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  • SHOPPING SPREE SUSPECT IDENTIFIED
    The woman wanted for going on a day-long shopping spree in June to a dozen area businesses spending more than $500 on another person's debit card has been identified, thanks to tips from the public. Katherine M. Broussard, 46, of the 3000 block of Woodford in Shreveport,... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON IMPLEMENTS DWI ENFORCEMENT UNIT, Goal is to rid roadways of impaired drivers and encourage compliance with the law
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington has implemented a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) Enforcement Unit to keep residents in Bossier Parish safe by removing impaired drivers from the roadways. "When I talk to folks, they tell me the number one concern for Bossier Parish is traffic...whether it's congestion, reckless... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF OFFERS WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is offering a Women's Self-Defense Class on August 1 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 limited to... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS CHURCH SECURITY TEAM TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is offering an eight-hour church security team training class to be held over a period of two evenings. The class will be from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4 and Thursday, August 6. The Tuesday class will be held at... more »
  • HARLEY STOLEN AFTER RIDER RUNS OUT OF GAS
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office need the public's help in locating a stolen motorcycle that the owner says was taken from the side of I-20 after he ran out of gas. A man contacted Bossier deputies July 11 to report someone had stolen his Harley Davidson near the... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF PROMOTES 11 DEPUTIES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington promoted 11 deputies to ranks of sergeant, lieutenant and supervisor 1 in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon in the Sheriff’s conference room in the Bossier Parish Courthouse. Promoted to Sergeant (name, department, employed since): · Chad Madden,... more »
  • SHOPPING SPREE SUSPECT WANTED, Illegally Spends More Than $500 at a Dozen Businesses in One Day
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a woman is wanted for going on a day-long shopping spree in June to a dozen area businesses where she spent in excess of $500 on another person's debit card without the person's knowledge or approval. Bossier Sheriff's detectives are looking for... more »
  • 14 BOSSIER BUSINESSES CHECKED FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES, ALL COMPLIANT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force checked 14 businesses throughout the Bossier City and Haughton area on July 9, and not one of them sold to underage buyers. “While we are quick to note those clerks at businesses... more »
  • BENTON TEEN ARRESTED FOR STEALING 16 STREET SIGNS
    A Benton teen who bragged on social media about stealing 16 street signs from Bossier Parish neighborhoods can now add one more address to places he's visited - the Bossier Maximum Security Facility on 2985 Old Plain Dealing Road. Chase A. Grubbs, 17, of the 100 block... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 33 TO GRADUATE TUESDAY
    Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines Class 33 will graduate 30 recruits at a ceremony at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation, 2510 Viking Drive, Bossier City. The guest speaker will be retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Dannie P. Coffel. After retiring, Maj. Coffel spent another 15... more »
  • BOSSIER TASK FORCE CITES 3 OF 5 BUSINESSES FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force cited three businesses Wednesday for selling alcohol to underage buyers. Agents checked five businesses in the Benton and Bossier City area to ensure their compliance with not selling alcohol to customers under the age... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES CLASS 32 TO GRADUATE TONIGHT
    Bossier Sheriff's Young Marines Class 32 will graduate 21 recruits tonight at 6 p.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The guest speaker will be 1st Sgt. Shawn Johnston, U.S. Marine Corps, Inspector Instructor for the 1st Battalion 23rd Marines, Bossier... more »
  • MISSING HAUGHTON TEEN RETURNS HOME
    The Haughton Police Department says Haughton teen, Alexia Volk, has returned home and is safe. more »
  • BOSSIER OFFICIALS CONTINUE ASSESSMENT OF RISING RED RIVER,RESIDENTS BRACING, SOME EVACUATING, OTHERS PREPARING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington briefed with Bossier Mayor Lo Walker and officials from the Bossier Parish Police Jury and Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Tuesday afternoon to assess the rising Red River and current and pending flooding areas. Sheriff Whittington and officials conducted an... more »
  • SHERIFF, BOSSIER OFFICIALS IMPLEMENT SAFETY PLANS WITH RISING RED RIVER AND FLOODING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington, Bossier Mayor Lo Walker and officials from the Bossier Parish Police Jury and Bossier Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, along with a host of city, parish and state officials, met at the Viking Drive Substation in Bossier City around noon Monday... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND HAUGHTON POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEK RUNAWAY YOUTH
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office along with the Haughton Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating a 15-year-old girl who has apparently run away from home in Haughton. Alexia Volk, 15, who resides with her mom at the 200 block of Southern Creek Circle, Haughton, was last... more »
  • RED RIVER CONTINUES TO RISE - CREST EXPECTED AT 34 FEET, SHERIFF ADVISES SOUTH BOSSIER RESIDENTS TO BE PREPARED
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington discussed Friday afternoon with parish and city officials the latest flood fighting strategies, especially for residents who live south of La. Highway 527 in south Bossier Parish. Sheriff Whittington talked with officials from the Bossier Parish Police Jury, City of Bossier City and... more »
  • DA Gives Drug Money to Sheriff
    Bossier/Webster Parish District Attorney Schuyler Marvin presents a check for $15,874.56 to Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington Friday morning as part of an asset forfeiture allocation in multiple drug and other investigations. The funds represent vehicles, other property, monies and bank accounts seized in various drug cases and... more »
  • MORE CHILD PORN CHARGES ON HAUGHTON MAN
    An additional 82 counts of pornography involving juveniles have been levied against Peter Cutlip, the Haughton man initially arrested on May 22 for 30 counts of the same charge. Upon execution of a search warrant on Cutlip's electronic devices, Bossier Sheriff's detectives found pornographic images of young... more »
  • RED IS RISING, FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR SOUTH BOSSIER
    Residents who live south of La. Highway 527 in south Bossier Parish could possibly see flood conditions similar to those in 2009 when the Red River reaches an expected crest of 33 feet by June 5, according to parish and state officials. "Public safety is our top... more »
  • BLOOD DRIVE FRIDAY AT BOSSIER SHERIFF SUBSTATION
    Bossier Sheriff's Office is joining with LifeShare Blood Centers to host a "Cuffs & Hoses" promotion blood drive on Friday, May 29, at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. The drive will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the... more »
  • HAUGHTON MAN ARRESTED FOR CHILD PORN
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Haughton man has been arrested for possessing 30 still images of child pornography involving young children. Peter Cutlip, 56, of the 600 block of Lawrence Dr. in Haughton, was charged Friday with 30 counts of pornography involving juveniles following an investigation... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON AWARDS PARKWAY SENIOR AN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington awarded Alexandra Mitchell of Parkway High School an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program Wednesday morning. Alexandra plans to attend Centenary College, major in pre-med and become an obstetrician/gynecologist. The Sheriff's Scholarship of $500 is made possible... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF OFFERS WOMEN'S SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is offering a Women's Self-Defense Class on May 30 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 limited to... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF URGES MOTORISTS TO USE CAUTION ON ROADWAYS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington urges motorists to use caution while traveling on roads throughout Bossier Parish. Significant rainfall has some low-lying areas flooding. Deputies are continuing to monitor areas throughout the parish. There are no roadways closed at this time. While driving, please slow down and use... more »