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January 23 01:50 PM
There were 851 crimes in the parish last year, which comprises 411 person crimes and 440 property crimes. In 2013, there were 898 total crimes. Person crimes are homicide, rape, robbery, battery and assault, while property crimes are burglaries, thefts and arson.
January 23 01:50 PM
Trammel has coached boys’ cross country for 39 years and has guided his team to 17 combined boys’ and girls’ cross country championships. He was nominated for this honor by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, which is a member of the NFHS..
January 16 09:46 AM
All city of Bossier City administrative offices, including those for city council and city court, will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day..
January 16 09:46 AM
Mota is a Hispanic female, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. It is believed that she is wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and yellow shoes..
January 16 09:46 AM
Both suspects were caught on video taken by a security camera inside the store. Each had their faces covered. Detectives with the BCPD Property Crimes Unit believe the suspects may be linked to other recent burglaries that were committed in the same fashion, including one that happened last month at Topps West ern.
January 16 09:46 AM
District Attorney Schuyler Marvin presented Police Chief Shane McWilliams with a check representing assets seized from suspects in 11 narcotics investigations from June through November of 2014. Those assets included items such as cash, vehicles and other property.
January 16 09:46 AM
Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington hosted three young hunters with disabilities from the Dream Hunt Foundation last weekend in north Bossier Parish. Dream Hunt Foundation is a Louisiana-based nonprofit organization that gives children with special needs or who are underprivileged the chance to go on a guided hunt.
January 16 09:46 AM
Five new faces have joined the board, and seven previous members returned for another term. They are: Billie Jo Brotherton, District 1; Brad Bockhaus, District 2; Frank Kelly, District 3; William “Bill” Lott, District 4; Michael Mosura, District 5; Glenwood “Glen” Bullard, District 6; J.
January 09 11:59 AM
The bossier High School ROTC and Victoria Rawls, the mother of the late La’Keia Rawls, presented a check for $345 to the Salvation Army for use at Carla’s Haven, a women and children’s shelter that often serves as a first stop for those struggling to escape violence in the household.
January 09 11:59 AM
The marching band, under the direction of Evan McCormick, entertained hundreds of Magic Kingdom Park guests as they marched through Frontierland and around Cinderella Castle onto Main Street, USA before the “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime” Parade.
January 09 11:59 AM
Last month, the Blanchard Town Council voted to request funding through the Local Government Assistance Program (LGAP) for needed repairs to the local tennis, baseball, basketball and softball facilities and for police car camera equipment upgrades..
January 09 11:59 AM
Officer Jennifer Anderson was selected by her peers and supervisors to receive the Professionalism Award. Her positive attitude, willingness to help out, willingness to learn. Ofc. Anderson has received several positive cards and letters from the public after they have had contact with her.
January 02 11:19 AM
On Monday morning, Tyler said, she spoke with the police chief about updates and what was happening within the city with crime. “At 7:20 (a.m.), we walked into the office and began going through plans from each department, just trying to make sure that we could get some idea of what every department was doing.
January 02 11:19 AM
Officer Lakendric O’Neal, hired by the department in February of 2010, was placed on paid administrative leave by Chief Shaw pending an administrative investigation into the alleged policy violations..
January 02 11:19 AM
A number of dignitaries were on hand in support of Boucher at his swearing-in, including Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator, several local attorneys, and members of the Centenary College police force, where Boucher’s wife, Heather, works as a detective.
December 27 06:40 AM
A year ago, Glover announced the kickoff of Bank On Shreveport as part of a nationwide initiative to assist city leaders to connect the unbanked and under-banked citizens of a community with mainstream financial services offered by banks and credit unions.
December 27 06:40 AM
Footage from the Oct. 13, 2011, meeting held at Winnfield Funeral Home has been posted on YouTube as this debate continued at Glover’s final City Council meeting as mayor earlier this week. This time, Glover proposed a $72 million plan to address the issue.
December 27 06:40 AM
State Representative Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs) honored Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer by presenting him with ceremonial copies of her house resolutions supporting Israel at a briefing held at the Jewish Community Center of New Orleans December 18.
December 27 06:41 AM
Spots are still available for children ages 8 to 12 to participate in the Caddo Sheriff’s Office "First Gun Course." The 4-hour class will be offered from 8 a.m. until noon on January 3rd. The class will be held at the Sheriff's Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, 15639 Highway One South.
