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APRIL 2022
Fri
Apr

1

Wrong-way driver crashes into carTwo drivers were sent to the hospital following an overnight crash on East Bert Kouns, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At about 11:55 p.m. on Thursday, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call at East Bert Kouns just east of Youree Drive where an SUV co...
MARCH 2022
Thu
Mar

31

Detectives investigate shooting threat, arrest teenDetectives have arrested a teen following their investigation into a social media threat against a high school, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office detectives began their investigation on Wednesday as soon as they were notified of the o...
Wed
Mar

30

Deadly crash shuts down Colquitt Rd.Deputies investigated after a car crash on Colquitt Rd. left one man dead and sent another to the hospital, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s deputies got the call just after 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. According to Lt. Cowden, a blue Cadillac sedan was drivi...
Tue
Mar

29

I-20W closed, 2 big rigs on fireCaddo Sheriff's deputies are diverting traffic off I-20 west near Hwy. 80 onto exit 3 following a major crash involving three big rigs, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 3:10 p,m., CPSO responded to a call about two big rigs on fire. Witnesses told depu...
Sun
Mar

27

Good Samaritans rescue man in Black BayouCaddo deputies assisted after two men rescued a driver preventing him from drowning in the Black Bayou in northwest Caddo Parish on Saturday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 8 p.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies were called to Mira ...
Fri
Mar

25

CPSO agents arrest Shreveport man, seize 1.5 pounds of illegal drugsAgents with the Caddo Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit arrested a Shreveport man after they found drugs and guns in his home early on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 9 a.m., agents searched the home of 42-year-old Michael Mosley, in the 7800 bl...
Tue
Mar

22

High water in CaddoA severe thunderstorm warning and flash flood warning is currently in effect. Please be advised of high water in the following roads: • I-20E at mile marker 4 • Roy Rd. at MLK Dr.  • LA-173 AT N. Lakeshore Dr.  • LA-173 AT BOSTWICK &bu...
Fri
Mar

18

CPSO arrests Shreveport man, seizes 67 grams of methNarcotics Agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office seized over 67 grams of illegal drugs earlier this week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, deputies found 51-year-old Charles Guiden with 3.1 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Agents later ...
Fri
Mar

18

Skull found in KeithvilleDetectives, K-9, CSI and coroners all worked together to investigate following the discovery of a human skull in Keithville on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 12 p.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area off Colquitt Rd. near ...
Fri
Mar

18

CPSO and AARP Louisiana to Host Contactless Shred Event in ShreveportTo help protect citizens from identity theft, the AARP Louisiana Fraud Watch Network and the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to provide a safe location to shred your personal documents free of charge.  The drive-through, contactless shred event wil...
Wed
Mar

16

Caddo Sheriff's Office lowers hiring age to 18As staff shortages plague law enforcement agencies nationwide, the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has decided to welcome applicants starting at 18 years old. "If you can join the military and fight a war, you can serve in your own community," said Sheriff Ste...
Mon
Mar

14

CPSO deputies locate fugitiveWhat started as a traffic stop ended as a water search late Monday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 8:30 p.m., CPSO deputies were called to assist in the search for a man who ran away from Greenwood Police officers following a traffic stop at Hwy. 80. Acco...
Mon
Mar

14

Caddo deputies arrest Shreveport deacon for inappropriately touching juvenileA Shreveport man turned himself in on Friday after detectives found out he inappropriately touched a minor, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Feb. 14, Detective Ray Saunders of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division received a report about a sexual as...
Mon
Mar

14

Officials pull plug on "Mister Coffee Bean" programA program which would have trained and placed convicted felons in elementary schools is dead before it started in Caddo Parish after Sheriff Steve Prator warned the school board, Louisiana Sheriff’s Association (LSA), legislators and the public. "I had to do al...
Fri
Mar

11

CPSO arrests five for illegal sales of alcoholic beveragesThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division conducted an underage alcohol sales operation in Caddo Parish on March 10. Deputies checked 30 businesses for compliance with state laws and found five in violation, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Arres...
Wed
Mar

9

Two deputies earn promotionsCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize two deputies for their promotions during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Sheriff’s Re-entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive. Michael King, a 14-year deputy, was promoted to sergeant in the Detective Division. H...
Mon
Mar

7

Deputies search for missing manUPDATE: Deputy Chris Davis located Wilmer Hill a little over two hours after he was reported missing. His motorized wheelchair got stuck in the woods. Without a cellphone, he was unable to call for help. He was transported to an area hospital to be examined and treated for e...
Mon
Mar

