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  • SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN STOLEN FARM EQUIPMENT, PUBLIC'S HELP STILL NEEDED
    A tip from a viewer in the Fouke, Ark., area led to the identity of the man who was in possession of the more than $27,000 worth of stolen farm equipment that was taken recently from a farm in Plain Dealing. Now, the Bossier Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • Young Marines Class 30 First Day
    Commanding officer Lavaro Ramey (right) briefs the recruits on what to expect during training to become Young Marines over the next two weeks. Instructor Kim Elmore and Dep. John Jeter, school resource officer for Bossier High School, assist. Dep.... more »
  • Women's Self-Defense Class At Asbury United Methodist Church
    Sgt. Clint Robins (rt.) instructs while teen, Jack Griffin, plays the aggressor. Catherine Clayton initiates a palm heel strike. Madeline Pfanner listens intently. Mothers and their... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS CONCEALED HANDGUN TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is offering concealed handgun training this weekend for those who want obtain their Louisiana Concealed Handgun Permit. The training will be Saturday, July 19, at 8:30 a.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Office range located at 2977 Old Plain Dealing Road in... more »
  • FARM EQUIPMENT STOLEN IN PLAIN DEALING
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating person(s) who stole farm equipment from a barn in the 1000 block of Hwy 537 in Plain Dealing this past week. Unknown suspects entered the barn in the 1000 block of Hwy 537 in... more »
  • WORLD WAR II VETS, YOUNG MARINES HONORED AT "IN GOD WE TRUST" RALLY
    Honoring World War II veterans and recognizing success stories for the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines were among the highlights for the 2 nd annual 4 th of July “In God We Trust” rally attended by 2,000 on Independence Day in Bossier City. ... more »
  • PEA-PICKIN' TIME AT THE BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    Inmates at the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facilities began the harvest of peas today at the “Pea Farm” on 22 acres of land near the Bossier Minimum Security Facility that will be used to feed inmates at the corrections facilities in Plain Dealing. Other ve... more »
  • SCHEDULE FOR 4th OF JULY "IN GOD WE TRUST" RALLY
    Click here for 4th of July "In God We Trust" Rally schedule and important information. more »
  • DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE GIVES MONEY TO BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    The Bossier/Webster District Attorney’s Office presented a check today to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office in the amount of $15,962.57 as part of an asset forfeiture allocation in multiple drug and other investigations. Assistant District Attorney Charles Jacobs gave the monies to Bossier... more »
  • PRESIDENT OF THE LOCAL ARBY'S RESTAURANTS PRESENTED A CHECK TO SHERIFF WHITTINGTON
    Joe Pulliam, local Arby's president (left), presents a $2,500 check to Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington Tuesday to support the Sheriff's Office Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT). Pulliam's son, Chris, is a member of BSO CERT. He and six others on the team recently competed... more »
  • GOLF SCRAMBLE RAISES $9K FOR BOSSIER SHERIFF'S YOUNG MARINES
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Benefit Golf Classic held Monday at Palmetto Country Club in Benton raised $9,000 to benefit the local Young Marines program. “This was an amazing turnout for our first-ever golf scramble to support the Young Marines,” said Bossier... more »
  • HORSE FOUND IN BENTON, OWNER SOUGHT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner of a horse that was found near the 1500 block of Highway 162 in Benton early morning on June 2. The horse is brown with a white face and found with a green halter. The owner... more »
  • GOLF SCRAMBLE TO BENEFIT YOUNG MARINES HELD NEXT WEEK
    A Young Marines Benefit Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 9, at Palmetto Country Club in Benton to benefit the Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines program. The format will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at noon and will have... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 707 VEHICLES, NETS 4 ARRESTS
    The Bossier Sheriff Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Friday evening in the 8,000 block of E. Texas St. near Harrah’s Louisiana Downs in Bossier City. Officers screened 707 vehicles, made four arrests and issued nine citations for various offenses . Bossier City Police Department and... more »
  • 7-YEAR-OLD DROWNS IN CYPRESS LAKE MONDAY
    Bossier deputies responded to a report of a drowning at Cypress Black Bayou Recreation Area in Benton shortly after 3:30 p.m. yesterday. A 7-year-old boy from Shreveport was swimming with family and friends near the swimming area around the Marina at Cypress Lake. Family and friends noticed... more »
  • NORTH LOUISIANA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY GRADUATES 15
    Fifteen recruits from four agencies became certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement officers during the graduation of Class 011 from North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy May 23. The guest speaker was LA State Representative Jeff Thompson. The academy is... more »
  • NORTH LOUISIANA CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACADEMY TO GRADUATE FRIDAY, 253 GRADUATES OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS
