Press Releases

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MAY 2018

5/22 Caddo Sheriff's Office seeks man in connection with multiple investigations
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who may have information regarding several car burglaries, car thefts, and the attempted murder of a deputy, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At 5:25 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, Sheriff&rs...
5/21 Click It or Ticket traffic safety campaign starts today
As the official start of summer draws near and motorists take to the roadways for summer vacations, the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is reminding motorists to “Click It or Ticket.”   The national campaign aimed at keeping families safe through ...
5/21 CPSO to conduct Tax Certificate sales June 5
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host its annual Tax Certificate sales at CivicSource.com on June 5. The online auctions open at 8 a.m. and end at 8 p.m., subject to a sliding close. Over 2,000 properties are slated to go to auction, ranging in price from $307...
5/16 Realtor arrested for felony theft
A local realtor has been arrested for stealing $14,000 from a client in a fraudulent real estate deal, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The victim reported to authorities that she gave the money to realtor Marvin Orlando Smith in December as a down payment on a foreclosed...
5/16 Caddo Sheriff announces summer camp schedule
Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for youth summer camps and programs offered by the Caddo Sheriff's Office. The annual Youth Summer Recreation Program sponsored by the Caddo Sheriff's Office kicks off May 29, providing safe...
5/15 CPSO seeks owner of goats
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of two male goats picked up by the CPSO Stock Patrol on May 12. The goats were located in the 9600 block of Hwy. 169. Anyone with information about the owner should contact the Sheriff's Stock Patrol at 681-1120....
5/14 Seven businesses cited for selling alcohol to underage
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited seven people for the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons in an operation conducted this past week, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Twenty-one businesses that were checked did not sell. The following i...
5/14 Shreveport man charged as accessory in drive-by shooting
A Shreveport man was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred on May 6 in the Lakeview neighborhood, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Tamario Jenkins, 22, of the 9000 block of Sara Lane, was arrested on Friday for accessory after the fact to the illeg...
5/10 Caddo deputy locates vehicle from Texas carjacking
A vehicle stolen during a carjacking in Fort Worth, Texas, was recovered in Caddo Parish following a brief pursuit by deputies, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Sundquist attempted to stop a speeding 2012 BMW on LA 3132 around 11:30 p.m. Wedn...
5/7 Caddo Sheriff to present scholarship to Southwood graduate
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will award an academic scholarship to Cameron Michael Jones during a ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 8, on the seventh floor of Government Plaza. Jones is a graduating senior at Southwood High School where he earned a 4.3 grade point average. He...
5/4 CPSO schedules public hearing
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution  and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Caddo Parish Law Enforcement District will be held at the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Government Plaza, 505 Travis Street...
5/4 Caddo Sheriff to host Academy graduation
Graduation exercises for the 43rd basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, May 7, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue.  Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker. Seven agencies will...

