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DECEMBER 2016

12/29 CPSO investigating shooting
Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting tonight that involved a local businessman, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 8 p.m., Robert Creamer was inside an apartment located behind his furniture business at 5189 Shreveport-Blanchard Highway...
12/29 Owner of Marine Corps jacket has been located
Update: A US Marine Corps jacket that was found in front of the Caddo Sheriff's North Market substation has been returned to its rightful owner. Roger Fields claimed the jacket on Tuesday. Fields, who lives in the area, said he had the jacket tied down ...
12/26 3 jailed in Vivian shooting
Three men are in jail for a shooting in Vivian on Christmas Day, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The shooting took place in a parking lot at Monterrey Hills Apartments late Sunday afternoon. Three men went to the complex to continue an argument that had started...
12/23 Eight cited for underage alcohol sales
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Youth Services Division cited eight people on Wednesday during an investigation into the illegal sale of alcohol to underage persons, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies checked 26 businesses throughout the parish. The following is a...
12/21 Big rig driver arrested for DWI
A big rig driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated today after motorists reported him swerving in traffic and he initially refused to pull over for deputies, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Hugo Leonel Mejia, 41, of Alamo, Texas, was southbound on I-49, when oth...
12/21 Sheriff Prator to ring bell for Salvation Army on Thursday
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator and Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will face off in a friendly challenge this Thursday to raise money while ringing the Red Kettle bell for the Salvation Army. Caddo deputies will be at the new Kroger Marketplace at 9484 Ellerbe Road from 10...
12/20 Caddo sheriff announces holiday hours of operation for Tax Department
The Caddo Sheriff's Tax Department will be closed Monday, December 26, for the Christmas holiday. Tax payments will be considered delinquent if postmarked after December 31.           Located inside the Caddo Parish Courtho...
12/15 Caddo detectives to hold Baby Davis fundraiser this Saturday
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division will hold a jambalaya fundraiser this Saturday, December 17, benefiting baby Rowan Cade Davis. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the Blanchard Wal-Mart, 4701 Northport Blvd...
12/15 Caddo Sheriff to have added patrols during holiday season
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is warning motorists that drunk driving won’t be tolerated through the holiday season. “If you’re over the limit and you drive, you’re under arrest,” said Sheriff Steve Prator.   A grant provided by th...
12/1 Caddo Sheriff's Office receives traffic safety grant
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission for increased traffic enforcement, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The grant for $84,500 will be used to provide extra enforcement of DWI, speeding, and occupant prote...