7

Sheriff Prator reminds citizens to voteOn March 26, 2022, the citizens of Caddo Parish have an opportunity to vote on five propositions that fund the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Four of these are property tax renewals. These will not cause any tax increases. The other proposition is the renewal of ...
Tue
Mar

1

Car crash leaves one deadOne man is dead following a car crash that happened near the intersection of Myra Myrtis and Hwy. 71. on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 4 p.m., a white Toyota Camry heading northbound on Hwy. 71 left the roadway and crashed into several trees.&n...
FEBRUARY 2022
Mon
Feb

28

Bull on the loose sends deputy to the hospitalCaddo Sheriff's Stock Patrol deputy was injured in a loose livestock call earlier today, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 2:30 p.m. several drivers called in about a bull running around the 5000 block of Williams Road. Stock Patrol Sgt. Gary Bailey responded to t...
Mon
Feb

28

DEA Task Force investigation ends in arrestA Shreveport woman remains behind bars after she was caught with one kilogram of methamphetamine last week, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Agents with the DEA Task Force arrested Misty Ott, 45, on Feb. 22 after an investigation by the Task Force and a traffic stop by the...
Sat
Feb

26

Traffic stop leads to drug arrestA Shreveport man is in jail facing multiple drug charges following his arrest on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after midnight on Feb. 25, John Davison, 59, was pulled over by Caddo Sheriff’s deputies for speeding on 70th Street near Youree Dr.  ...
Tue
Feb

22

Caddo Sheriff offers concealed carry courseThe Caddo Sheriff's Office is offering state-required training course for anyone 21 and older who would like to obtain a concealed handgun permit, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Citizens can complete most of the state requirements in one stop by attending a class from 8 a...
Thu
Feb

17

CPSO Women's Firearms Class registration now openCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator is offering a basic firearms and personal safety class for women from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 12 and April 2 at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. Sheriff’s deputies will teach safe handling and firing of handguns on the Academy...
Thu
Feb

17

Keithville Keatchie Rd. closed following accidentKeithville Keatchie Rd. is closed between Hwy. 789 and Preston Rd. due to an 18-wheeler blocking the roadway.  The driver slid off the roadway while turning south onto Keithville Keatchie Rd. from Preston Rd.  No injuries have been reported.  Deputi...
Thu
Feb

17

Hwy. 169 temporarily closed Hwy. 169 is temporarily closed North of Greenwood after an 18-wheeler slipped off the roadway. No injuries have been reported. The road is expected to be open in the next 30 minutes.
Wed
Feb

16

Shreveport man arrested for child porn Caddo Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man after they discovered multiple files of child pornography in his possession, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, Det. Jared Marshall arrested Alan Horn, 67, and charged him with six counts of porn...
Wed
Feb

16

Big rig crash shuts down Hwy. 169 UPDATE: HWY. 169 HAS REOPENED. Hwy. 169 has been shutdown in both directions from Providence Rd. to Dance Dr. as crews work to clean up after a wreck that happened on Wednesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 11:30 a.m., Caddo Parish Sheriff's d...
Tue
Feb

15

Shreveport man arrested after narcotics searchAgents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit seized over 47 grams of illegal drugs on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. CPSO Narcotics agents and the Special Response Team executed a search warrant in the 1600 block of Ashton Street on February 11. They fo...
Mon
Feb

14

CPSO donates K-9 to David Wade Correctional CenterVIDEO: https://youtu.be/sj5d2nLDk8Q   It was a bittersweet Valentine’s Day for the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office as deputies said goodbye to K-9 Shep who has a new home in Homer, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Shep was a stray caught and cared for ...
Sun
Feb

13

Bossier Parish man arrested after climbing into teen's bedroomA man who trespassed into his underaged ex-girlfriend's home has been arrested by Caddo Sheriff's deputies with the help of a K9, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 8:21 a.m. on Sunday, Caddo deputies responded to a trespassing call in the 8000 block of H...
Fri
Feb

11

Crash investigation ends in arrestCaddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men following a major crash on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 8 p.m., deputies responded to a single-car crash at the weigh station on I-20 East.  According to Sgt. EJ Parker, the driver and passenger of a...
Fri
Feb

11

Jury duty scammers impersonate deputiesThe jury duty scam is back, and citizens are being warned to beware. Several citizens have recently reported that they have been targeted by phone and threatened with arrest for failing to comply with jury service. To avoid jail, recipients are asked to purchase ...
Fri
Feb

4

Train vs. big rig closes LA-1694:25 PM UPDATE: LA-169 just reopened.  LA-169 is shut down from Greenwood all the way to South Lakeshore as Caddo Sheriff's deputies work a major crash involving a train and an 18-wheeler, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies responded to the call at app...
Fri
Feb

