Just before midnight last Thursday, March 26, Shreveport police patrol officers responded to 1916 Murphy Street in reference to a stabbing. Adam Hayes, 51, was found with a stab wound to the upper body..
On Monday, Williams, 54, of Shreveport, was indicted on 12 counts of wire fraud. The indictment alleges that from Oct. 1, 2012, through July 1, 2014, Williams devised a scheme to take more than $2,000 from a nonprofit’s bank account. Williams urged the parish commission to appropriate public funds for the nonprofit SWAG Nation.
The Bossier Sheriff’s Office Dive Team recovered a 2012 Jeep Wrangler that was completely submerged in Cypress Black Bayou after it and the trailer accidentally launched along with the boat at the Old Palmetto Road boat launch in Benton last Friday afternoon, March 20.
Shortly after losing sight of Wilson’s vehicle near West 70th Street, authorities received a report of a vehicle matching a similar description to Wilson’s crashing through a fence near Hollywood Avenue at West 70th Street. Officers took Wilson into custody near the scene of the crash with the assistance of a police K-9.
District 3 State Sen. J.P. Morrell (D-New Orleans) has filed legislation to implement a series of necessary reforms of the state’s film tax credit program. The legislation seeks to modify the cost of the credits, focus the credits to benefit Louisiana, institute better regulation, and control fraudulent behavior.
At about 5 p.m., Caddo sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 9800 block on a 911 call in which Adam Darnell, 37, had been shot in the left leg. He is recovering at LSUHSC. The suspect, 21-year-old Veshawn Jammaria Spann, had fled the scene..
John C. Ford, 49, of the 1700 block of Magnolia Street in Shreveport, was charged with a single count of indecent behavior with a juvenile after information was reported to Shreveport police investigators, suggesting the man attempted to touch the juvenile female in a sexual manner.
While no determination has been made as to the cause of the fire, investigators have determined that the fire originated in the master bedroom. Investigators were informed by relatives that Richard and Wanda were heavy smokers who suffered from COPD, with Wanda Fowler being restricted to the use of a continuous oxygen supply.
Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested 55-year-old Gerry D. Portis of the 8800 block of Tall Pines Road in Haughton last Friday, March 27, charging him with two counts of molesting a juvenile and four counts of pornography involving juveniles.