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DECEMBER 2018

12/24 Man who fled from deputies apprehended by Sheriff's K-9
Caddo Sheriff's deputies arrested a man and recovered stolen property following a pursuit tonight in south Caddo, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just before 5 p.m., Caddo Sheriff's Communications Officers relayed information to deputies that Shreveport Police wer...
12/23 Three people shot in Vivian
Three people were injured from gunfire in Vivian early this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Just after 2 a.m., deputies were called to North Caddo Memorial Hospital in Vivian where a 16-year-old boy arrived with a graze wound to the head. He was later transp...
12/19 CPSO seeks owner of livestock
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Stock Patrol picked up three horses and a mule Tuesday at King Oaks Loop and Joust Street. The livestock was transported to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office holding pen and will be sold at auction if the owner is not located ...
12/18 Women's firearms course features "Shoot/Don't Shoot" scenarios
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will hold a Women’s Firearms and Critical Decision Making course from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, December 26, at the Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy, 15639 Hwy. 1 South. This course is designed for women with a ...
12/18 Keithville man arrested for sex crimes involving juveniles
A Keithville man has been arrested for sex crimes involving juveniles, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Freddie Allen Yates, 70, of the 2600 block of Barron Road, was arrested at his residence today on a warrant obtained by Sheriff’s Detective Larry Pierce...
12/17 CPSO seeks owner of horse
A white horse was picked up by the Caddo Sheriff's Office on Willie Mays Street at Avocado Drive on December 16. The horse will be sold at auction if the owner is not located within 10 days. If you can help find the owner or provide more information contact Deputy G...
12/4 Caddo Sheriff announces promotion
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced the promotion of Doug Smith to sergeant today in a ceremony at the Re-Entry Facility on Forum Drive. The Sheriff also recognized several employees for their years of service. Smith is a 16-year deputy who has worked in Corrections, Pat...

NOVEMBER 2018

11/30 CPSO seeks owner of goat
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is looking for the owner of a billy goat found Thursday, November 29, in the 12900 block of Mailbox Road.  If the owner is not located within 10 days, the goat will be sold at auction. Anyone requesting further information can contact C...
11/30 Caddo Sheriff's Academy to graduate Monday
Graduation exercises for the 44th basic training class of the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, December 3, at Calvary Baptist Church, 9333 Linwood Avenue.  Sheriff Steve Prator will be the guest speaker. Nine agencies ...
11/30 Three arrested for stealing from employer
Three women were arrested for stealing from a business where they worked, said Sheriff Steve Prator. All three were cashiers at a local home improvement store. They are accused of stealing over $24,000 by conducting false returns. Caddo Sheriff’s Detective Mike K...
11/27 CPSO offers gun safety course for children receiving guns this Christmas
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 8 and 15.  All classes will be held a...
11/27 CPSO arrests two teens for car break-ins
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested two teens for committing multiple car burglaries in the Timberline and Deer Creek neighborhoods, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The burglaries occurred between November 6 and 10 and included neighborhoods both inside and outside the c...
11/27 CPSO seeks owners of two horses
The CPSO Stock Patrol picked up a red and white paint mare today in the 9300 block of Buncombe Road. Yesterday they picked up a brown gelding that was loose in the 9400 block of Hwy. 79. Both were transported to the CPSO holding pen and will be kept for 10 days while we atte...
11/16 Roads re-open in south Caddo
The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has announced the following road re-openings in south Caddo: Barron Road at Linwood  Southern Loop at Linwood   The following roads are still closed due to high water: Linwood from Tyre Road to Southern Loop L...
11/15 Lost pig looking for its owner
The Caddo Sheriff's Office is seeking the owner of a pot belly pig found Wednesday, November 14, in the 7200 block of Old Mooringsport Latex Road.    The pig was picked up by the Sheriff's Stock Patrol. It will be kept for 10 day before it...
11/13 Family rescued from flooded vehicle
A family including six children ages 8 to 16 was rescued this morning from the top of an SUV stranded on Linwood Avenue.   At 6:43 a.m., Caddo Deputy Kevin Calhoun was dispatched to Linwood Avenue and Barron Road where the Chevy Tahoe had been pushed off the road ...
11/12 Sheriff issues statement on Wallace Lake
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness is keeping a close eye on Wallace Lake as rain continues to fall in our area, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Earlier today, the National Weather Service said the gage on Wallace Lake currently ...
11/9 Shreveport man arrested for sexual battery of juvenile
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a man for sexually assaulting a young girl beginning when she was eight years old, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Gregory G. Cline, 52, of the 9900 block of Lowry Road, was arrested on two counts of sexual battery Wedne...
11/3 Man arrested for domestic abuse and kidnapping
A Shreveport man is in jail today for hitting, strangling, and kidnapping his wife, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The 29-year-old victim was at a cousin's house in the 2400 block of Coburn Avenue in north Shreveport Friday evening when her husband, Brione Carne...