January 23 05:55 AM
Trammel has coached boys’ cross country for 39 years and has guided his team to 17 combined boys’ and girls’ cross country championships. He was nominated for this honor by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association, which is a member of the NFHS..
January 23 05:55 AM
Centenary College celebrated the legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a week-long tribute, January 19-24. Dream Week 2015 offered events that encourage participants to reflect on the past while acting upon the promise of the future.
January 23 01:50 PM
To qualify for the scholarship, the recipient must be a permanent resident of Louisiana, plan to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student, and agree to use the scholarship at a Louisiana institute of higher education. Applicants must be eligible for ad mission to the school indicated on their applications.
January 23 01:50 PM
Centenary College celebrated the legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during a week-long tribute, January 19-24. Dream Week 2015 offered events that encourage participants to reflect on the past while acting upon the promise of the future.
January 23 01:50 PM
Women throughout Louisiana and neighboring states can participate in this educational, handson outdoor skills workshop at Camp Grant Walker in the rolling hills of central Louisiana. Women 18 years of age and older who like the outdoors are encouraged to sign up for this three-day workshop.
January 16 07:15 AM
Elmo’s got the moves. Have you got the moves? Get up and get moving with Elmo, Abby Cadabby and everyone’s favorite “Sesame Street” friends when Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” visits CenturyLink Center from Tuesday, Feb. 17, through Wednesday, Feb. 18.
January 16 07:15 AM
The Shreveport-Bossier Attractions Association and the Shreveport -Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau will host its next quarterly seminar, entitled “Engineering Memorable Guest Experiences,” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 26, at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, 8000 East Texas Street in Bossier City.
January 23 05:55 AM
Louisiana’s feisty absentee Gov. Bobby Jindal sure knows how to ignite a political firestorm halfway around the world. He send out advance warnings of his lightning-rod litany when he admonished, “I will warn you in advance that I’m going to say some things that are not politically correct, so brace yourselves.
January 23 01:50 PM
Louisiana’s feisty absentee Gov. Bobby Jindal sure knows how to ignite a political firestorm halfway around the world. He send out advance warnings of his lightning-rod litany when he admonished, “I will warn you in advance that I’m going to say some things that are not politically correct, so brace yourselves.
January 16 07:15 AM
When officers arrived, they learned that a male suspect broke into the residence, stole numerous items and then fled the scene. Surveillance video inside the home captured the suspect’s actions. The video can be seen at http://youtu.be/AaAugjyj990.
January 16 07:15 AM
In case Caddo voters are planning ahead, they can now mark May 2 on calendars to vote on a tax renewal. And if that is not exiting enough, they may have a Caddo Parish School Board bond package to also consider on that day.
January 16 07:15 AM
As recognized each year across the nation, the National AM- BER Alert Program (America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response) honors the memory of 9- year-old Amber Hagerman, abducted and murdered in Arlington, Texas, on Jan. 13, 1996.
January 16 07:15 AM
I live at 826 Boulevard and have owned my home since 2005. The houses on this street are valued at $80,000 to $100,000, and it is a nice neighborhood. I have put more than $40,000 into improving my house, and it really is the nicest house on the street.
January 16 09:46 AM
In case Caddo voters are planning ahead, they can now mark May 2 on calendars to vote on a tax renewal. And if that is not exiting enough, they may have a Caddo Parish School Board bond package to also consider on that day.
January 23 01:50 PM
While questioning Ratliff, the officer saw drug paraphernalia in the car, arrested her and impounded the vehicle. Upon search of her purse, 229.7 grams of methamphetamine and $5,347 were found..
January 23 01:50 PM
United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley and the Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force announced last Friday that the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking...
January 23 01:50 PM
The crane was found just south of Zaunbrecher Road and north of Gueydan on Nov. 2 with an apparent bullet wound to her upper left leg. The bird was transported to the LSU Vet School where she was euthanized on Nov. 3. A necropsy result received on Jan. 8 confirmed that the crane was shot in the leg.
January 16 09:46 AM
Instead of proceeding with a federal jury trial that was scheduled to start Monday, 35-year-old Alwyn Nord Stewart Jr. of Houston, Texas, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine..
January 16 09:46 AM
Law enforcement agents received information that the defendant was transporting methamphetamine for sale and monitored his whereabouts until the arrest. Schoonover possessed a total of 105.62 grams of pure methamphetamine as well as 1/735 kilograms of marijuana.
January 16 09:46 AM
Leonardo A. Gonzalez, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter for one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 or more grams of methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the Feb.