NOVEMBER 2016

11/23 Changes to jail visitation announced
There will be no visitation at the Caddo Correctional Center Thursday or Friday, November 24-25, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
11/22 Caddo Sheriff offers "first gun" safety class for kids
Registration is currently underway for children ages 8 to 12 to participate in the Caddo Sheriff’s Office "First Gun Course." The 4-hour class will be offered from 8 a.m. until noon on two dates - December 17th and January 7th.  All classes will be ...
11/21 Caddo Sheriff seeks help locating missing man
One year ago today, 33-year-old Kenneth Cole was reported missing by his family. Caddo deputies say since that time, there has been no word from Cole, no sightings. Only the discovery of his car at the Shreveport Goodwill on West 70th Street shortly after he was reported ...
11/18 Caddo Sheriff seeks information on missing juvenile
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating 16-year-old Hannah Leann Sepulvado. Hannah was reported missing from her Keithville residence on October 29. She was last seen outside the home on Mallard Drive the night before. She has not co...
11/18 Keithville man accused of using elderly victim's ID to commit crimes
A Keithville man is in jail for using a 72-year-old woman’s personal information to obtain credit cards for his personal use, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Donald Ducharme, 34, is accused of obtaining five credit cards using the victim’s identity. He is also accu...
11/18 CPSO seeks information about 2015 homicide
The Caddo Sheriff's Office hopes the one-year anniversary of Darrian Jiles’ death will bring new leads in the case, said Sheriff Steve Prator. “Someone out there has information about this case, and it’s past time for them to come forward,” Pra...
11/18 Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy to graduate 21 on Monday
Graduation exercises for the 40th basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, November 21, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue.  Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker. Five agencies...
11/15 CPSO investigating crash with injuries
Caddo Sheriff's deputies responded to an accident with injuries this morning on Hwy. 1 south near the Caddo-Bossier Port. CPSO Patrol Sgt. Carl Henderson said a Dodge pickup was traveling southbound around 7:30 a.m. when its driver turned into the Port in front o...
11/15 Sheriff announces promotion
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced today the promotion of Deputy Mike Gregory to Director of Fleet Management. Gregory is a 29-year employee of the Sheriff’s Office who started his career with CPSO as a mechanic and worked his way up to manager and then director. ...
11/15 Man named in local warrant is arrested in Florida
A Georgia man accused of stealing over $27,000 while passing through Caddo Parish over Labor Day weekend is now in jail, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Deandre Jerome Scott, 26, of Decatur, GA, was arrested on November 3 in Orlando, Florida, on charges similar to th...
11/8 Shreveport Leadership class makes donation to Sheriff's Safety Town
Members of the Greater Shreveport Leadership Program presented Sheriff Steve Prator with a $6,000 donation today to benefit Sheriff’s Safety Town. Community leaders who made up the 2016 class selected Safety Town as its class project earlier in the year. In October,...
11/4 Couple arrested for possessing bomb, drugs
A Keithville couple was arrested for possessing a bomb and marijuana after deputies responded to their home today on a domestic complaint, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Patrol deputies  were called to 10042 Chestnut Bay Oak this morning where t...
11/3 Man arrested for counterfeit scheme
A Shreveport man was arrested for directing a counterfeiting scheme that cost a local business thousands of dollars, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Carlos Spann, 39, of the 2700 block of Rosemont, provided counterfeit  payroll checks and fictitious driver’s l...
11/3 Caddo-Bossier S.O. to participate in auction
The Caddo and Bossier Parish sheriff’s offices along with the United States Marshals Service, Bossier Parish Emergency Medical Services and other agencies will conduct a public auction where vehicles and equipment will be sold to the highest bidder.  ...

OCTOBER 2016

10/31 CPSO seeks owner of horse
Caddo Sheriff's deputies picked up this red and white paint horse today in the 7100 block of Bostwick Road. The owner could not be located. If left unclaimed, it will be sold at auction. To contact the Caddo Sherff's Livestock Patrol, call 681-1120.
10/27 Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit arrests three for cocaine, marijuana possession
A search of a residence in the 6800 block of Oak Leaf Circle by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit turned up cocaine, marijuana, guns, and cash. On Monday, October 25, agents executed a search warrant at 6830 Oak Leaf Circle in Shreveport.  During the search, agents...
10/24 Texas man arrested on drug charges
A Tyler, Texas, man was arrested by the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Unit after agents found methamphetamine in his vehicle.   On October 19, agents conducted surveillance of a location in the 100 block of Herndon Street in Shreveport where they observed a black Che...
10/21 Teen arrested for selling fake IDs
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested a teenager for selling fake IDs to local high school students, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Deputies received a tip that Martin Milner was purchasing fake IDs from an online source in China and selling them locally for...
10/20 Woman accused of stealing from former cellmate
Two women who befriended each other in jail are now at odds after one used a power of attorney to steal from the other, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tawanda Daughtry for exploitation of persons with infirmities after she obtaine...
10/19 Man arrested for weekend shooting at apartment complex
A Shreveport man has been arrested for a shooting that occurred this past Saturday at an apartment complex in east Shreveport, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. CPSO detectives arrested Treveion Montrell Thomas, 20, a resident of Bayou Rouge Apartments, located at 7710 Eas...
10/18 Drug Take Back event to be held this Saturday
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 22, at Sheriff's Safety Town. The Sheriff’s Office, Shreveport Police, and DEA will be collecting old, unwanted, and expired pharmaceutical controlled substa...
10/18 Man dies in overnight crash
A man has died following a fatality accident on Springridge Texas State Line Road Monday night, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 10:30 p.m., deputies responded to a major crash involving two vehicles in the 9000 block of Springridge Texas State Line Road. Hatt...
10/13 Visitation cancelled at CCC
Visitation will be cancelled at Caddo Correctional Center until further notice due to security upgrades and construction. Please contact Sgt. Robert Montoya at 677-5254 with any questions regarding this issue.
10/11 Suspect sought for theft, property damage
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying the two men in these videos. On September 30, 2016, they entered Auto X Change in the 5800 block of North Market Street where one of the men said he was interested in purchasing a car. While a ...
10/7 CPSO to receive "sweet" show of support
Being a law enforcement officer isn’t always easy, and no one knows the struggles law enforcement officers face better than their families. That’s why the Caddo Sheriff’s Wives Group is extending a “sweet” show of support to deputies on Octob...
10/6 Caddo Sheriff to host job fair for deputy sheriff applicants
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is planning a job fair for anyone interested in becoming a deputy sheriff, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The event will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday, October 22, at the Sheriff’s Office Training Academy, 15639 LA Hwy. 1 in south Cad...
10/5 Shreveport man arrested on drug and weapons charges
Agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Unit have arrested 55-year-old Darrell Ray Player Jr. on drug and firearms charges. On Thursday, agents received information about possible drug activity on North Colony Drive in Shreveport. They conducted an investigation a...
10/5 Juvenile charged with terrorizing
Another juvenile posing as a clown on social media has been arrested for threatening a classmate, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Larry Pierce arrested a 15-year-old boy on Tuesday evening and charged him with terrorizing. The boy is a...
10/4 Texarkana men arrested on drug charges
Agents with the Caddo-Shreveport Narcotics Task Force arrested three men following an investigation into drug activity in Mira, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On Thursday, agents went to 16724 Old Atlanta Mira Road where they contacted Eric Floyd, Reginald Dodd, and Tarence E...
10/3 Student arrested for terrorizing threats on Instagram
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 16-year-old Woodlawn student today for posting threats to fellow students and teachers on her Intragram account, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Posts made to an account for “wally_clown” threatened that Woodlawn stud...