OCTOBER 2018

10/31 Greenwood man arrested in double fatality
Caddo sheriff’s deputies have identified and arrested the driver who caused a crash that killed two people on October 17, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jessie Wade Disotell, 34, of Greenwood, was picked up in Desoto Parish Tuesday on a warrant charging him with two cou...
10/31 CPSO seeks owner of horse, announces auction for goat
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owner of a sorrel stud horse found in the 4600 block of Bullen Street in Shreveport on Tuesday. It was picked up by the Caddo Sheriff’s Livestock Patrol and taken to the Sheriff’s Office holding pen. If th...
10/26 CPSO seeks info in bank fraud case
A traveling ring of bandits is believed responsible for more than $70,000 in debit card fraud that claimed victims in Shreveport-Bossier, New Orleans, and Dallas, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Fraud investigators from a local bank recently advised the Sheriff’s Office ...
10/26 Law enforcement to hold Drug Take Back event TOMORROW
REMINDER!! Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator said citizens can dispose of unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, October 27, at Sheriff's Safety Town. The Sheriff’s Office, Shreveport Police, Louisiana State Police Troop G, and the DEA will be collecting old, unwa...
10/24 CPSO seeks owner of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owner of two horses found in north Shreveport today. A brown gelding and a paint gelding were found running in the 6400 block of Hwy. One. They were picked up by the Caddo Sheriff’s Livestock Patrol and taken...
10/18 CPSO investigates double fatality
Two people were killed in a crash on Hwy. 80 Wednesday night, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator.   Witnesses reported that around 9 p.m. a Toyota RAV4 was traveling westbound when the driver tried to pass a pickup truck and hit an eastbound Pontiac Vibe head on.&nbs...
10/16 18-wheeler flips, blocking I-220
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies were called to a wreck on I-220 early this morning which impacted traffic for nearly 12 hours, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Around 3 a.m., Vincent Wallace, 53, of Little Rock was driving an 18-wheeler for MPV Express headed westbound near the ...
10/12 Man dies after being stabbed
A man died after being stabbed during an altercation on North Lakeshore earlier this morning, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 4600 block of North Lakeshore just before 5 a.m. today. They found a woman attempting CPR on a ma...
10/11 CPSO investigating fatal crash
Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred earlier this morning in the 6400 block of Colquitt Road, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   A Nissan Pathfinder was traveling southbound on Colquitt around 5:50 a.m. when the driver went off th...
10/9 Keithville woman arrested with suitcase full of marijuana
A Keithville woman was arrested on drug charges Monday after she was found with a suitcase full of marijuana, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Patrol deputies were called to the 1000 block of Riding Club Lane for a family matter involving Heather Mayberry, 33, and a j...
10/7 Man dies in ATV crash
Caddo Sheriff's detectives are investigating an ATV crash that left one man dead on Saturday, said Caddo Sheriff Seve Prator. Caddo Sheriff's Patrol deputies and Fire District #3 responded to the 8600 block of Beavers Nest about 9:30 p.m. after receiving a 91...
10/4 North Caddo teacher dies in crash
A teacher and football coach at North Caddo Magnet High died in a two-vehicle crash earlier today, said Sheriff Steve Prator. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Les Mason, 56, of Vivian, was traveling south on Hwy. 1 when the driver of a Caddo Parish Public Works dump truck pul...
10/4 Caddo Sheriff's Office to hold recruitment event this Saturday
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a Recruitment Event from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, at Sheriff’s Safety Town. Safety Town is located at 8910 Jewella Avenue on the west side of Summer Grove Baptist Church in Shreveport. The...
10/3 Caddo Sheriff's Office to host AARP Smart Driver Course
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will host an AARP Smart Driver course on Friday, October 26, 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 ma...
10/2 Sheriff promotes two in ceremony this morning
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator promoted two deputies today during a ceremony at the Northwest Re-Entry Facility. Ryan Dibler, a 17-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, was promoted to sergeant in Security at the Caddo Correctional Center. Dibler has also worked in the ...

