Press Releases

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JANUARY 2020

1/27 Vivian man arrested for access device fraud
A Vivian man was arrested today for using a former employer’s gas card to purchase thousands of dollars of fuel for friends and acquaintances, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Cade Clemens, 28, used the company gas card without permission to purchase fuel for people ...
1/25 3-yr-old in stable condition after accidental shooting
Caddo Deputies are continuing their investigation today into the shooting of a three-year-old boy in south Caddo Parish this past weekend, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The child was driven to Willis-Knighton South hospital by his mother on Saturday afternoon ...
1/24 Four arrested after vehicle pursuit
Traffic violation leads to a vehicle pursuit in south Caddo Parish that ended in Harrison County with four people in jail, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Caddo Deputies attempted to stop 32-year-old Charles Dressen out of Shreveport for a traffic violation of following to clo...
1/24 Hotel employees arrested for Felony Theft
Caddo Sheriff’s Detective investigate employees at the Holiday Inn Express on Interstate Drive for stealing from the company, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Nydra Williams, 38, of the 2900 block of Rosenwald Drive and Alton Williams, 59, of the 6300 block of Tierra Driv...
1/22 Caddo Sheriff warns of scams
Two scams are circulating in the local area causing Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator to issue a word of warning. The first scam involves bogus text messages claiming to be from Fed Ex or another delivery service. The text message appears to show a tracking code from the package...
1/22 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 ...
1/21 Caddo Sheriff announces promotions and employee recognitions
Three deputies were promoted during a ceremony this morning at the  Caddo Sheriff’s Re-Entry Facility. Sheriff Steve Prator also recognized several employees for their years of service with the Caddo Sheriff’s Office. Donnie Laney was promoted to the rank...
1/16 Train, truck collide in north Caddo Parish
A KCS train and an 18-wheeler collided in north Caddo Parish this morning. There were no injuries, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 6 a.m., the driver of the truck was traveling westbound on Mira Myrtis Road when he crossed the tracks and got the cab ...
1/14 Caddo Parish Emergency Alert Program
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1/11 Overnight Storm Claims Life
An Oil City man lost his life after a tree fell on his home during the storms affecting Caddo Parish overnight, said Sheriff Steve Prator.     Around 1 A.M. Saturday Morning, Caddo Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies responded to the 300 block of North Kerley St....
1/10 Phone Scam Alert
Local citizens are being targeted by phone scammers claiming to be law enforcement and demanding money be paid over the phone in lieu of arrest, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   A recent investigation has unveiled a scheme targeting Caddo Parish residents.  Pho...
1/10 Weekend Weather Alert
Citizens of Caddo Parish and the surrounding areas need to be aware of a severe weather event expected to impact the area Friday evening and overnight into Saturday.  Those living in the area are asked to be vigilant about staying updated and prepared as this weather sy...
1/9 Rougarou the Rescue Dog joins Caddo Sheriff's K-9 Unit
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office is giving a rescue dog from the Humane Society of Northwest Louisiana a new “leash” on life after officially making him a member of the department’s K-9 Unit, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Rougarou is a “ball...
1/7 Caddo Sheriff to host AARP Safe Driving Class
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver course from noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, at the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Facility located at 1121 Forum Drive in Shreveport. This 4-hour refresher course is for drivers 50 and over...
1/6 Credit Union robbery suspect now in custody
Troy Donnell Baker, the suspect in the November 18 armed robbery of the Wesla Credit Union on Williamson Way, was arrested this morning in Bossier City, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. Information from Crime Stoppers led detectives to Baker, who was located by the U.S. M...
1/6 Bossier woman charged with home improvement fraud
A Bossier City woman is in jail in Caddo Parish for committing home improvement fraud, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On October 26, the victim reported he had hired No Ends Landscaping and Handyman to do contract work outside his residence. The total for the contract was $10...
1/5 Barricade call ends peacefully in south Caddo
Two men are in now custody after the peaceful end to a stand-off in south Caddo Parish, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. It all started around 11:41 a.m. when Deputy Alvin Slay stopped LaCory Henry for a traffic violation on Leonard Road east of Red Haw Lane. When Slay re...
1/22 Back to school
It is that time again.  Caddo Parish will resume classes on August 13, 2012.  It is recommended that drivers begin to take notice of school zones in their area. School zones are usually marked by flashing overhead lights, safety cones or crossing guards. Speeds ...
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