APRIL 2018

4/30 CPSO seeks man in attempted murder case
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are searching for a man who fired shots into a vehicle carrying three adults and a 2-year-old child over the weekend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Quincy Antonie Jackson, 31, of Shreveport, is being sought on a warrant for attempted first-de...
4/26 Bush School researchers to present study on local Red River flooding
Students from Texas A&M’s prestigious Bush School of Government & Public Service are taking a close look at localized flooding of the Red River to offer potential solutions to government, citizens, and businesses. Eight graduate students from the Master of P...
4/25 CPSO seeks owners of loose livestock
So many baaad goats! The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owners of these goats that were picked up by the Livestock Patrol. Two male goats were caught on Brown Street in Mooringsport on April 16. The other four - one male, one female, and two babies - were p...
4/25 Sheriff's Safety Town to participate in Drug Take Back event
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 28, at Sheriff's Safety Town. The Caddo Sheriff’s Office, Shreveport Police, Louisiana State Police Troop G, and the DEA will be collecting old, unwanted, and ...
4/24 Man arrested for hit and run
Caddo sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in connection with this morning's hit and run on Wells Island Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Steve Brown, 42, of the 1900 block of Motes Island Road, was arrested for felony hit and run and obstruction of ju...
4/20 2018 Property Tax Roll Forward Publication
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution  and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Caddo Parish Law Enforcement District will be held at the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, Government Plaza, 505 Travis Street...
4/19 Caddo Sheriff announces results of Operation Zero Hour
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator has announced the results of warrant round-up "Operation Zero Hour." “ ‘Operation Zero Hour’ meant the offenders’ time was up,” Prator said. “We put together deputies from our Warrants Unit an...
4/17 Traffic enforcement campaign to focus on drivers and passengers in pickups
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will participate in a seat belt enforcement campaign aimed at drivers and passengers in pickup trucks who are not properly buckled, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The “Buckle Up in Your Truck” promotion runs April 20-2...
4/16 Disaster Declaration signed in CaddoParish
City of Shreveport and Caddo Parish officials are in the process of documenting damage from this past weekend’s storm, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. A Declaration of Disaster was signed this morning for Caddo Parish and has been sent to the Governor’s offic...
4/13 Caddo Sheriff warns: Don't get caught in this bank card scam!
Caddo residents are being warned about a bank card scam involving the theft of personal information and money, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In recent days, CPSO has received reports from citizens who have received text messages allegedly from their banks stating their bank ...
4/12 Crime victims awareness fair cancelled
A Community Awareness Fair and Safety Fun Day scheduled for Saturday at Sheriff’s Safety Town has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather. The fair was to be held in conjunction with the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Organizers of the event s...
4/6 Man arrested for beating child
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Oil City man for beating his 4-year-old son, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Luke Collins, 23 of the 10,000 block of Plum Point Road in Oil City was arrested for cruelty to juveniles following an investigation by Sheriff’s Det...
4/6 Mother arrested for illegal drug use in presence of minor child
A Keithville mother was arrested for using illegal narcotics in the presence of her 2-year-old son, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s Youth Service’s detectives began an investigation into illegal drug use after receiving a report from the DCFS ...
4/6 17-year-old arrested for having sex with minor
A 17-year-old was arrested by Caddo detectives for having a sexual relationship with a minor, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Caddo Sheriff’s deputies began an investigation into a sexual relationship between 17-year-old, Daniel Osten of Shreveport and a 13-...
4/2 CPSO to host 2018 Crime Victims' Rights Week events
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) April 8-14, is hosting several events to raise awareness about crime victims’ issues and rights and introduce the community to the important resources and ser...

MARCH 2018

3/28 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP smart driver course
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver course on Friday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility located at 1123 Forum Drive in Shreveport. This 4-hour refresher course is for drivers 50 and over and may ...
3/20 Georgia man arrested for stealing money from night deposit boxes
A Georgia man was arrested on a Caddo Sheriff’s warrant for stealing money from several Shreveport apartment complexes, said Sheriff Steve Prator. In September 2016, money orders were "fished" from the night deposit drop boxes of 10 apartment complexe...
3/20 Juveniles arrested on sexting charge
Five teens were arrested on sexting charges for sharing a nude photo of a fellow student on social media, said Sheriff Steve Prator. School officials notified a sheriff’s deputy after learning about an Instagram page where the photo was shared. An investigation by S...
3/19 Caddo Sheriff announces promotions
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will recognize two employees with promotions and others for their years of service to the Sheriff’s Office during a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the Re-Entry Facility on Forum Drive. Casey Jones will be promoted to Sergeant ...
3/15 Two arrested for armed robbery
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people on Wednesday for robbing a man during the sale of a handgun, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The robbery occurred around 5 p.m. at a church in the 1800 block of Pinehill Road. The victim, an 18-year-old man, had arranged to me...
3/14 CPSO seeks owners of livestock
T he Caddo Parish Sheriff's Stock Patrol picked up three horses on Greenwood Road at Greenwood Avenue on Tuesday, March 13. Today three donkeys were found running loose in the 8700 block of Crawford Road in Oil City. All are being held by the Sheriff's Office. If ...
3/9 Three arrested on drug charges
Caddo Shreveport narcotics agents executed two search warrants on Wednesday, March 7, resulting in the seizure of illegal narcotics.   At 301 West 68th Street, agents seized 99.5 grams of suspected marijuana (street value $2,985), one suspected marijuana plant (va...
3/8 17 pounds of marijuana seized in bust
A bundle of marijuana weighing 17 pounds was seized during a drug investigation in south Shreveport on Tuesday, according to Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump.   Members of the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit, along with the Caddo P...
3/7 26 arrested in drug operation
A two-day operation conducted by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit resulted in the arrests of 26 people on drug and other charges, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump. The operation was conducted on March 1 and 2 in east Shreveport. Ag...
3/5 Caddo Sheriff announces spring date for CSI Camp
Caddo 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 26-27 at Sheriff's Safety Town, 8910 Jewella Avenue. Participants will l...
3/2 Body recovered on Wallace Lake
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a body was located earlier this morning in Wallace Lake. Deputies with the Sheriff's Office Marine Unit and agents with LA Wildlife and Fisheries located the male around 8:30 a.m. while searching for a boat...
3/1 Southwood student arrested for terrorizing
A 14-year-old Southwood student was arrested today for terrorizing after he made threats to "shoot up the school," said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Students reported the comments to the school's Resource Officer, Sheriff's Cpl. Calvin Williams, who ...

