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Caddo DA to Appeal Light Sentence Meted to Teen

Caddo DA to Appeal Light Sentence Meted to Teen

Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. plans to appeal a light sentence given to a teen Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in Caddo Juvenile Court in the case of an admitted violent crime against an elderly couple in late 2018. Defendant Antonio Bernard Smith,...

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Shreveporter Convicted in 2017 Rape

Shreveporter Convicted in 2017 Rape

A Shreveport man accused of raping a woman in the summer of 2017 was convicted Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in Caddo District Judge Katherine Dorroh's courtroom. The seven-man, five-woman jury deliberated about an hour before returning with a unanimous verdict that...

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Shreveport Man Guilty of Drug, Weapons Charges

Shreveport Man Guilty of Drug, Weapons Charges

A Shreveport man accused of attempting to sell methamphetamine and carrying a weapon despite being a felon was convicted Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in Caddo District Court. Jurors in Caddo District Judge Erin Leigh Waddell Garrett's courtroom deliberated only 25...

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Local Teen Sentenced to Juvenile Life

Local Teen Sentenced to Juvenile Life

A Shreveport teen admitted to a Caddo Juvenile Court judge Tuesday, February 5, 2019, that he committed an armed robbery in late December. Jeremiah Jamar Foster, 16, had been charged with beating and robbing the victim at knifepoint near the Family Dollar Store at...

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Negligent Parent Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to 30 Days

Negligent Parent Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to 30 Days

A Shreveport woman who failed to send her two children to school almost two years pleaded guilty in Caddo Parish Juvenile Court January 31, 2019, to improper supervision. Fathimah Slack, 35, appeared before Caddo Juvenile Judge Paul Young and admitted she failed to...

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Robinson Pleads Guilty to Facebook Slaying

Robinson Pleads Guilty to Facebook Slaying

A man arrested following a streaming video slaying of a female acquaintance pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and several related accounts of attempted first-degree murder Thursday, January 24, 2019, in Caddo District Court. Johnathan Tremaine Robinson, 37,...

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Accused Payne Killers Make Initial Court Appearance

Accused Payne Killers Make Initial Court Appearance

Three Shreveport men arrested in connection with the death of Shreveport Police officer Chatéri Alyse Payne have made their initial court appearance. Tre’veon Demarcus Anderson, 26; Lawrence Guydell Pierre II, 21; and Glenn Montreal Frierson, 38, made their initial...

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Shreveport Man Guilty of Domestic Abuse Assault

Shreveport Man Guilty of Domestic Abuse Assault

A Shreveport man charged with three weapons charges tied to domestic abuse of a female acquaintance, was found guilty in Caddo District Court Thursday, January 17, 2019. The eight-woman, four-man jury in District Judge John D. Mosely Jr.'s court determined that on...

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Bicyclist Convicted of Gun Charge

Bicyclist Convicted of Gun Charge

A bicyclist arrested in Cedar Grove in June 2017 when he was found to be in illegal possession of a firearm after a foot chase by officers was convicted in Caddo District Court Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Leavern Johnson III, 23 of Shreveport, was cycling on the wrong...

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