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  • SHERIFF WHITTINGTON RELEASES 2015 CRIME STATS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington releases 2015 crime statistics for the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office that show a slight decrease in crimes against people and a rise in property crimes, primarily due to vehicle burglaries. There were at total of 966 major crimes in the parish in... more »
  • BOSSIER AGENTS CHECK NINE STORES FOR UNDERAGE ALCOHOL SALES, NOT ONE CITED, Sheriff Whittington: Compliance is Key
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force checked nine stores in Bossier City on Feb 4 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 nine stores were in... more »
  • BOSSIER DEPUTY RECEIVES NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARD
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington said one of his deputies has received a top honor this week. Lt. Bill Davis, Public Information Officer for the Bossier Sheriff’s Office, was recognized at the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Awards Banquet Saturday in Alexandria,... more »
  • MAJOR METH DEALER BUSTED IN BOSSIER
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force arrested a major meth dealer Feb. 2 following a six-month-long investigation which was assisted by the DEA Narcotic Task Force, which includes Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office, Shreveport Police Department, Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office and Louisiana State Police. Johnny Beam, 63,... more »
  • BOSSIER NARCOTICS TASK FORCE ARRESTS FOUR IN PROSTITUTION STING
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force arrested four people Monday for prostitution, drugs and weapons charges during an undercover operation in Bossier City. Arrested Feb. 1 were: 1.Ladarious M. Guy, 25, of the 600 block of Stephens Place in Memphis, Tenn. Charged with Human Trafficking, Promoting... more »
  • PLAIN DEALING POLICE, BOSSIER SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SEARCHING FOR THIRD BURGLARY SUSPECT, Plain Dealing Schools on Restricted Movement
    UPDATE: THIRD SUSPECT IN PLAIN DEALING BURGLARY NOW IN CUSTODY Schools off of Restricted Movement The third suspect in the Plain Dealing burglary is now in custody, and the schools in Plain Dealing that were on restricted movement are now operating as normal. Buses are... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER CAMPAIGN DURING MARDI GRAS SEASON
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office will participate in a statewide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign from Jan. 29 - Feb. 9 to identify and remove impaired drivers from the roadways during the Mardi Gras festival season. "Typically, there are more impaired drivers on the roads during... more »
  • BOSSIER MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING SAFE WITH $10K
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Bossier City man has been arrested for stealing a safe that had $10,000 in it from a shed at a residence on Highway 2 just east of Plain Dealing during the early morning hours late last week. Bradley Dickson, 27, of... more »
  • HAUGHTON WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ABUSING HER MOTHER
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Haughton woman has been arrested for multiple physical abuse charges on her own mother, as well as various drug charges. Belinda Roberts, 43, of the 100 block of Taylor Road in Haughton, was arrested Jan. 22 and charged with physically abusing... more »
  • (UPDATE) HAUGHTON POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS RUNAWAY YOUTH
    UPDATE on Haughton Teen Runaway Alexia Volk was safely located in Shreveport Thursday afternoon. Thanks to our media partners and our community for your support. Haughton Police Department and the Bossier Sheriff's Office need the public's assistance in locating a 16-year-old girl who has apparently... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF ANNOUNCES 2016 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is accepting applications from Bossier Parish students for a $500 college scholarship with the Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program. The scholarship will be awarded to a graduating high school student from Bossier Parish and is made available through the Louisiana Sheriffs’... more »
  • THREE CLERKS AT FIVE BOSSIER BUSINESSES CITED FOR SELLING ALCOHOL TO UNDERAGE PERSONS
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says three clerks from five different stores in Bossier City and Benton were cited by agents with the Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force on Jan. 13 for selling alcohol to persons under the age of 21. These are the three stores not in compliance with... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF-POLICE NARCOTICS TASK FORCE ARRESTS FOUR FOR PROSTITUTION