FEBRUARY 2018

2/28 CPSO issues warning to Caddo Lake residents
Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator is warning Caddo Lake residents to prepare for possible flooding as the lake approaches its crest later today. “Caddo Lake is at 172.80 feet and is being forecasted by the Shreveport National Weather Service to crest at 173.5 feet l...
2/28 CPSO investigating attempted burglary
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred this morning in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were dispatched to the 6300 block of North Hwy. 169 at 4:30 a.m. after an 81-year-old woman reported that a man ...
2/26 CPSO helps with livestock rescue
Some tense moments gave way to a happy ending this morning when several head of cattle were rescued from flooded Twelve Mile Bayou, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   The cattle were caught in rising water along I-49 North between North Market and Hwy. 173 exits. ...
2/25 Day three for CPSO in search for missing boater
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Marine Unit is back at Wallace Lake this morning searching for a boater who was reported missing on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The girlfriend of the 33-year-old man reported him missing around 9 p.m. after he failed to re...
2/24 Caddo deputy seizes high-grade marijuana; arrests three
A Caddo deputy who was working a special detail to identify and arrest drunk drivers located more than that on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputy James Norwood was working a DWI grant when he stopped a small vehicle on North Market at Lakewood. Upon contacting...
2/23 Caddo officials prepare for rise of the Red
Caddo Parish residents should prepare for more rain, flooding, and possible tornadic activity this weekend, a spokesman for the National Weather Service said today in a meeting at the Caddo Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. Homeland Secur...
2/22 Caddo Sheriff proposes arming some school faculty
In an e-mail to Caddo Parish School Board members today, Sheriff Steve Prator asked that they consider allowing armed faculty in parish schools. "Our schools currently brag of being "firearm free" zones, literally an invitation for armed evil doer...
2/22 Caddo SO seeks info in Wildoak car burglaries
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men who may have information about recent car burglaries, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   On February 16, two locked vehicles in the 300 block of Wildoak in Shreveport were bro...
2/22 Caddo Sheriff calls meeting to discuss weather's impact on the Red
Caddo Sheriff and Homeland Security Director Steve Prator will hold a meeting of local officials at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 23, to discuss the impact of our current weather system on the Red River.  The meeting will be held at the Caddo Emergency Operations Center, 1...
2/21 CPSO investigates alleged threat
On Tuesday, February 20, the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was made aware of a post on Facebook regarding a possible threat at Northwood High School. The person posting the message alleged that a family member threatened to attempt a shooting at the school.   ...
2/17 Teen charged with attempted murder of mother
A 19-year-old man is in jail today charged with stabbing his mother and her boyfriend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At 7:15 p.m. Friday, Caddo Sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious circumstances call at 8325 Still Meadow where a woman was badly cut with a knife. ...
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