Latonya L. Dillard, 32, of the 2700 block of Randolph Street, was arrested Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Shreveport police detective Daniel Albrecht for the charge Improper Supervision of a Minor.

The action follows a policy established by Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. one year ago when he announced efforts to work with law enforcements officials and the Caddo Parish School System with regard to curfew violations, truancy and other legal-educational issues.

“As I promised to the citizens of Caddo Parish, it is time for parents who neglect their duty to supervise their children to be held responsible for the criminal activity of their children,” District Attorney Stewart said.

According to the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s office, Dillard’s two children, boys aged 12 and 10 years old, are believed to have committed 12 crimes within the last eight months, including the burglaries of a local business on successive nights during city curfew hours.

If convicted as charged, Dillard faces a maximum penalty of a $250 fine for each offense and 30 days in jail.