4

Icy road conditions in Caddo Parish9:08 AM UPDATE: Bert Kouns has reopened. The Caddo Sheriff's Office has notified LA DOTD about several road hazards in the parish. Crews are en route to pour sand over several roads in Caddo Parish that are iced over: I-20 at Exit 3 and&nbs...
Fri
Feb

4

Fatal crash leaves one deadThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office and Caddo Fire District 1 responded to a deadly crash that happened overnight in Blanchard, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The crash happened on Blanchard Furrh Road west of Backpath Rd. just after midnight on February 4. According to Lt. M...
JANUARY 2022
Mon
Jan

31

Inmate attacks deputyAn inmate who has been awaiting trial at Caddo Correctional Center (CCC) for three years has been arrested after he attacked deputies at the jail for a third time, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Sunday, January 30, 25-year-old Willie Lee Rochelle IV was charged with felony...
Fri
Jan

28

Vivian man in jail after Friday night shootingOne man is in jail while another remains on the run following a shooting that happened in Vivian on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   At 6:54 p.m. on Friday, a Caddo Sheriff’s patrol sergeant was alerted to a shooting that happened at the 500 block o...
Thu
Jan

27

One person dies in head-on collisionCaddo Sheriff’s deputies are at the scene of a fatal accident on E. Kings Highway, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Just after 7 p.m. on Thursday, deputies responded to a major crash involving an SUV and a sedan. According to Sgt. Chad Davis, the SUV was southbo...
Thu
Jan

27

Shreveport student arrested for rapeAn 18-year-old is in jail following an alleged sexual assault that happened at a Shreveport high school on Thursday, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   At around 1 p.m., Caddo Sheriff’s detectives were notified about an alleged rape of a student at Green Oaks Perf...
Tue
Jan

25

Caddo Sheriff accepting applications for college scholarship Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the availability of a $500 college scholarship for a Caddo Parish graduating high school senior. The scholarship is made available each year through the Louisiana Sheriff's Honorary Membership Program to help defray the ...
Tue
Jan

25

Interstate shutdown after morning crashInterstate 20 at mile marker 4 is temporarily closed following a crash involving a big rig and a pickup truck. No injuries have been reported at this time. Greenwood Police is at the scene as tow trucks clear the way, which is expected to last at least one hour.
Mon
Jan

24

Sheriff's sale postponed following outageDue to a recent fire and power outage at the Caddo Parish Courthouse, the sheriff's foreclosure sale set for January 26, 2022 has been postponed. A new date will be announced accordingly.
Fri
Jan

21

Bossier man arrested after stealing $31kA Bossier City man has been charged with theft after issuing himself unauthorized paychecks totaling more than $31,000, said Sheriff Steve Prator. According to a report filed on December 29, 2021, 54-year-old Robert Phillips Jr., a former manager at a local business, acce...
Fri
Jan

21

Family of missing woman appeals to publicFriday marks two years since the disappearance of a woman from north Caddo Parish. Dorothy “Dottie” Yates-McCathran was last seen at her residence in the 10000 block of Vivian Airport Road on January 21, 2020. Numerous searches of her property as well as an...
Thu
Jan

13

Mooretown drug investigation sends three to jailCaddo Sheriff's narcotics agents executed a search warrant in the Mooretown neighborhood on Wednesday where they recovered drugs, guns, and money, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. During a search of 4246 Joe Louis Street, agents recovered 211 grams...
Thu
Jan

13

Woman charged with stabbing husbandA Shreveport woman is in jail charged with stabbing her husband during a domestic dispute, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Suzanne Holcomb Adams, 46, was arrested on Jan. 11 and booked into the Caddo Correctional  Center on a charge of domestic abuse battery with a ...
Tue
Jan

11

CPSO: Crime continues 20-year decline Crimes reported to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office dropped three percent in 2021 continuing a steady decline that started over 20 years ago, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Overall, there were 987 crimes in 2021 compared to 1,014 in 2020. Annual year-to...
Tue
Jan

11

Bossier City man arrested for kidnapping, sexual batteryA Bossier City man was arrested for kidnapping two juvenile girls and illegally touching one of the victims, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Jeremy Mathew Paine, 25, of the 2000 block of  Rodney Street, was arrested Friday by the U.S. M...
Wed
Jan

5

CPSO searching for missing juvenileUpdate: 8 a.m.. / Jan. 6 Bruce Anderson, 56, was booked into Caddo Correctional Center Wednesday night on a charge of simple kidnapping. Update: 7:47 p.m. / Jan. 5  Child has been found safe. He was dropped off at a neighbor's. We are still investigating. T...