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Caddo DA Raises Charges in Attack on Mail Carrier

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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Rapist sentenced to life jail term

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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Rapist sentenced to life jail term

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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Caddo DA Raises Charges in Attack on Mail Carrier

Caddo DA, Goodwill team up to help young adults

Young adults who have had a brush with the criminal justice system and want to bring their lives back into focus can now get help, thanks to the Caddo Parish District Attorney and Goodwill Industries. Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and Goodwill...

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Caddo DA Raises Charges in Attack on Mail Carrier

DA finds SPD has no conflict in James Green matter

The Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office has reviewed, upon request of the Shreveport Police Department, an incident at a local business June 2, 2020, that involved Shreveport City Council member James Green. The Office determined that SPD has no conflict and can...

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Caddo DA’s fourth free football camp begins, with a twist

Caddo DA’s fourth free football camp begins, with a twist

For the fourth year, Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. has provided a free Football Camp for deserving Northwest Louisiana youth. This year's camp began Monday, June 22, 2020, and with social distancing during the current COVID-19 pandemic in mind,...

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CADDO PARISH YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

CADDO PARISH YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP

Since my election as your District Attorney in 2015, my office has hosted several camps for kids. Through the generosity of sponsors, we have hosted free volleyball and soccer camps for kids, and, in conjunction with the Caddo Parish School Athletic Department, a free...

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Caddo DA Raises Charges in Attack on Mail Carrier

DA seeks citizen input on death cases

The Caddo Parish District Attorney's office asks for citizen assistance as it investigates cases of two citizens who allegedly died while in police custody. The Caddo Parish District Attorney received investigatory files from the Shreveport Police Department late...

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Rapist sentenced to life jail term

Teens face attempted murder charges

A trio of Shreveport teens face charges of attempted second-degree murder following a criminal attack that occurred in early May. Probable cause was found Monday, June 1, 2020, by Caddo Parish Juvenile Court Judge Ree Casey-Jones for attempted second-degree murder, as...

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