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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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Caddo Offices Plan Gun Buy-Back Reprise

Caddo Offices Plan Gun Buy-Back Reprise

Building on the success of a similar venture earlier this year, the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s and Caddo Parish Sheriff’s offices, along with the Caddo Parish Commission, plan to hold a gun buy-back in early May. “Plans are well underway for...

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Fredieu Guilty on All Counts

Fredieu Guilty on All Counts

A man accused of killing one woman and wounding two others during a rampage in 2015 was found guilty on all counts by a Caddo Parish jury Friday, April 21, 2017. Sherman Fredieu Jr., 30, of Bossier City, faces a mandatory life sentence upon his return to District...

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Take the Time to Protect a Child

Take the Time to Protect a Child

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time set aside each year to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. It also is a month where people are urged to promote the social and emotional...

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