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Caddo Grand Jury Returns True Bills

Caddo Grand Jury Returns True Bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned three true bills in its current session ending Wednesday, August 15, 2018, issuing one indictment for second-degree murder and two concerning sex crimes. Steve Derozal Williams, 46, of Shreveport, was indicted on a charge of...

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Shreveport Man Pleads Guilty to Indecent Act with Child

Shreveport Man Pleads Guilty to Indecent Act with Child

A Shreveport man pleaded guilty earlier this month in Caddo District Court to an indecent act with a child. Ezikiel Ruben, 65, of Shreveport, admitted to indecent behavior with a juvenile under age 13 Thursday, August 2, 2018. Shreveport Police Department officers...

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Massage Parlor Couple Plead Guilty in Caddo Court

Massage Parlor Couple Plead Guilty in Caddo Court

A man and his wife arrested on human trafficking charges a little over a year pleaded guilty this week in Caddo District Court. Defendant Linan Tian, 35, was accused, along with his wife, Bing Bing Li, of operating the Palm Asian Massage Parlor in Caddo Parish, as...

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Child Rapist Convicted in Caddo Court

Child Rapist Convicted in Caddo Court

A Shreveport man accused of a sexual attack on an 11-year-old girl in late 2016 was found guilty of third-degree rape of a victim under age 13 in a trial in Caddo District Court this week. Raheem Hassan Singleton, 22, was convicted Tuesday, July 24, 2018, by a...

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Caddo Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment

Caddo Grand Jury Returns Murder Indictment

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned one true bill during its current session, a July 18, 2018 indictment charging a Shreveport man in connection with a May slaying in Shreveport's Queensborough neighborhood. Steven Richardson, 51, has been charged with second-degree...

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Shreveport Man Guilty of Woman’s Battery

Shreveport Man Guilty of Woman’s Battery

A Shreveport man who choked and beat the mother of his three children faces up to eight years in prison and a $2,000 fine following his conviction in Caddo District Court Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Marvin Tremell Dixon, 29, was charged with second-degree battery for...

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Sex Felon Pleads to Bigamy Charge

Sex Felon Pleads to Bigamy Charge

A Shreveport man sentenced last year to five years in prison after his conviction in Caddo District Court for sex crimes against two teenaged girls pleaded guilty to another sex felony in the same court Monday, July 9, 2018. Jeffery Lamar Brooks, 40, was sentenced by...

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Man Pleads Guilty to Slaying Girlfriend in 2015

Man Pleads Guilty to Slaying Girlfriend in 2015

A man who shot and killed his girlfriend in November 2015 admitted to the slaying before a Caddo District Court judge Monday, July 9, 2018. Brett Wayne Burnley, 31, admitted that on November 27, 2015, he went to the home of a family friend and killed his girlfriend,...

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Texan Sentenced for Felonies, Sex Crime

Texan Sentenced for Felonies, Sex Crime

A Texan who pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court earlier this year to a sexual attack on a woman he followed home from a nightclub four years ago was sentenced to almost 40 years in prison Thursday, June 28. Jesus Martinez, 33, of Houston, was sentenced by District...

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Caddo Killer Sentenced to 50-Year Prison Term

Caddo Killer Sentenced to 50-Year Prison Term

A Shreveport man convicted of manslaughter by a Caddo Parish jury earlier this year was sentenced Thursday, June 28, 2018, to 50 years in prison. The term must be served without benefit of probation or suspension of sentence as a third felony offender. The sentence...

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