Johnson was allegedly seen by a concerned citizen walking through her yard and dropping a white item. The citizen flagged the officer down as he was driving by and pointed at the males that were in her yard, yelling that the one in the brown shirt dropped the item in her yard.
A male security guard then summoned a Shreveport police officer, Robert Entrekin, to talk to Whitaker. After she explained her predicament, Whitaker said that the officer told her, “Ma’am, your rings are lost. They’re not stolen. You laid your rings down.
Downtown Shreveport has a couple of such galleries — specifically, artspace and the Norsworthy Gallery — but according to Liz Swaine, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the city has a lot more art than you probably realize.
Back on Aug. 8, a Shreveport police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for not having working tail lights. The driver, 19-year-old Natas Lynn Myers of 155 E. Stephenson St. in Shreveport, did not have any proof of insurance or a driver’s license.
Upon arrival, an officer obtained consent to search the pockets of 29-year-old Jaymes Bellard of 3110 Logan St. in Shreveport. Inside of Bellard’s right sock, the officer allegedly found one Xanax, one Oxycontin and four Vicodin wrapped in a paper towel.
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.