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Caddo Grand Jury Returns Two True Bills

Caddo Grand Jury Returns Two True Bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned two true bills for the prosecution Wednesday, April 18, 2018. One alleges that Adrian L. Jones, 43, of Shreveport, committed an aggravated rape of a victim under 13 years of age. The other charges that Furlonzo R. Moran, 26, of...

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Shreveport Man Convicted of Aggravated Incest

Shreveport Man Convicted of Aggravated Incest

A Shreveport man accused of sexual attacks on a family member over most of the first decade of this century, leading to a pregnancy, was found guilty in a jury trial in Caddo District Court Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Kevin Jerome Myles, 42, was convicted of aggravated...

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Calvin Broadway Found Guilty of Battery

Calvin Broadway Found Guilty of Battery

A Shreveport man with a long criminal history released from prison early on a prior conviction was found guilty of second-degree battery in a trial Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Caddo District Court. Calvin Lee Broadway, 62, was convicted as a habitual offender in 1995...

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Jefferson Davis Convicted of Sex Crimes

Jefferson Davis Convicted of Sex Crimes

A 67-year-old Shreveport man was convicted in Caddo District Court Tuesday, April 10, 2018, of sex crimes against a juvenile. Jefferson Davis Jr. went on trial Monday, April 9, 2018, in District Judge Katherine Dorroh's courtroom. The eight-woman, four-man jury...

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Caddo Parish Opens Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Caddo Parish Opens Crime Victims’ Rights Week

District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. and Sheriff Steve Prator, Caddo parish's top elected law enforcement officials, keynoted the opening of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week locally Monday, April 9, 2018, on the Texas Street steps of the Caddo Parish Courthouse....

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Caddo Parish to mark Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Caddo Parish to mark Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Caddo Parish officials will take part in activities associated with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 8-14, 2018, as well as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The theme for National Crime Victims’ Rights Week this year is "Expand the Circle: Reach All Victims."...

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Samuels Found Guilty in 2016 Slaying

Samuels Found Guilty in 2016 Slaying

A Shreveport man who fired shots at three people in Queensborough in 2016, killing a teen, was found guilty of manslaughter Monday, March 26, 2018, by a Caddo Parish jury. Sir'detrick Lomone Samuels, 20, was convicted of manslaughter in the slaying of Tremon Jackson,...

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Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Attacks

Man Pleads Guilty to 2014 Attacks

A man charged with following a woman home from a nightclub four years ago and attempting to rape her pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Jesus Martinez, 33, of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty as charged to home invasion, second-degree...

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Taylor Pleads Guilty to 2016 Slaying

Taylor Pleads Guilty to 2016 Slaying

A man facing a possible mandatory life sentence if convicted of second-degree murder instead confessed to manslaughter before a Caddo Parish district judge Monday, March 19, 2018. James Taylor III, 20, of Vivian, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the March 30, 2016,...

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Shreveporter Nets 80 Year Term in 2015 Murder Attempt

Shreveporter Nets 80 Year Term in 2015 Murder Attempt

A man convicted in Caddo District Court in December after he stabbed his girlfriend six times and left her to die on a city street has been sentenced to 80 years in prison. Adam Laray Martin, 25, convicted of attempted second-degree murder December 7, 2017, had faced...

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