    The Bossier Sheriff-Police Narcotics Task Force arrested two women and two men for prostitution, drugs and weapons charges during separate undercover operations at different locations in Bossier City this week. Arrested were: 1.Jasmine Bustamante, 23, of the 2700 block of Explorador Rd. in Grand... more »
  • SECOND SUSPECT IN ARMED ROBBERY ARRESTED
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a second man who was wanted for the Dec. 12 armed robbery at a residence on Parker Road has been arrested. Robert Jordan, 17, of the 200 block of East McKinley St. in Haughton, was booked into the Bossier Maximum... more »
  • SUSPECTS STILL SOUGHT FOR STEALING WEAPONS AND TOOLS WORTH THOUSANDS AND RANSACKING HOME DURING THANKSGIVING
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is asking for the public's help in finding the persons who stole weapons, power tools and other items worth more than $20,000 during a burglary at a residence on Cottage Grove Road just north of the town of Benton late November. The suspects... more »
  • SOUTH BOSSIER CASINO BURGLARIZED
    Bossier Sheriff Office detectives are investigating a burglary that occurred early this morning at a casino in south Bossier. Investigators are looking for a suspect(s) who entered the Red River Casino, located at the 7900 block of Barksdale Blvd., around 1:30 a.m. Friday and stole an undisclosed... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S OFFICE PROVIDES HANDGUN SAFETY TRAINING
    The Bossier Sheriff's Office is offering a Handgun Safety and Familiarization class on Jan. 21 for residents of Bossier Parish. The class will run from 6 - 9 p.m. at the Viking Drive Substation at 2510 Viking Drive in Bossier City. This will not be a shooting... more »
  • HAUGHTON MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING MONEY FROM YOUTH BASEBALL LEAGUE
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a Haughton man who swindled nearly $3,000 from a youth baseball league last spring is now behind bars. Robert Martin III, now 26, was booked into the Bossier Maximum Security Facility on Dec. 24 after being transported here from McLean County, Ill,... more »
  • UPDATE: HALEY JORDAN SAFELY FOUND IN FRANKLIN PARISH - BOSSIER DETECTIVES SEEK RUNAWAY BOSSIER TEEN
    UPDATE: HALEY JORDAN SAFELY FOUND IN FRANKLIN PARISH Bossier Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a Bossier Parish teenager who is missing and presumed to have run away from home. Haley Nevada Jordan, 14, of the 200 block of Kingston Road... more »
  • MAN CONS WOMAN OUT OF $400
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is asking the public's help in identifying a suspect who conned a woman out of $400.00. The suspect fraudulently obtained the money from the woman after she was told this man was a relative of someone she knew. The suspect told her his... more »
  • ONE ARRESTED, ANOTHER SUSPECT WANTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says one man is still wanted for an armed robbery that took place in the 500 block of Parker Rd., Haughton, on Dec. 12. Bossier Sheriff's detectives have issued a warrant for Robert Jordan, 17, for his involvement in the armed robbery. Jordan... more »
  • SPIRITS-STEALING SUSPECT ARRESTED, ANOTHER WANTED
    SPIRITS-STEALING SUSPECT ARRESTED, ANOTHER WANTED One of the suspects wanted for stealing large bottles of alcohol from the Cellar Fine Wines and Spirits on Benton Road back on Dec. 4 and 5 was arrested last week, while the other suspect is still wanted. Jermelra Pegues,... more »
  • TRACTOR STOLEN FROM BENTON RIDING CLUB
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington is asking the public's help in finding out who stole a John Deere tractor from the Benton Riding Club within the past week. Detectives are asking for any information about the person(s) responsible for stealing a green 2003 2WD John Deere tractor with... more »
  • SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT SCREENS 607 VEHICLES, NETS FIVE 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 607 vehicles and made five arrests. Bossier City Police Department and Louisiana State Police also assisted. The checkpoint began at 10 p.m. Saturday and... more »
  • BOSSIER SHERIFF'S DETECTIVES MAKE ARREST IN EXPLOSION AT BENTON RESIDENCE
    Bossier Sheriff Julian Whittington says a maintenance worker at the Holly Hill Farm Equestrian Center in Benton was arrested Sunday evening for attempting to murder two people by setting off an explosive device at their residence on the same horse farm. Douglas Holley, 54, a resident of... more »