SEPTEMBER 2018

9/30 Wrecks close I-49 for short period today
Rainy conditions and driving too fast are believed to be the causes of a crash on I-49 earlier today. Richard Procell, 50, of Bossier City, was headed northbound on the interstate near Southern Loop when his vehicle hydroplaned, and he lost control, said Caddo Sherif...
9/27 Mooringsport woman arrested for exposing unborn baby to meth
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Mooringsport woman for exposing her unborn baby to methamphetamines, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Rebecca Lynn Blevins, 32, was arrested this week after an investigation by Detective Jacob Bergren and the Youth Services Division. ...
9/26 Man arrested for raping a child
A Shreveport man has been arrested for the rape of a 10-year-old child, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Jatavius Atkins, 21, of Shreveport was arrested following an investigation by Sheriff’s Detective Chris Ardoin. The victim disclosed to detectives, she was touch...
9/26 Three in custody for late night home invasion
A quick response by deputies led to the capture of three teenaged males for their involvement in an armed home invasion in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.  Last night around 9:30 p.m., a woman with her 8 year old son reported a home invasion at 83...
9/25 CPSO seeks owners of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking of the owners of two horses found in north Shreveport today. A bare mare was found in a church parking lot in the 2400 block of David Raines, and a Palomino Colt was found running near Hawkins and Garden streets. Both wer...
9/24 Caddo Sheriff to hold recruiting event
The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Personnel Division will hold a recruitment event from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, at Sheriff’s Safety Town. Safety Town is located at 8910 Jewella Avenue on the west side of Summer Grove Baptist Church in Shreveport. &nb...
9/24 Keithville man arrested for sex crimes involving juvenile
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Keithville man for the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl, said Sheriff Steve Prator. Jackie Ray Webb, 60, of the 900  block of Barron Road, was arrested on Friday following an investigation by Det. Jacob Bergre...
9/24 Sheriff's Safety Town celebrates 10 years
Sheriff’s Safety Town in Caddo Parish is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! We’re marking the occasion by partnering with the Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier for its annual Super Safety Saturday event from 9 a.m. until noon this Saturday, September 29, at S...
9/20 Caddo Sheriff opens range for sighting rifles
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is making the range at the Caddo Sheriff's Regional Training Academy available to the public for sighting in rifles for the upcoming hunting season. Five days have been designated for the public to make use of the facility: October 6, 13, 24...
9/20 Caddo Sheriff to host Hunter Safety Field Day
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator will provide two opportunities in October to complete Hunter Safety Education at the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. Participants can choose either October 6 or 20 to attend Field Day at the Academy, but before attending, studen...
9/18 CPSO seeks owner of horse
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner a horse found in north Shreveport today. The Livestock Patrol was called to the 1700 block of Boykin Boulevard for a sorrel mare with a pink halter that was loose in the area. When the deputy arrived, the ho...
9/14 CPSO investigating fatal crash
Two suspects who fled the scene of a burglary earlier this evening were involved in a crash that left one of them dead, said Sheriff Steve Prator. The incident began just after 6 p.m. when a woman arrived at her house in the 17000 block of Munnerlyn Chapel Road ...
9/14 Texas man arrested for making fake checks
A Texas man was arrested on Wednesday after he tried to cash a counterfeit check at a local bank, said Sheriff Steve Prator.   Brandon Colby Jones, 26, of New Summerfield, Texas, walked into a bank in the 2500 block of Bert Kouns and tried to cash a fake check for...
9/13 Elderly victim almost loses thousands to scammers
The scams just keep a comin’, but thankfully one elderly Caddo Parish woman was able to get her money back before it was mailed off to a crook on Wednesday, said Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator. The 80-year-old Shreveport woman was contacted on the phone by someone who c...
9/12 CPSO seeks owners of horses
The Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner(s) of two horses found in south Shreveport this past week. On September 5, a bay mare and a black and white mare were picked up in the 6300 block of Colquitt Road. The horses are being held by the Ca...
9/12 Caddo Sheriff hosts sniper school
Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator is hosting a law enforcement sniper school this week at the Caddo Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy. The 40-hour course is for designated marksmen who are essential in law enforcement’s response to calls involving active shooters, ...
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