A security guard at Sam’s Town Casino told a Shreveport police officer that he saw the victim losing $40, which the suspect, 53-year-old Joel Gibson of Shreveport, finding on the floor and picking it up..
Rebecca Clark and Joshua Phillips turned themselves in to authorities after Sheriff’s Detective Dorothy Brooks Carter obtained warrants for their arrest. Carter began investigating the couple after family members sought medical attention for the child in another parish.
Editor’s Note: On June 17, 2014, a search warrant was executed at a residence at 3825 Flora Ave. in Shreveport. During execution of the warrant, agents seized approximately 228 grams of marijuana, one gram of crack cocaine and numerous Xanax tablets.
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When officers arrived, they contacted the victim, who said that a white, four-door sport utility vehicle drove up beside him. Four male suspects then reportedly jumped out of the vehicle and robbed him of his belongings at gunpoint, then fled the scene.
On Feb. 2, Mansfield police initiated an investigation in regards to two anonymous calls that were made to the DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office threatening to blow up Judge Robert Burgess’ residence as well as calls made to retired DeSoto Sheriff’s Lt. Robert Davidson.
Shreveport police violent crimes detectives and crime scene personnel responded to the scene. Preliminary information gathered during the investigation revealed Crutchfield as being heavily sedated and was unable to give a proper statement, but told medical staff he was shot somewhere on Hollywood Avenue.
Authorities believe that the shooter, 21-year-old Austin Holstead, armed himself when he discovered the intruders and shot one of the suspects upon their entering the house. The second suspect reportedly fled the scene of the crime on foot. It is not known if the second suspect was injured.