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Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

The Caddo Parish District Attorney's office and the Caddo Parish Court House will be closed Thursday, August 27, 2020, as a precaution due to Hurricane Laura. Normal operations will resume Friday, August 28, 2020, weather and circumstances allowing.

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Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

DA Stewart to meet with area pastors

Area media are invited to attend a lunch meeting Wednesday, August 26, 2020, that Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. will hold with local pastors. The noon event will be at Broadmoor Baptist Church, 4110 Youree Drive, and will have as its theme "Unity...

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2020-2021 School Year

2020-2021 School Year

Today marks the first day of school in Caddo Parish. Last Monday, Caddo Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree and I addressed attendance requirements of the upcoming school year. I thank Dr. Goree for the opportunity to help address the many questions and...

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Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

A Caddo Parish driver was convicted Thursday, August 20, 2020, in Caddo District Court, of aggravated flight from an officer stemming from an attempted traffic stop almost a year ago. Glen L. Merrell, 41, was found guilty as charged by the eight-man, four-woman jury...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns sex crime indictments

Caddo Grand Jury returns sex crime indictments

The Grand Jury of Caddo Parish returned three indictments Thursday, August 20, 2020, all dealing with sex crimes. One indictment, State vs. Oscar Abraham Gonzalez, charges the 19-year-old Haughton man with first-degree rape. He has docket number 375292, with...

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Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

Shreveport man convicted on juvenile sex charges

A Shreveport man who photographed himself and his wife engaging in simulated sex acts in front of tender-age children was found guilty in Caddo District Court Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Tony Darrell James, 34, faces a sentence of up to 25 years in prison when he...

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Shreveporter to serve 20 years for attack on woman

A Shreveport man who attacked the mother of his child and then pointed a gun at her while she held the infant was sentenced in Caddo District Court Thursday, August 13, 2020. Jeremy Jamaine Taylor, 32, was sentenced to 20 years in prison at hard labor by District...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns sex crime indictments

Caddo DA Raises Charges in Attack on Mail Carrier

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. has upgraded charges against a teen who attacked a mail carrier earlier this month. "Many of you have expressed concern regarding the July 11 attack on a mail carrier in the Captain Shreve neighborhood," DA Stewart...

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Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

Rapist sentenced to life jail term

A Shreveport man convicted in Caddo District Court in March for several rapes was sentenced Tuesday, July 21, 2020, to life in prison. For his conviction on a charge of aggravated rape, Pernell Antonio Raphiel Washington, 28, received the life sentence. In connection...

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Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

July 2020 Grand Jury returns revealed

A murder, participation in an attempted armed robbery and aggravated rape, the first by a trio of men and the last two the separate acts of single persons, are the indictments handed up by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury Tuesday, July 21, 2020. Roszereo Lajuan Seamster...

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