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Caddo Man Indicted on Five Rape Charges

Caddo Man Indicted on Five Rape Charges

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury indicted a local man Thursday, May 18, 2017, on five counts of first-degree rape. Details of the charges against Shavaygo V’Shun Washington, 18, of Shreveport, were not available as the indictment was issued under seal. This is due to...

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Shreveporter Sentenced After Sex Crime Guilty Plea

A Shreveport man who pleaded guilty last April to attempted aggravated rape received the maximum possible sentence when he appeared back before a Caddo Parish judge Monday, May 8, 2017. Cordero Ewing, 28, was sentenced to 30 years in prison without benefit of...

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Chronic Domestic Abuser Convicted in Caddo Court

Following a four-day trial, a Caddo Parish District Court jury has convicted Trevor Arsenio Edden of Shreveport, 27, of domestic abuse battery following his fifth offense. The four-man, eight woman jury in District Judge Ramona Emanuel’s courtroom delivered its...

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Area Man Guilty of Molestation

A local man was found guilty Tuesday, May 2, 2017, of molestation of a juvenile under the age of 13. James Hardy Pitman, 40, opted for a bench trial in Caddo District Court, before District Judge Brady D. O’Callaghan. Pitman, of Bossier City, was accused of...

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Caddo Gun Buy-Back to Reschedule

A second installment of this year’s successful Caddo Parish District Attorney, Sheriff and Commission gun buy-back must be rescheduled due to conflicts with other parish events taking place the planned date, May 6, 2017. As soon as a new date is set, a release...

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In the News

DA Believes Perceptions of His Office Have Improved

DA Believes Perceptions of His Office Have Improved

Caddo District Attorney James Stewart set some big goals when he was sworn into office Dec. 29, 2015. The former judge recently took time to sit down with KSLA News 12 to reflect on his first year in office. “What I came here to do was establish professionalism,...

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New Truancy Program Could Reduce Crime

Organizers of a new Caddo Parish program aiming to combat truancy hope that it will also help reduce juvenile crime. The Truancy Assistance Service Center opened Aug. 10 in Caddo School’s Welfare and Attendance Center, in the 1600 block of Murphy Street. TASC serves...

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