detective Jacob Bergren and the Youth Services Division. ...
9/26 Man arrested for raping a child
A Shreveport man has been arrested for the rape of a 10-year-old child, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Jatavius Atkins, 21, of Shreveport was arrested following an investigation by Sheriff’s Detective Chris Ardoin. The victim disclosed to detectives, she was touch...
9/26 Three in custody for late night home invasion
A quick response by deputies led to the capture of three teenaged males for their involvement in an armed home invasion in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Last night around 9:30 p.m., a woman with her 8 year old son reported a home invasion at 83...
9/25 CPSO seeks owners of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owners of two horses found in north Shreveport today. A bare mare was found in a church parking lot in the 2400 block of David Raines, and a Palomino Colt was found running near Hawkins and Garden streets. Both wer...
9/24 Caddo Sheriff to hold recruiting event
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, at Sheriff’s Safety Town. Safety Town is located at 8910 Jewella Avenue on the west side of Summer Grove Baptist Church in Shreveport. &nb...
9/24 Keithville man arrested for sex crimes involving juvenile
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man for the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jackie Ray Webb, 60, of the 900  block of Barron Road, was arrested on Friday following an investigation by Det. Jacob Bergre...
9/24 Sheriff's Safety Town celebrates 10 years
Sheriff’s Safety Town in Caddo Parish is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! We’re marking the occasion by partnering with the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier for its annual Super Safety Saturday event from 9 a.m. until noon this Saturday, September 29, at S...
9/20 Caddo Sheriff opens range for sighting rifles
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is making the range at the Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy available to the public for sighting in rifles for the upcoming hunting season. Five days have been designated for the public to make use of the facility: October 6, 13, 24...
9/20 Caddo Sheriff to host Hunter Safety Field Day
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will provide two opportunities in October to complete Hunter Safety Education at the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. Participants can choose either October 6 or 20 to attend Field Day at the Academy, but before attending, studen...
9/18 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner a horse found in north Shreveport today. The Livestock Patrol was called to the 1700 block of Boykin Boulevard for a sorrel mare with a pink halter that was loose in the area. When the deputy arrived, the ho...
9/14 CPSO investigating fatal crash
Two suspects who fled the scene of a burglary earlier this evening were involved in a crash that left one of them dead, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The incident began just after 6 p.m. when a woman arrived at her house in the 17000 block of Munnerlyn Chapel Road ...
9/14 Texas man arrested for making fake checks
A Texas man was arrested on Wednesday after he tried to cash a counterfeit check at a local bank, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Brandon Colby Jones, 26, of New Summerfield, Texas, walked into a bank in the 2500 block of Bert Kouns and tried to cash a fake check for...
9/13 Elderly victim almost loses thousands to scammers
The scams just keep a comin’, but thankfully one elderly Caddo Parish woman was able to get her money back before it was mailed off to a crook on Wednesday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The 80-year-old Shreveport woman was contacted on the phone by someone who c...
9/12 CPSO seeks owners of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner(s) of two horses found in south Shreveport this past week. On September 5, a bay mare and a black and white mare were picked up in the 6300 block of Colquitt Road. The horses are being held by the Ca...
9/12 Caddo Sheriff hosts sniper school
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting a law enforcement sniper school this week at the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. The 40-hour course is for designated marksmen who are essential in law enforcement’s response to calls involving active shooters, ...
9/10 Caddo deputy honored as First Responder of the Year
Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy Larry Pierce was honored by the Masonic Caddo Lodge #179 as the First Responder of the Year during a ceremony on Thursday, September 6. The award was presented for exemplary leadership, outstanding response to incidents, and diligent service t...
9/8 13 year old arrested after pursuit
A 13-year-old boy was arrested early this morning after a pursuit that involved him driving a stolen vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 2 a.m., Blanchard Police notified the Caddo Sheriff's Office that a citizen observed three males attempt...
9/5 Sheriff Prator joins parish and city officials in announcing National Night Out
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator joined with other community leaders today to announce October 2, 2018, as the date to celebrate National Night Out in Caddo and Bossier parishes. National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and...
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