Contact Information Media Relations
Phone: (318) 681-0666
Fax: (318) 681-0888
Go Back
Showing 1 - 50 of 100 rows
JULY 2022
Sat
Jul

2

CPSO responds to deadly crashCaddo deputies responded to a deadly crash following a pursuit by Shreveport Police early on Saturday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. CPSO Lt. Matt Cowden arrived at Woolworth Rd. and Colquitt Rd.  just after 1 a.m. where he found a pick up truck completely engulfed in f...
Fri
Jul

1

Fugitive arrested in VivianCaddo deputies arrested a wanted man in Vivian on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Friday afternoon, CPSO patrol deputies assisted the the U.S. Marshals Service in searching for Jonathan Hill, 26, after he fled from them in small car. After a short pur...
JUNE 2022
Wed
Jun

29

Big rig carrying hazmat crashes on I49S8:30 p.m. update: I49N has reopened. One lane of I49S will be closed until the big rig is emptied and towed away.       Caddo deputies are diverting traffic on Interstate 49 north at mile marker 217 following an 18-wheeler crash, s...
Wed
Jun

29

Shreveport woman arrested for indecent behavior with minorCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport woman for indecent behavior with a juvenile on Tuesday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Saturday, June 25, CPSO Cyber Crimes Detective Thomas Lites was alerted by the Louisiana Bureau of Investigations about possible pornography using ...
Tue
Jun

28

Cyclist killed in VivianCaddo deputies are investigating a crash that left a bicyclist dead in Vivian on Tuesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo deputies were dispatched to the 900 block of North Pine Street just after 7 p.m.. Upon arrival, they found a lifeless bicyclist that was hit by...
Tue
Jun

28

Big rig crash shuts down LA1751:30 p.m. update: The road is back open. Caddo deputies shut down LA175 to allow tow truck workers to remove an 18-wheeler that rolled over into a ditch on Tuesday morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 9:42 a.m., Caddo patrol deputies said an 18-w...
Mon
Jun

27

Deadline to apply for CPSO Youth Firearms Education Camp approachesParents have until July 5 to sign their children up for the Caddo Sheriff's Youth Firearms Education Camp, reminded Sheriff Steve Prator. The camp will be held July 11-13 at the Sheriff's Regional Training Academy.  Boys and girls ages 10-13 may select any da...
Fri
Jun

24

Rollover crash shuts down I220A section of Interstate 220 westbound was shutdown after an 18-wheeler rolled over on Friday afternoon leaving its driver trapped inside, said Sheriff Steve Prator. It happened just before 1 p.m. on I220 westbound at Lakeshore Drive. Multiple fire crews&nbs...
Thu
Jun

23

CPSO arrests woman for deadly stabbing of boyfriendCaddo deputies arrested a Vivian woman after she killed her boyfriend in their home on Thursday morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 7:40 a.m. Tiffany Moore, 30, visited Vivian Police Department to report that she had stabbed her 50-year-old boyfriend. Min...
Wed
Jun

22

Crash shuts down Colquitt Road A t-bone crash involving two pickup trucks shut down a section of Colquitt Road on Wednesday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Just before 4:30 p.m., the driver of a green Ford Ranger headed south overcorrected and crashed into a tan Chevy Silverado in the n...
Wed
Jun

22

CPSO investigates major crash on I49NOne man was taken to the hospital after he rear ended an 18-wheeler on Interstate 49 on Wednesday afternoon, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 2:15 p.m., the driver of a U-Haul travelling northbound on I49 crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler. The U-Haul ...
Tue
Jun

21

Major crash shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: Hwy. 169 is back open. Caddo Sheriff's Office deputies are assisting Greenwood Police as they investigate a major crash that happened on Highway 169 at McGee Rd. just after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Highway 169 is expected to be closed for ...
Mon
Jun

13

Caddo Sheriff's Camp Media Day set for June 14Fifty-two boys from all over Caddo Parish arrived at Kinsey Scout Reservation on Sunday to attend the 2022 Caddo Sheriff’s Camp, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  “After cancelling this event for two years due to the pandemic, we are so excited to finally have ...
Mon
Jun

13

Big-rig accident shuts down Hwy. 1 Caddo deputies are asking drivers to avoid Highway 1 north of Vivian due to an accident involving a big rig, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At around 5 a.m. on Monday, the trailer of an 18-wheeler traveling north on Highway 1 overturned. As crews clean up the lumber...
Sun
Jun

12

CPSO arrests police officer for sexual batteryCaddo detectives arrested an Oil City Police Officer who committed sexual battery while on duty, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, William Fitzpatrick entered the residence of a woman without permission. He woke his victim while inappropriately to...
Sun
Jun