    North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy will graduate 15 law enforcement officers of Class 011 as they receive their Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) certification in a ceremony Friday at the NLCJA headquarters in Plain Dealing. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on May... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening into Saturday morning, May 23-24, at an undisclosed location in Bossier Parish. The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to themselves or others, as well... more »
  • SPIRITS-STEALING SUSPECT SOUGHT BY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a female suspect who stole numerous large bottles of top-shelf liquor worth about $2,000 from the CVS Store on Airline Dr. and Wemple Rd. in Bossier City Wednesday evening. Detectives observed surveillance video from the... more »
  • GOLF SCRAMBLE IN JUNE TO BENEFIT YOUNG MARINES
    Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Benefit Golf Classic will be held Monday, June 9, at Palmetto Country Club in Benton to benefit the local youth program that has made a positive impact on the lives of nearly 1,100 young men and women. The format will be... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM FARES WELL IN CORRECTIONS COMPETITION
    Operators with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) returned home Thursday with good results from four days of Mock Prison Riot training and competition May 4-7 at the decommissioned West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville, West Vir. The seven-person team,... more »
  • 900 TO GRADUATE D.A.R.E. IN BOSSIER PARISH
    Nine hundred Bossier 5 th graders will graduate from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program at eight elementary schools throughout Bossier Parish May 5 – 20. The D.A.R.E program is a s emester-long curriculum taught by Sheriff’s deputies that emphasizes good... more »
  • SHREVEPORT BUSINESS OWNER ARRESTED
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Shreveport business owner turned himself in Thursday afternoon to face felony theft charges for taking thousands in payment from a Benton church for merchandise and services he never performed. Thomas Bartle, 67, of the 10200 block of Stonehedge... more »
  • WOMAN STEALS WALLET FROM PURSE AT LOCAL BUSINESS
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying a female suspect who stole a wallet from the purse of an employee at a business on Highway 3 in Bossier City a week ago. Detectives obtained... more »
  • SUBSTITUTE TEACHER ARRESTED
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a substitute teacher Monday afternoon for having sexual relations with a 17-year-old Parkway student earlie r this month in Haughton. Chelsea A. Alexander, 29, a substitute teacher at Parkway High School, was charged with Prohibited Sexual Conduct between Educator and... more »
  • PLAIN DEALING TORNADO APRIL 28, 2014
    Apr. 28, 2014 4:55 a.m. NEWS RELEASE TORNADO HITS HOUSE NEAR PLAIN DEALING, RESIDENTS OK An apparent tornado touched down and damaged a house at the 100 block of Buckshot Road in the northwest portion of the parish around 3:15 a.m. Monday, just minutes after residents received... more »
  • BSO Participates in Drug Take-Back Day
    Lt. Walt Hollis with the Bossier Sheriff's Office collects unused and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications during the National Drug Take-Back Initiative Saturday at the Viking Drive Substation. Fifty people brought in nearly 50 pounds of medications during the four-hour event. Bossier Sheriff... more »
  • FOUR BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICERS GRADUATE LEADERSHIP SCHOOL
    Four law enforcement officers from the Bossier Sheriff’s Office graduated from an intensive eight-week-long 50 th School of Executive Leadership at the Center for American and International Law in Plano, Texas Friday morning. Asst. Chief Tony Staton, Chief of Criminal Division; Maj.... more »
  • NARCOTICS AGENTS NET 49 DRUG ARRESTS IN ONE DAY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says narcotics agents with the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force teamed with other area law enforcement agencies Wednesday and arrested 49 persons wanted on mostly felony drug charges following an 11-month investigation. The Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force is comprised of... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO PARTICIPATE IN DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says residents can turn in their unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications for safe disposal at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is offering a Women’s Self-Defense Class on May 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Viking Drive Substation located at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The class is offered at no charge to residents of Bossier Parish and is... more »
  • MAN, WOMAN CONSPIRE TO MURDER HER HUSBAND
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman from Haughton and a male friend from Bossier City were arrested Monday night for conspiring to murder her husband this past weekend. Cassie L. Sims, 31, of the 100 block... more »
  • SHERIFF'S PEA FARM BEGINS SPRING PLANTING
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office inmates have begun planting crops for the spring season at the “Pea Farm” at the Bossier Minimum Security Facility in Plain Dealing. Crops that are being planted include potatoes, tomatoes, purple hull peas, corn, squash, onions, cucumbers, okra and... more »
  • DAY CARE DIRECTOR ARRESTED FOR FORGERY AND THEFT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a former day care director for a Benton church has been arrested for stealing thousands of dollars from the day care accounts and placing into her personal accounts, following an investigation by the Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force.... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF AWARDS TWO FOR HEROISM
