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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Caddo Grand Jury returns true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned several true bills on Friday, May 28, 2021. Devontey Bouya, 24, of Shreveport, is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the February 11, 2021 slaying of Treyshun Bogan. Bogan, 24, was shot following an altercation on...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Teen nets juvenile life sentence for crime spree

A Shreveport teen was sentenced to juvenile life in prison after pleading guilty in Caddo Parish Juvenile Court Thursday, May 27, 2021, to an armed robbery earlier this year. Traylon Johnson, 17, received the sentence  —  incarceration until age 21  —  from Juvenile...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Shreveport man guilty of 2016 I-49 murder

A Caddo Parish jury found a Shreveport man guilty of second-degree murder in connection with a random automatic rifle fusillade on Interstate 49 in central Shreveport five years ago. The six-man, six-woman jury in District Judge Ramona Emanuel's court deliberated...

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Man faces life in prison after rape conviction

Man faces life in prison after rape conviction

A man convicted Friday, May 21, 2021 of forcing a child to perform oral sex on him faces life in prison after a Caddo Parish jury found him guilty as charged. Broderick Dewayne Crawford, 38, was convicted of first-degree rape unanimously by the seven-man, five-woman...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Man convicted of numerous sex charges

A Baton Rouge man tried in Caddo District Court this week faces a life sentence and then some, after the jury unanimously found him guilty as charged on all of five separate sex crime charges Friday, May 7, 2021. Gentry Elvridge Vinson, 52, faces mandatory life...

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Man faces life in prison after rape conviction

Caddo Grand Jury returns five true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned five indictments Thursday, April 29, 2021. Of these, four were for second-degree murder. One was for failure to report a murder and assisting in it after-the-fact. Jamarzia Devon Leonard, 27, of Shreveport, is charged with the...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Shreveporter nets 10-year sentence for domestic violence

A Shreveport man with a long history of domestic violence pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court this week and must serve a decade behind bars. District Judge Chris Victory handed down the 10-year term for a fourth-offense domestic battery to Jevorish Dewayne Dennis,...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Shreveporter guilty of 2018 slaying

A Shreveport man charged in connection with the death of a man on North Lakeshore Drive in late 2018 was found guilty of negligent homicide in a Caddo District Court trial that concluded Friday, April 23, 2021. Austin Wade Boyd, 29, of Shreveport, was found guilty of...

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Armed robbery, aggravated battery convictions net 40-year sentence

Shreveporter guilty of liquor robbery

A Shreveport man who robbed a liquor store delivery man of a case of cognac last fall was convicted in Caddo District Court Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Jamar Dewayne Trotter, 24, was found guilty of armed robbery by the three-man, nine-woman jury in District Judge Donald...

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