SEPTEMBER 2016

9/29 Shreveporter arrested for Dairy Queen robbery
Caddo deputies arrested a Shreveport man for the September 9 armed robbery of the Dairy Queen at 5904 North Market, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Employees were closing the restaurant when an armed suspect confronted a worker outside, ordered her back into the Dairy Qu...
9/28 Suspect arrested in overnight drive-by
Caddo deputies have arrested a man in connection with an overnight drive-by shooting on Denny Drive, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. following an argument between Sir’Derrick Kendrick and residents in the 8400 block of Denny Drive. ...
9/26 California man steals from Shreveport employer
A California man was arrested for stealing over $5,000 from his Shreveport employer, according to Caddo investigators. Brandon Edward Davis, 28, of Fontana, California was arrested for felony theft following an investigation by Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Casey Jones....
9/23 Deputies looking for walk-off offender
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are looking for Jason Williams Sherrick, a non-violent offender who walked away from a job while assigned to the Caddo Correctional Transitional Work Program. Sherrick is a 36 year-old white male, approximately 5’5”, 185 pounds. ...
9/22 Employee steals over $38,000 from local bingo parlor
A Shreveport man is now behind bars for stealing over $38,000 from a local bingo parlor, said Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator. Patrick Joseph Lincoln, 34, of Shreveport was arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Doug Smith after an investigation determined Lincoln ...
9/21 North Caddo man arrested during traffic stop
A Vivian man was arrested early this morning during a traffic stop after Caddo patrol deputies discovered the man was a fugitive and in possession of a large amount of marijuana, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.  Rondey James Thomas, 35, of Vivian was traveling on Ro...
9/20 Shreveport man arrested for robbing repo agent
A Shreveport man was arrested by Caddo Sheriff’s deputies for robbing a repo agent on I-20 this past weekend, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The robbery occurred just before 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, near the Weights and Standards scales. The victim said he ...
9/19 CPSO responds to pedestrian fatality
A pedestrian who was hit while crossing Mansfield Road this morning has died. Karen Scroggins, 58, was crossing the street in the 12000 block of Mansfield Road just after 6:30 a.m. when she was hit by a northbound Toyota Tercel. Scroggins was a Caddo Parish bus driver and...
9/12 Prator to officially tap new Chief Deputy
Jay Long, the new Chief Criminal Deputy for the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, will be officially recognized during a promotional ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 13, at the Re-Entry Facility, 1121 Forum Drive. Long was appointed by Sheriff Steve Prator foll...
9/9 Caddo Sheriff opens rifle range to the public
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is making the rifle range at the Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy available to the public for sighting in rifles for the upcoming deer season.   Four Saturdays have been designated for the public to make use of the facility:...
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