12

CPSO arrests Shreveport man for video voyeurismCaddo detectives arrested a Shreveport man on Friday for video voyeurism targeting a minor under the age of 13, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On May 31, CPSO Youth Services Detective Ray Saunders received a complaint about a juvenile being recorded while in the shower. Furth...
Fri
Jun

10

Deputies arrest Blanchard man after hitting CPSO K-9 unitCaddo deputies arrested a Blanchard man after he hit an occupied patrol car near the scene of an earlier crash, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 2:44 a.m. on Friday, June 10, a 1996 Ford Ranger struck a marked CPSO K-9 unit that was blocking the roadway&nb...
Fri
Jun

10

Roads reopen following train vs. vehicle crash, driver arrestedCaddo deputies arrested a Blanchard woman for DUI after she drove her car on train tracks causing a major crash, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 1 a.m. on Friday, June 10, a Blanchard Police officer found Jasmine Price, 26, in her car after attempting to drive...
Wed
Jun

1

Keithville woman arrested for cruelty to a juvenileA Keithville woman has been arrested after Caddo detectives investigated a report received by the Department of Children and Family Services, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   According to a report filed on May 5, 39-year-old Constance Cramer left a child under the age of ...
MAY 2022
Fri
May

27

Major crash on I-20EUPDATE: Traffic is back to normal. Traffic is at a standstill on I-20E due to a major crash between exit 3 and 5. Greenwood Police Department is the lead agency working on that crash. Drivers are being diverted onto exit 3 close to where CPSO deputies are investigati...
Fri
May

27

Highway 80 reopens following major crashHighway 80 is back open following a fiery crash involving three vehicles on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. A call about a crash came in just before noon on Friday. Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputies quickly responded and found two vehicles on fire, and a third dest...
Thu
May

26

CPSO detectives arrest Vivian shooterDetectives with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Vivian man who shot at a truck while driving on LA-1, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Wednesday, May 25, 30-year-old Matthew Vanschoick shot a semi-truck owned by DOC Energy Services of Oil City. The truck w...
Thu
May

26

Caddo Sheriff offers summer camps for kidsSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for several youth summer camps and programs offered by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office.             Activities include everything from gun safety education and ta...
Mon
May

23

Caddo Parish to hold annual online tax saleThe Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host its annual tax sale online at civicsource.com on Tuesday, June 7. The auction opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 8 p.m., subject to a sliding close. Over 1,500 properties are slated for auction. The sale is open to the public...
Thu
May

19

Caddo Sheriff announces auxiliary deputy classSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications for the Caddo Sheriff’s Office Auxiliary Deputy Program are now available until June 20. Auxiliary deputies supplement full-time Caddo sheriff’s deputies by volunteering their services to the Sheriff&rsquo...
Thu
May

19

CPSO arrests Shreveport man, seizes drugs and fake checksCaddo Parish Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Shreveport man after they found drugs and counterfeit checks in his motel room, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Friday, May 13, Det. Clarissa Harris received a call from Shreveport Police and was advised that officers were ...
Fri
May

13

Train wreck shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: Hwy. 169 is back open.   Highway 169 is closed at McGee Rd. after a train crashed into a Tahoe hauling a car. Caddo Sheriff's Office deputies are assisting as Greenwood Police officers investigate the crash.   Nobody was...
Wed
May

11

Caddo Magnet senior receives Caddo Sheriff's scholarshipCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator awarded an academic scholarship to William Samuel Davis on Wednesday during a presentation at Government Plaza. Davis is a graduating senior at Caddo Magnet High School where he earned a 3.5 grade point average. He will use the $500 scholarship ...
Mon
May

9

CPSO arrests teen for terrorizingA teen has been arrested following an investigation into a threat against Donnie Bickham Middle School said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 9 p.m. on Sunday, Caddo Sheriff’s Patrol Dep. Christan Dickey responded to a call about a post on social media threatening a...
Thu
May

5

ROAD HAZARD: Flooding on I-20ECaddo deputies are reporting flooding on I-20 East at mile marker 5. Sheriff Steve Prator is urging drivers to be careful as deputies respond to car crashes and remove fallen trees and tree limbs in various roadways in the parish.  Residents can report hazard...
Thu
May

5

Fallen tree shuts down Hwy. 169UPDATE: The road has reopened. ORIIGINAL RELEASE: The northbound and southbound lanes of Hwy. 169 just north of Blanchard Latex Rd. are closed due to a fallen tree on the powerlines and roadway. The State Highway Department has been notified.Caddo deputies will ...
Thu
May

5

Boy Scouts accepting Sheriff's Camp applicationsSheriff Steve Prator announced today that applications are being accepted for this summer’s Caddo Sheriff's Camp. The free overnight camp for boys ages 8-12 will be held at Kinsey Scout Reservation June 12-15. It is conducted by the Sheriff’s Office and th...
Mon
May

9

Caddo Sheriff's Training Academy to graduate 51st Basic Class Graduation exercises for the 51st basic training class of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m., May 10th, 2022 at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71106. Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker...
Mon
May

