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Vivian Teen Nets Juvenile Life Sentence

Vivian Teen Nets Juvenile Life Sentence

A Vivian teenager convicted of a drive-by shooting at a party there that wounded two people was sentenced to juvenile life Monday, March 4, 2019, in Caddo Juvenile Court. Brandon Tyler was sentenced to incarceration until age 21 by Juvenile Court Judge Paul Young, who...

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Man Guilty of Several Rapes, Jury Finds

Man Guilty of Several Rapes, Jury Finds

A Shreveport man was found guilty of multiple rapes of a Shreveport woman, a Caddo Parish jury determined Friday, March 1, 2019. The three-man, nine-woman jury in District Judge Charles Tutt's courtroom determined that Travionne Dewayne Bradley, 20, raped his victim,...

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Crawford Suits Against Caddo DA and Coroner Dismissed

Crawford Suits Against Caddo DA and Coroner Dismissed

A federal lawsuit against the Caddo Parish District Attorney's and Caddo Parish Coroner's offices, filed by a man convicted of the death of year-old son six years ago, has been dismissed. The suit filed in 2017 by Rodricus Crawford, 31, was dismissed with prejudice by...

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Vivian Teen Convicted of Violent Crimes

Vivian Teen Convicted of Violent Crimes

A Vivian teenager involved in a drive-by shooting at a party in that north Caddo Parish town was convicted in Caddo Juvenile Court Monday, February 25, 2019, of wounding two complete strangers. The two people, a couple, were shot on December 23, 2018, by Brandon...

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Mandigo Sentenced for Part in McGee Slaying

Mandigo Sentenced for Part in McGee Slaying

A Shreveport teen who admitted to involvement in the November 3, 2018, slaying of pizza delivery driver Lester McGee, was sentenced to juvenile life Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Anthony Mandigo, 14, had pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery February...

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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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