Deputy Dennis Williams said James Pierce, 40, of Carthage, Texas was driving an 18-wheeler northbound on Hwy. 1 when witnesses said he ran a red light and hit a Chevy Equinox traveling westbound on Hwy. 173. The Equinox was driven by Laurel Tittle, 22, of Mooringsport.
A black male armed with a pistol entered the business around 2 a.m. and demanded money from the clerk. When he was unable to get cash, he took a package of cigarettes and fled the business. He was seen getting into the passenger side of a dark vehicle..
The Pizza Hut in Vivian was contacted to ask about their side of the story. When the manager came on the phone and last Friday’s incident was mentioned, she said, “Not true!” Alexander was asked if, at any point during this incident, did the employee...
Just before 7 a.m. on Sunday, Shreveport police patrol officers responded to the Summer Tree Apartments in the 3100 block of Bert Kouns Industrial Loop relative to a shooting. Upon officers’ arrival at the scene, contact was made with the victim, 23-year-old Demara Burns, who was suffering gunshot wounds to both legs.
Detectives with the BCPD’s Violent Crimes Unit arrested 28-year old Johnathan Pierre Hart on a charge of armed robbery in connection with a holdup that happened late Monday night at the Bossier Inn & Suites in the 700 block of Diamond Jacks Boulevard.
Sunday, Shreveport police patrol officers were dispatched to a home located in the 4200 block of Chamberlain Drive, relative to a reported stabbing. As officers arrived at the residence, they located what appeared to be a crime scene; however, there was no victim present.
A man who had just been released from the Caddo Correctional Center a few days before on a Shreveport Police Department warrant for registration of a sex offender found himself back behind bars after he caused several hit-andrun accidents and ruptured a gas main Monday morning just before noon.