2

Shreveport man arrested for domestic violenceA Shreveport man was arrested after he beat up a woman and stole her car, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Saturday, April 30, at 12:22 p.m. the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Pines Rd. near the intersection of Bert Kouns. The victim reported a battery...
APRIL 2022
Fri
Apr

29

Caddo Sheriff to host Drug Take Back DayCaddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, April 30, at Sheriff's Safety Town located at 8910 Jewella Avenue at the west end of the Summer Grove parking lot. The event is part of the national Drug Take Back Day hos...
Fri
Apr

29

CPSO detectives arrest child abuserCaddo Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a Keithville man after he physically abused a child, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Det. Ray Saunders received a report about the abuse on Sunday, April 24. After an interview with the juvenile along with evidence of bruises...
Thu
Apr

21

Authorities investigate fake threats targeting American schoolsCalls made about suspicious package threats at Northwood High School and Green Oaks Performing Arts Academy in Caddo Parish have been determined to be linked to dozens of other similar calls at schools across the nation, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Thursday, April ...
Thu
Apr

21

CPSO investigates suspicious package call Detectives are investigating after an anonymous call about a suspicious package at Northwood High School that came in on Thursday morning was quickly determined to be a hoax. Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives and patrol officers along with the Shrev...
Mon
Apr

18

Dog mauling leads to seizure of drugs and guns, sends felon back to jailCaddo deputies that responded to a call about a vicious animal killing ended up arresting an armed felon on Friday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Derrick Johnson, 24, found himself in jail again after deputies discovered over 13 pounds of marijuana and guns in his possession...
Mon
Apr

18

CPSO to join "Buckle Up in Your Truck" campaignThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office will participate in a statewide seatbelt enforcement campaign aimed at educating pickup truck drivers and their passengers about the importance of buckling up. The campaign will run from April 23-30 and is paid for with a grant from the Louis...
Wed
Apr

13

Shreveport man arrested after CPSO agents seize $218K worth of illegal drugsNarcotics agents with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested a Shreveport man on Monday afternoon after they found approximately $218,000 worth of illegal drugs in his car and residence, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Hans Morris, 54, was arrested after agents found...
Wed
Apr

13

CPSO arrests juvenile following stabbing investigationCaddo deputies are investigating after a juvenile stabbed an elderly family member on Wednesday morning at a residence in the 1100 block of Stage Coach Rd., said Sheriff Steve Prator. The victim was transported to the hospital by Caddo Fire District 6. The juvenile has be...
Wed
Apr

13

Flag and service weapon presented to former deputy battling cancerDeputies recently paid a visit to Billy Bowers, a retired deputy of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, to present him a battle flag and his service firearm as a token of our appreciation for his long-time service. Deputy Bowers is fighting a rare form of cancer. We wan...
Tue
Apr

12

Two arrested after woman hits school employeeCaddo deputies arrested a man and woman following an incident at Southwood High School, said Sheriff Steve Prator. After a heated confrontation with the principal at Southwood High School on Friday, 29 year-old Dewanna Battle hit a school security coordinator with he...
Fri
Apr

8

CPSO Deputy is named "Law Officer of the Year"Cpl. Shonda Abercrumbia was selected by the La Societe des 40 Hommes Et 8 Chevaux’s (The Society of 40 Men and 8 Horses) as the Law Officer of the Year and was honored in a ceremony at the 40 and 8 Club Chateau on Thursday, April 7. Cpl. Abercrumbia will represent t...
Thu
Apr

7

CPSO to hold recruiting eventThe Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the CPSO Re-entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive in Shreveport. The Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire security and corrections deputies, nurses, an ...
Mon
Apr

4

CPSO investigates toddler's deathDetectives with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a two-year-old child was pronounced dead at the hospital on Monday, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On April 4, just before 10 a.m., Caddo Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a toddl...
Fri
Apr

1

CPSO recovers 3 stolen vehicles in KeithvilleOne man is in jail after deputies found three stolen vehicles in his possession, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On March 30, at about 2:20 p.m., the owner of a stolen four-wheeler contacted CPSO Dep. Denver Dixon to report that a witness had seen Marcus Thomas driving his veh...
Fri
Apr

1

CPSO and BFCU to host free shred eventBarksdale Federal Credit Union and Sheriff’s Safety Town will be hosting a free shred event on April 2 from 9am - 12pm. The event will be held at 8910 Jewella Ave. Shreveport, LA 71118. There is a limit of two bags per person. Each person will be able to w...
Fri
Apr

1

Two teens in jail for terrorizingTwo teens have been arrested following an investigation into threats against C.E. Byrd High School, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 4 p.m. on Thursday, School Resource Officer Sr. Dep. Rufus Porter was notified about a post on a social media messaging app threatenin...