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Murderer convicted in bench trial

A Shreveport man who killed a man after a parking dispute was found guilty of second-degree murder in a bench trial in Caddo District Court Tuesday, July 6, 2021. District Judge Chris Victory found defendant Ronald Berry Parker, 67, guilty as charged of killing...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns 9 true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned nine indictments on June 30, 2021, five for second-degree murder, one for manslaughter and three for rapes of varying degrees and associated sex crimes. Three separate indictments for murder and armed robbery are in connection with...

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Rapist given two life terms-plus for sex crimes

A man convicted of numerous sex charges in early May was sentenced in Caddo District Court this week. Gentry Elvridge Vinson of Baton Rouge, 52, received two life sentences Monday, June 28, 2021 from District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. Each sentence is to be served at...

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Caddo deputy indicted for in-custody death

A Caddo Parish Sheriff's deputy was indicted June 30, 2021, by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury, stemming from the death of a man in custody earlier this year. Caddo Parish Sheriff Deputy Ryan Chapman was indicted by a Caddo Parish Grand Jury for one count of malfeasance...

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Convicted felon sentenced to 150 years in prison

A Shreveport man convicted earlier this year of trying to kill two people in December 2017 was sentenced to 150 years in prison in Caddo District Court this week. Carlos Martel Lynn Smith, 43, was sentenced Wednesday, June 16, 2021, to 75 years on each count, with the...

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