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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

A Shreveport man was convicted Friday, July 30, 2021, of an armed robbery that occurred in early 2019. Marquis Quatreal Moss, 32, faced trial before Caddo District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. The three-man, nine-woman jury determined that Moss entered the parked vehicle...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns six true bills

Caddo Grand Jury returns six true bills

Murder, rape and other felonies form the substance of six true bills returned against four Shreveport men by the Caddo Parish Grand Jury Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Joseph Lee Smith, 33, was charged with second-degree murder, aggravated battery and obstruction of...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

New Orleans man convicted of burglary

A New Orleans man caught breaking and entering a Shreveport business last September was convicted in Caddo District Court Thursday, July 15, 2021. Randolph William Myrick, 44, was convicted of simple burglary by the three-man, three-woman jury in District Judge Donald...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Man pleads guilty to juvenile cruelty, unauthorized entry

A Shreveport man pleaded guilty to cruelty to his son and unauthorized entry, even as jurors were being empaneled, in Caddo District Court Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Mark Jointer, 54, admitted guilt before District Judge Donald Hathaway Jr., in connection with family...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Shreveporter guilty of vehicular homicide

A Shreveport man who barreled his SUV through a busy south Shreveport intersection last summer while inebriated, killing the driver of a vehicle he struck, was found guilty of vehicular homicide by a Caddo Parish jury Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Matthew J. Parks, 28, was...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Parker receives life sentence after new trial denied

A Shreveport man convicted of murder last week was sentenced to life in prison Monday, July 12, 2021, after the presiding judge denied his request for a new trial. Ronald Berry Parker, 67, was found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with a July 2019 slaying...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Plea deal entered on child sex charges

A Shreveport man charged with numerous sex crimes against a juvenile male pleaded guilty in Caddo District Court Monday, July 12, 2021. Terrence Tyrone Johnson, 35, pleaded guilty before District Judge Donald Hathaway Jr. to molestation of a juvenile under the age of...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Murderer convicted in bench trial

A Shreveport man who killed a man after a parking dispute was found guilty of second-degree murder in a bench trial in Caddo District Court Tuesday, July 6, 2021. District Judge Chris Victory found defendant Ronald Berry Parker, 67, guilty as charged of killing...

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Caddo Grand Jury returns six true bills

Caddo Grand Jury returns 9 true bills

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury returned nine indictments on June 30, 2021, five for second-degree murder, one for manslaughter and three for rapes of varying degrees and associated sex crimes. Three separate indictments for murder and armed robbery are in connection with...

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Marquis Moss convicted of armed robbery

Rapist given two life terms-plus for sex crimes

A man convicted of numerous sex charges in early May was sentenced in Caddo District Court this week. Gentry Elvridge Vinson of Baton Rouge, 52, received two life sentences Monday, June 28, 2021 from District Judge John D. Mosely Jr. Each sentence is to be served at...

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