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2020 SBA Liberty Bell Award Recipient

2020 SBA Liberty Bell Award Recipient

 On Wednesday, September 23, the Shreveport Bar Association presented D.A. James E. Stewart Sr. with its annual Liberty Bell Award. The Liberty Bell Award is awarded each year to an individual outside of the legal profession who has made significant contributions to...

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Caddo DA seeks information on no-show students

Caddo DA seeks information on no-show students

The Caddo Parish District Attorney's office notes that a number of the parish's elementary students are enrolled in school but have not participated in person or in virtual school. Members of the public who know the whereabouts of the school-aged child or children of...

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Caddo DA seeks information on no-show students

Caddo Grand Jury indicts four SPD officers

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury on Friday, September 18, 2020, returned indictments against four Shreveport Police Department officers in connection with the April 5, 2020 death of Tommie Dale McGlothen Jr. Treona McCarter, Brian Ross, D’Marea Johnson and James LeClare,...

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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 DA seeks information on no-show students

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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