Last Thursday, Aug. 11, Hopkins was transported to the SPD Property Crimes Unit, where he admitted post-Miranda that he and a friend entered the school without permission and took two flat-screen TVs..
Upon contact with the driver, identified as 18-year-old Corey Dion Thedford of 3218 Wagner St. in Shreveport, the officer allegedly detected an odor of burnt marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. Thedford was removed from the vehicle..
Upon contact, the officer allegedly saw an extended magazine from a handgun in between the driver’s seat and the console. Due to officer safety, the driver, 27-year-old Avery Joe Jenkins Jr. of 515 Arlington St. in Shreveport, was asked to exit the vehicle and place his hands on the dash.
Tina Hooper, executive director of marketing and communications for LifeShare Blood Center, said, “M.L. Bath is our sponsor. They’ve actually been very supportive of us for years. M.L. Bath himself was one of our founding directors when we were formed 75 years ago as the Shreveport Memorial Blood Bank.
The auction was the first of its kind the school has held. “Some of the coaches I’ve had on staff had been to other schools that have done this type of thing before,” Gatlin said. Because of the success for the school’s first auction, there are plans to make it an annual event.
There was still a very strong odor of marijuana coming from the back seat area. The officer located a backpack behind the seat in the trunk. In the backpack was a mason jar of marijuana, several other small baggies of marijuana and a baggie with 50 Xanax bars.
Last Wednesday, Aug. 3, a Gingerbread House interview was conducted in which the 12-year-old victim claimed that 27-year-old Johnathon Decardre Black of Shreveport rubbed her buttocks and digitally penetrated her vagina with his finger..
Scott A. Weddell, 37, of 2940 Le Oaks Drive in Bossier City, entered Brookshire’s Grocery Store at 9250 Mansfield Road last Wednesday, Aug. 3, with personal merchandise and was seen on video going to the balloon rack with the one he brought in himself..
Last Wednesday, Aug. 3, Shreveport police officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failure to signal a turn. The officer asked the driver, 24-year-old Carl Bernard Devers of 3114 Catherine St. in Shreveport, for his driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance.