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Shreveport Man Given Life Sentence on Rape Conviction

Shreveport Man Given Life Sentence on Rape Conviction

A Shreveport man convicted last month of raping a woman he had met online was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Caddo District Court. Jerome Jaroid Richardson, 24, was convicted March 13, 2019, of the first-degree rape of a woman he met July 7,...

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Shreveport Man Convicted of Meth Possession

Shreveport Man Convicted of Meth Possession

A Shreveport man arrested in Broadmoor in February 2018 with methamphetamine was convicted of possession of the illegal drug Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Caddo District Court. Robert Bradley Brown, 36, was found guilty as charged by the two-man, four-woman jury in...

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Mira Man Pleads to Infirmed Cruelty Charge

Mira Man Pleads to Infirmed Cruelty Charge

A north Caddo Parish man arrested last summer after failing to seek help for his infirm wife pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court last week. Johnny Wayne Essary, 67, of Mira, was sentenced to 16 months in jail by District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. Wednesday, April 3,...

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Caddo DA Declines Review of Anthony Childs dDeath

Caddo DA Declines Review of Anthony Childs dDeath

The Caddo Parish District Attorney has declined to review the February 5, 2019 death of a Shreveport man during an armed confrontation with a Shreveport police officer in early February. "The Caddo Parish Coroner having found the death of Anthony Childs to be a...

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Shreveport Man Guilty of Sex Crime

Shreveport Man Guilty of Sex Crime

A Caddo Parish jury on Thursday, March 21, 2019, found a Shreveport man guilty of a sex crime against a juvenile. Following four days of trial, the one-man, five-woman jury unanimously determined, after one hour of deliberation, that Clay Joshua Travers, 36, committed...

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In the News

The First Truckload of Uniforms are Delivered

The First Truckload of Uniforms are Delivered

District Attorney James E. Stewart and Heather Porter Price deliver to Volunteers for Youth Justice the first truckload of “Uniforms for Kids”. District Attorney James E. Stewart thanks the community for the overwhelming response. There is still time for you to drop...

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Uniforms for Kid’s Program

Uniforms for Kid’s Program

DA Stewart and Mark Porter announce on KSLA TV channel 12  “Uniforms for Kids”, a new program where gently used or new uniforms can be donated at any Porters Cleaners location for a free cleaning and distribution to those that need uniforms by the Volunteers for Youth...

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Caddo DA Program Selected as National Model

Caddo DA Program Selected as National Model

The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Pretrial Diversion Program offers lower-risk defendants to take part in comprehensive rehabilitation. Launched by DA Stewart and Chief Deputy District Attorney Wilbert Pryor, it offers defendants a second chance while holding them...

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