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington recognized two men Tuesday afternoon for their heroic actions in two separate incidents back in January and February that saved the lives of two other men. Sheriff Whittington presented the Bossier Sheriff’s Office Commendation Medal to Deputy Darryl... more »
  • BODY RECOVERED FROM RED RIVER IDENTIFIED
    Crime Scene Investigators with the Bossier Sheriff’s Office have identified the man recovered from the Red River Tuesday evening as Glen Bowens, Jr., 22, of Shreveport. Bowens is originally from California, but had been living in Shreveport, and his next of kin... more »
  • BODY RECOVERED FROM RED RIVER TUESDAY NIGHT
    Bossier Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of an unidentified young black male floating in the Red River Tuesday night about a mile south of Red River South Marina on Highway 71. Crime Scene Investigators are continui ng their investigation this morning to make a positive identification.... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE GRADUATES 22 YOUNG MARINES
    Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Class 29 graduated 22 young men and women during a ceremony Monday night at the Viking Drive Substation in Bossier City. While most students were relaxing during Spring Break, these 22 volunteer recruits spent the entire week in... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 246 VEHICLES, NETS 4 ARRESTS
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office, along with Bossier City Police Department, Louisiana State Police and Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office, screened 246 vehicles in a sobriety checkpoint late Friday evening. The checkpoint was located on Highway 71 near Curtis Elementary School in South Bossier and resulted in four... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 29 TO GRADUATE MONDAY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington will graduate 22 recruits with Bossier Sheriff’s Young Marines Class 29 on March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The guest speaker will be Lt. Col. Mike Thornton, retired U.S. Marine... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE ARRESTS MAN FOR SELLING PRESCRIPTION PILLS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force arrested an Arkansas man today for selling prescription medication following a three-month undercover narcotics investigation. Josiah Allen, 37, or Bradley, Ark., was charged with two counts of distribution of Schedule IV... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
    The Bossier Sheriff Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday evening into Saturday morning, Mar. 28-29, at an undisclos ed location in Bossier Parish. The goal of the checkpoint is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the road before they cause injury or death to... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE JAILS BOSSIER CITY MAN ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force arrested a Bossier City man Friday afternoon on various drug charges following a narcotics investigation. Lee Raines, 22, of 3300 block of Caprizzi Lane at The Villagio Apartment... more »
  • STUDENT ARRESTED FOR THREATENING TO KILL OTHERS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Bossier teenager was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with terrorizing after making death threats to other students and claiming he would blow up his school. Damian Moon, 18, of the 2400 block of Churchill Drive in... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE CITES TWO FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force cited two persons for selling alcohol to underage buyers following an undercover operation Wednesday evening in which eight businesses in Bossier Parish were checked for compliance. Summons for unlawful sale of alcohol to persons... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS CONCEALED HANDGUN TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is offering concealed handgun training on March 22 for those who want obtain or renew their Louisiana Concealed Handgun Permit. The training will be Saturday, March 22, at 8:30 a.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Office range located at... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE ARRESTS COUPLE ON MULTIPLE DRUG CHARGES
    Craig Grimsley Jessica Grimsley Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force arrested a Bossier City couple Friday for manufacturing methamphetamine, mushrooms and possession of LSD, Ecstasy and marijuana.... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE HOSTS STREET CRIMES SEMINAR
    Sixteen officers from six area law enforcement agencies learned real-life survivability skills needed for today’s officer in a class this week at the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office. The Pat McCarthy’s Street Crimes seminar was taught by... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON UNVEILS NEW D.A.R.E. CAR
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington unveiled a new car today as part of his initiative to fight the war on drugs and educate young people about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. A 2014 Chevrolet Camero was showcased today... more »
  • TWO ROOMMATES WANTED ON STOLEN THINGS AND DRUGS ARRESTED
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the man and woman who are roommates of a Bossier City man arrested last week on possession of stolen things and drug charges have now been arrested. Emily A. Thrash, 27, and John “JT” Thomson III, 37,... more »