Press Releases

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MAY 2018

5/31 Couple leaves young children alone while getting their marriage license
A 10-month-old baby boy and a 4-year-old boy were left alone in car with the air conditioner running while their parents were inside the Caddo Parish Courthouse getting a marriage license. Caddo deputies were alerted to the situation by a courthouse employee who saw the c...
5/31 Four suspects connected to break-in at Vivian business
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives have arrested several suspects in connection with the theft of multiple vehicles from a business in Vivian earlier this month, said Sheriff Steve Prator. On May 20, Vivian Police received a report that eight vehicles were stolen during a b...
5/30 Women arrested with illegal drugs in car
Three women were arrested on drug charges Tuesday after Caddo Sheriff’s patrol deputies found a large amount of suspected narcotics in their vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Deputies were called to a store at 4901 Northport Blvd. in reference to possible illegal ...
5/27 Vivian man arrested in connection with traffic fatality
A Vivian man was arrested Saturday in connection with a traffic crash that left a woman dead, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Daniel McBride and his passenger, Sonja Martin, were traveling west on Georgia Street when McBride failed to yield to a vehicle that had the ...
5/25 Caddo to appeal denial of federal disaster aid; Sheriff asks citizens to report tornado damage
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness is asking all homeowners and businesses who received damage from the April 14 tornado to report the damage if they have not already done so.  A damage assessment conducted by the Federal...
5/25 CPSO seeks owner of sheep
The Caddo Sheriff's Stock Patrol picked up a sheep in the 5800 block of Greenwood Road today. If you can help locate the owner, contact Cpl. Gary Bailey at 681-1120. If the owner is not located, the sheep will he sold at auction.
5/24 Two arrested in joint financial crimes investigation
Two men are in jail today for their involvement in crimes that netted over $143,000 through fraudulent wire transfers, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Patrick Tayon Babila, 33, and Thadius Pugh, 34, were arrested on Tuesday following a joint investigation by the Cadd...
5/24 Caddo Sheriff offers concealed carry class
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is offering state-required training 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.m. to ...
5/24 CPSO investigating Vivian shooting
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that left a Vivian man injured Wednesday night, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jason Davis, 32,  was shot in the leg while standing at the intersection of West Mississippi and North Hickory streets around 7:...
5/22 Update: Suspect Identified/Caddo Sheriff's Office seeks man in connection with multiple investigation
Update: The Caddo Sheriff's Office has obtained a warrant for the arrest of 20-year-old Francisco Davis, seen in the attached photos. Davis is wanted for aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a police officer. Additional charges are pending. Anyone with infor...
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...
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