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  • 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 »
  • BLACK COW FOUND, OWNER SOUGHT
    The Bossier Sheriff’s Office is looking for the owner of a black cow that was found running loose on Linton Bellevue Road near Crouch Road in the Benton area on Feb. 21 . After proper identification of the cow, the owner must pay the Bossier... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S POLICE ACADEMY BEGINS
    Eighteen recruits began training today at the North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy in Plain Dealing in order to become Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement officers. NLCJA Class 011 comprises four different law enforcement agencies and will train in... more »
  • ENERGY COMPANY DONATES EMERGENCY FLOODLIGHTS TO THE BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE
    A large energy and petrochemical company donated two diesel-powered emergency floodlight arrays to the Bossier Sheriff’s Office this morning. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. purchased the powerful 4,000–watt lighting units from United Rentals of Bossier City to donate them to the Sheriff’s Office... more »
  • BOSSIER BURGLAR BEHIND BARS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says the suspect wanted for stealing items from unlocked vehicles and detached garages in Bossier neighborhoods in late January was booked into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility this morning after being caught by patrol deputies from Caddo Parish earlier... more »
  • POSSE MEMBER, RAY URBAN, JR., SPOKE TO STUDENTS AT GREEN ACRES MIDDLE SCHOOL FRIDAY
    World War II veteran and retired Marine Corps Master Sgt. Ray Urban, Jr., speaks to 8 th graders in Laura Jorgensen’s and Jo Carter’s English classrooms Friday morning to share with the students a first-hand account of... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS AGENTS ARREST TWO ON METH LAB CHARGES
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says agents with the Bossier Combined Narcotics Task Force of the Bossier Sheriff’s Office and Bossier City Police Department arrested two Thursday evening at the Parkland Villa Apartments in Bossier City for production of three active meth labs. ... more »