January 16 09:46 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Louisiana has the fifth-highest black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 25.75 per 100,000, which is above the national black homicide victimization rate and more than five times the overall homicide rate nationwide, according to a new analysis by the Violence Policy Center (VPC).
January 23 05:55 AM
I see where Phillip Procell from Natchitoches is getting out of jail for murder. I lived there and knew the girl’s mother and the little girl. I think that is pathetic. I guess you can get away with murder. Are they going to let Charles Manson out or Robert Brown that was in Coushatta? The serial killer, I knew him as well.
January 23 01:50 PM
I see where Phillip Procell from Natchitoches is getting out of jail for murder. I lived there and knew the girl’s mother and the little girl. I think that is pathetic. I guess you can get away with murder. Are they going to let Charles Manson out or Robert Brown that was in Coushatta? The serial killer, I knew him as well.
January 16 07:15 AM
All city of Bossier City administrative offices, including those for city council and city court, will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day..
January 16 07:15 AM
a Hotline caller inquired about the case of a daycare worker in Benton, La., who was arrested and accused of stealing money and wondering what has happened to her. The original caller identified the suspect as Erin Johnson.
January 16 07:15 AM
The lane closures will be nightly beginning 8 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. the following morning..
January 16 09:46 AM
a Hotline caller inquired about the case of a daycare worker in Benton, La., who was arrested and accused of stealing money and wondering what has happened to her. The original caller identified the suspect as Erin Johnson.
January 09 06:06 AM
Thinking he would help the moth, he slit the cocoon with his pocketknife and the insect emerged freely; however, it was lacking in color, it couldn't fly and it soon died. The boy later learned that a moth's struggle to free itself is a necessary part of its development and that the process stimulates body fluids that give luster to its wings.
January 09 06:06 AM
you to check into on Southern Loop, right there at the fire station, there was a construction entrance coming out of Providence subdivision. They slopped mud and rock and everything out, and we have called the police, but nothing never seems to be done.
January 09 11:59 AM
you to check into on Southern Loop, right there at the fire station, there was a construction entrance coming out of Providence subdivision. They slopped mud and rock and everything out, and we have called the police, but nothing never seems to be done.
January 23 01:50 PM
Officers detected an odor of suspected burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle and subsequently located approximately 9.5 grams of marijuana and a bong inside the vehicle..
January 23 01:50 PM
Because McCarter was destroying a vehicle that was not his, a search of the vehicle was conducted. The officer found a bag with 5.373 grams of marijuana, a smoking pipe and a onehit pipe, along with a white bottle containing marijuana residue..
January 23 01:50 PM
She screamed obscenities and refused to stand up or move. Officers then arrived and transported her to the city jail, where she was charged with manufacture and possession of a delayedaction incendiary device and resisting an officer..
January 23 01:50 PM
She left her bedroom and found her son, 23-year-old McKinley Trumann Efferson, holding a black handgun. She also found her live-in boyfriend of three years, Reginald Wess, lying on the floor suffering from at least one gunshot wound to be upper body..
January 23 01:50 PM
The officer made contact with 23-year-old Danny Lamale Rawls Jr. of 5301 Lauri Lane in Bossier City, who was sitting in a vehicle in the dark. Rawls told the officer he was looking for an apartment..
January 23 01:50 PM
The suspect, identified as 19- year-old Demontray Montrel Wilson of 1417 Oakdale in Shreveport, was transported to Shreveport police headquarters , where he was interviewed by detectives. During the interview, Wilson confessed to burglarizing numerous vehicles at the Stone Canyon.
January 23 01:50 PM
A Shreveport police officer was dispatched to a vandalism call at a residence at 2640 Wagner St. in Shreveport at about 3 p.m. and made contact with 25- year-old Tasheka Shunteria Chambers of 3465 Pleasant Drive..
January 23 01:50 PM
Just after 12:30 a.m., Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill in the 1500 block of East Bert Kouns Industrial Loop to a reported armed robbery..
January 23 01:50 PM
On Tuesday, U.S. Marshal’s Task Force members in Nevada located 62-year-old Henry Robinson in the Las Vegas area and took him into custody on a warrant charging him as principal to second-degree murder. He is currently in the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas.
January 23 01:50 PM
Editor’s Note: The case against Ricky Wayne Polo, who was arrested in January 2014 on charges of simple burglary, simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling and aggravated burglary, will be heading for trial Monday, Jan. 26. Below are details of the case, taken directly from detectives’ and police officers’ own notes.

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