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  • SHREVEPORT WOMAN WANTED FOR FALSELY ACCUSING A FATHER OF MOLESTING HIS FIVE-MONTH OLD DAUGHTER
    She says she made the story up to get the parents mad Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a Shreveport woman who made a false claim of sexual child abuse against a man involving his 5-month old female child. Her fake accusation caused an... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Thursday evening into Friday morning, June 30-July 1, 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... more »
  • ILLEGAL GUNS AND DRUGS COMBO LANDS BOSSIER CITY COUPLE BEHIND BARS
    Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a live-in Bossier City couple late last week for supplying and possessing a firearm with a convicted felon, along with various drug charges. Eugene L. Archard, 31, and Stevie R. Atkinson, 28, of the 5100 block of Timothy Trail in the... more »
  • STATEMENT BY BOSSIER SHERIFF JULIAN WHITTINGTON REGARDING DEATH OF TWIN TODDLERS
    We are saddened by the tragic loss suffered by the Orr family, and our hearts are heavy. This is a very difficult time, but it's even more so, as they are a part of our Bossier Sheriff's Office family. Please keep Deputy Travis Orr and his... more »
  • SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE THERE'S SIGNS
    In an effort to keep Bossier beautiful, the Bossier Sheriff's Office raises awareness of personal and business signs placed along roadways and on utility poles. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington wants to remind residents and businesses that it's against a parish ordinance to post signs on... more »
  • COPPER THIEVES ARRESTED
    BOSSIER SHERIFF'S DETECTIVES NAB THIEVES STEALING COPPER FROM CELL PHONE TOWERS "Can You Hear Me Now?...Nope." Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a Texas couple in early April for stealing copper from cell phone tower sites in Bossier Parish, but the case... more »
  • Sheriff lauds retiring schools superintendent Machen
    SHERIFF LAUDS RETIRING SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT MACHEN Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington presented a crystal recognition award to retiring Superintendent of Schools D.C. Machen at last night’s Bossier School Board meeting. Inscribed on the... more »
  • YOUNG MARINES RECRUIT CLASS UNDERWAY
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office welcomed twenty-nine recruits for the Young Marines program Monday. The new recruits in class 34 began nearly three weeks of training and are scheduled to graduate on Thursday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bossier Sheriff's Substation, 2510 Viking Dr., Bossier... more »
  • BOSSIER DETECTIVES SEEK CAR BURGLARS
    Bossier Sheriff Office detectives are looking for the suspect(s) who committed at least four vehicle burglaries late night June 4 in the Autumn Creek subdivision in Bossier City. Bossier deputies received four vehicle burglary reports from residents on June 5, who said someone had burglarized their... more »
  • BOSSIER AGENTS CHECK 10 STORES FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES, ALL STORES IN COMPLIANCE
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force checked 10 stores in Bossier City and Haughton on June 9 for underage alcohol sales, and every clerk at those stores complied with the law and did not sell alcohol to persons under the age of 21. These 10 stores... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTIES MAKE ARREST IN EARLY MORNING HOME INVASION IN HAUGHTON
    Bossier Sheriff's Office detectives and patrol deputies and Haughton Police Department officers arrested a Haughton man Monday afternoon who committed a home invasion and kidnapping at another Haughton residence early this morning. Jeffrey McCoy, 35, of the 500 block of S. Elm in Haughton, was charged... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S TAX SALE WEDNESDAY
    Bossier Sheriff's Office will hold its annual Property Tax Sale June 8, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., for properties that have unpaid 2015 property taxes. The Tax Sale is open to the public and will be held online only. To register and bid, go to... more »
  • Latest edition of Community Connection
    Your June issue of the Bossier Sheriff’s e-newsletter is here. In this issue, see video, photos and stories about what Sheriff Whittington and his deputies have been doing to ensure safety, security and a great quality of life in Bossier Parish: Much more... more »
  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON AWARDS BENTON HIGH GRADUATE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington presented Benjamin Tyler Robins of Benton High School with an academic scholarship from the Louisiana Sheriffs' Scholarship Program Tuesday afternoon in the Sheriff's Office at the Bossier Parish Courthouse. Robins, son of Clint and Dana Robins of Bossier City, plans to attend... more »
  • BENTON MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH JUVENILE FEMALE, Bossier Detectives Believe There May Be Other Victims
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Benton man was arrested March 30 for engaging in sexual relations with a juvenile female over the past few years. Perry W. Coker, 69, of the 100 block of Finley Rd. in Benton, was arrested on warrant charges for first... more »
  • BOSSIER MAN WANTED FOR STEALING FROM HIS OWN PARENTS,Theft spree began back in January
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Bossier City man is wanted for burglarizing his own parent's house in Haughton over the past few months. Brian Wallace, 35, with a last known address in the 6200 block of East Texas St. in Bossier City, has an active... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE ARRESTS FIVE JOHNS IN PROSTITUTION STING
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force arrested five people Wednesday for prostitution and drug charges during an undercover operation in Bossier City. On March 30, agents with the task force targeted "johns" and "pimps" during the undercover operation and made five arrests. Arrested were: 1.Brian... more »
  • RESIDENTS WARNED OF IRS/HOMELAND SECURITY SCAM
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington wants to warn residents about a scam that has been circulating today. The intended victim receives a phone call from someone purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service or the Department of Homeland Security. The person tells the individual that they... more »
  • 4-MONTH-OLD JOINS THE BOSSIER SHERIFFS OFFICE
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office welcomes its newest member this week. Beau, a 4-month-old bloodhound, made his trip from south Louisiana to Plain Dealing Thursday. Beau will join Ace, a 6-year-old bloodhound, at the Bossier Sheriff's Office and, sadly, will replace Sadie, a 6-year-old bloodhound that died... more »
  • BODY FOUND IN WATER NEAR RED RIVER SOUTH MARINA (UPDATE)
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office continues its investigation of the body that was discovered in an oxbow just north of the Red River South Marina on Friday, March 18. The body is that of a black woman, approximately five feet tall and weighing about 120 pounds. She... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 505 VEHICLES, NETS FOUR ARRESTS
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint late Saturday evening into Sunday morning in the 4,000 block of Airline Dr. Officers screened 505 vehicles and made four arrests. Louisiana State Police and the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office also assisted. The checkpoint began at 10 p.m.... more »
  • BODY FOUND IN WATER NEAR RED RIVER SOUTH MARINA
    (UPDATE) The Bossier Sheriff's Office continues its investigation of the body that was discovered in an oxbow just north of the Red River South Marina Friday afternoon. The body is that of a black female, approximately five feet tall and weighing... more »
  • (UPDATE) KEITHVILLE WOMAN WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH HAUGHTON GROCERY STORE ROBBERY
    UPDATE: Megan Claspell, who was wanted in connection with the Rogers Corner Store robbery, has been arrested by the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office. Claspell left the Bossier area yesterday, and headed to Avoyelles Parish to her father's residence. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Keithville woman... more »
  • MAN WANTED FOR VEHICLE BURGLARY AND THEFT ARRESTED
    A suspect wanted for breaking into two vehicles and stealing a third vehicle in the Haughton area is now in custody. Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said today that Joshua Cole Butcher, 32, of the 700 block of East College St., Plain Dealing, was taken into custody... more »
  • MAN WANTED FOR VEHICLE BURGLARY AND THEFT
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is seeking the public's help in identifying a man who broke into two vehicles and stole a third vehicle. Detectives said that during the early morning hours of March 12, in the 900 block of Wafer Rd., Haughton, a suspect was caught... more »