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Quarantines, virus battle spur domestic violence

Quarantines, virus battle spur domestic violence

District Attorney’s response to abusers: “Justice is in full swing” With couples and families forced into close quarters through quarantines and social distancing, domestic violence cases are on the rise, the Caddo Parish District Attorney's office warns. "With...

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Operations Update

Operations Update

Nothing is more important to me than your health and safety.  Since Thursday, both you and I have awaited decisions from the Caddo Parish judges as to how our courts would proceed. Yesterday, the District Court judges and Juvenile Court judges separately made...

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COVID-19 Update March 15th

COVID-19 Update March 15th

The First Judicial District Court, Caddo Parish Juvenile Court, and the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office will be open and functioning as normal on Monday, March 16th. If you were scheduled to appear, please do so. We are closely monitoring the situation, and...

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Focus on Youth and Families

Focus on Youth and Families

Since his election as Caddo Parish District Attorney four years ago, retired Judge James E. Stewart Sr. has begun or expanded programs and services that greatly impact youth and families. “District Attorney Stewart made focusing on juvenile court his top priority when...

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Shreveporter guilty of armed robbery, aggravated battery

Shreveporter guilty of armed robbery, aggravated battery

A Shreveport man with the street name "Sockhead" was convicted of armed robbery and aggravated battery, both with a firearm, Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Caddo District Court. The six-man, six-woman jury in District Judge Ramona Emanuel's courtroom determined after...

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Shreveporter guilty of armed robbery, aggravated battery

Man convicted on two attempted murder counts

A Shreveport man was found guilty Wednesday, February 26, 2020, in Caddo District Court of two attempted first-degree murders stemming from attacks on police officers in the summer of 2018. Isaiah Martin, 21, was found guilty as charged by the four-man, eight-woman...

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Shreveporter guilty of armed robbery, aggravated battery

North Caddo man convicted of burglary try

An Ida man was convicted of attempted simple burglary Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in Caddo District Court. The five-woman, one-man jury in District Judge Charles Tutt's courtroom deliberated 45 minutes before returning with its verdict that Joshua Dean Martin, 23,...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns three true bills

Caddo Grand Jury returns three true bills

The Grand Jury of Caddo Parish returned three indictments on February 11, 2020. Ta’darious Terrell Upshaw, 19, of Shreveport, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the slaying of Kynsley Robinson and assault by drive-by shooting in connection with a...

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Shreveporter guilty of armed robbery, aggravated battery

Shreveport man convicted on drug, firearm counts

A Shreveport man faces decades in jail and hefty fines after his conviction on drug and firearm charges Tuesday, February 11, 2020, in Caddo District Court. When David Pomeroy Williams, 48, returns to face District Judge Erin Leigh Waddell Garrett on April 30, 2020,...

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