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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Woman convicted of firearms offense

A woman accused of threatening a former supervisor with a gun earlier this year was convicted in Caddo District Court Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Amberneshia Alexus Leonard, 25, was found guilty of attempted aggravated assault with a firearm through a unanimous vote of...

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Fair shooting suspect, teen, may face adult charges

Fair shooting suspect, teen, may face adult charges

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. announces that a Shreveport teen involved in a shooting incident at the Louisiana State Fair earlier this month can face grand jury indictment as an adult for second-degree murder. A Continued Custody hearing was...

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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Man convicted of first-degree rape

A man who raped a female relative in Caddo Parish was judged guilty in Caddo District Court Friday, November 19, 2021, and faces life in prison at hard labor without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. Greg Alan Salard, 60, of Mountain View,...

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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Caddo Grand Jury returns seven true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned seven true bills in its latest session, Thursday, November 18, 2021. Four of the indictments were for second-degree murder, one for manslaughter, one for illegal possession of stolen things, and one for theft of a motor vehicle....

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Fair shooting suspect, teen, may face adult charges

Third Caddo teen faces adult prosecution

A third Caddo Parish teenager involved in recent firearms slayings will face indictment and prosecution as an adult, District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. says. A continued custody hearing in Caddo Juvenile Court on November 8, 2021, determined that the prosecution...

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Fair shooting suspect, teen, may face adult charges

Slayer pleads guilty to killing, attempt

A Shreveport man accused of murder in Caddo Parish pleaded guilty to manslaughter and attempted murder before Caddo District Judge John D, Mosley Jr. Thursday, November 4, 2021. Louis Lopez Graves, 43, pleaded guilty as a second felony offender in connection with the...

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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Shreveport man gets 65 year sentence for crime spree

A Shreveport man must serve 65 years in prison after pleading guilty to a recent homicide, attempted homicide and robberies. Demaria Lewesly Jefferson, 20, was sentenced by Caddo District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. Monday, October 25, 2021, to 40 years at hard labor for...

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Fair shooting suspect, teen, may face adult charges

Seven indicted for murders, other crimes

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury handed up five indictments Wednesday, October 20, 2021, charging five men in connection with three second-degree murders and two people for failure to report crimes. Those charged with the homicides were Anderito Parnell Smith Jr. and...

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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Shreveporter guilty of felony DWI

A Shreveport man was convicted of felony fourth-DWI in a trial that concluded Wednesday, October 20, 2021, in Caddo District Court. The four-woman, two-man jury in District Judge Chris Victory's courtroom found Ethan Chumley, 42, guilty-as-charged in a trial that...

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Woman convicted of firearms offense

Shreveport man convicted for 2017 slaying

A man accused of killing another man while intervening in a fight between his girlfriend and other women almost four years ago, was found guilty in Caddo District Court Friday, October 15, 2021, of manslaughter. Johnathan Trayvon Kelly, 25, fled the jurisdiction...

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