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Caddo Parish Grand Jury ends year with numerous true bills

Caddo Parish Grand Jury ends year with numerous true bills

The Grand Jury of Caddo Parish returned ten indictments on December 17, 2020, and also reconsidered a previous case. Those charged, their indictments and the dates and nature of their crimes, are: Antonio Taylor, no age or residence given, charged with first-degree...

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Woman sentenced in felony theft case

Woman sentenced in felony theft case

A Shreveport woman, convicted earlier this month of stealing almost $80,000 from her employer in 2018, was sentenced Thursday, December 17, 2020 in Caddo District Court. Laquanisha Leroycia McCoy, age 24, was sentenced to 15 years in prison at hard labor by District...

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2020 SBA Liberty Bell Award Recipient

2020 SBA Liberty Bell Award Recipient

 On Wednesday, September 23, the Shreveport Bar Association presented D.A. James E. Stewart Sr. with its annual Liberty Bell Award. The Liberty Bell Award is awarded each year to an individual outside of the legal profession who has made significant contributions to...

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Caddo Parish Grand Jury ends year with numerous true bills

Caddo DA seeks information on no-show students

The Caddo Parish District Attorney's office notes that a number of the parish's elementary students are enrolled in school but have not participated in person or in virtual school. Members of the public who know the whereabouts of the school-aged child or children of...

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Caddo Parish Grand Jury ends year with numerous true bills

Caddo Grand Jury indicts four SPD officers

The Caddo Parish Grand Jury on Friday, September 18, 2020, returned indictments against four Shreveport Police Department officers in connection with the April 5, 2020 death of Tommie Dale McGlothen Jr. Treona McCarter, Brian Ross, D’Marea Johnson and James LeClare,...

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Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

The Caddo Parish District Attorney's office and the Caddo Parish Court House will be closed Thursday, August 27, 2020, as a precaution due to Hurricane Laura. Normal operations will resume Friday, August 28, 2020, weather and circumstances allowing.

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Caddo DA’s office, courthouse close for weather

DA Stewart to meet with area pastors

Area media are invited to attend a lunch meeting Wednesday, August 26, 2020, that Caddo Parish District Attorney James E. Stewart Sr. will hold with local pastors. The noon event will be at Broadmoor Baptist Church, 4110 Youree Drive, and will have as its theme "Unity...

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2020-2021 School Year

2020-2021 School Year

Today marks the first day of school in Caddo Parish. Last Monday, Caddo Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree and I addressed attendance requirements of the upcoming school year. I thank Dr. Goree for the opportunity to help address the many questions and...

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Woman sentenced in felony theft case

Reckless driver convicted of flight from officer

A Caddo Parish driver was convicted Thursday, August 20, 2020, in Caddo District Court, of aggravated flight from an officer stemming from an attempted traffic stop almost a year ago. Glen L. Merrell, 41, was found guilty as charged by the eight-man, four-woman jury...

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