DeSoto Parish

Two Brothers Arrested for Timber Theft
A couple of DeSoto Parish brothers are in trouble with the law. Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry investigators have arrested 53-year-old Jerry Whitaker of Mansfield and 44-year-old Ricky Whitaker of Shreveport on felony timber theft charges in two unrelated cases...
Damage From the Storms
Yesterday, I posted a story about survey teams from the National Weather Service in Shreveport that were going out to assess the damage from the storms earlier this week.  I talked with Meteorologist Matt Hemingway about the results from those surveys...
The Aftermath of the Storm System
It appears DeSoto Parish got hit the hardest in our area from last night's storm system.  Jeff Hood with the National Weather Service in Shreveport tells me a tornado reportedly touched down between Mansfield and Stonewall, and headed toward Minden from there...
Man Accused of Shooting His Wife Captured in DeSoto Parish
A man believed to have shot his wife yesterday afternoon in west Shreveport has been caught in DeSoto Parish. The shooting happened at about 6:45 last evening in the 5800 block of St. Vincent Avenue. When officers arrived there, they found 42-year-old Tracey Brown suffering from two gunshot wounds, …
Private Property Fatal
A 22-year-old Natchitoches man was killed this morning when he ran into the rear of a loaded log truck -- on private property -- at the International Paper Company mill in Desoto Parish.
Have You Seen This Man?
DeSoto Parish Crime Stoppers Felon of the Week Program is asking for the public’s help in locating/ identifying suspects(s) wanted from the DeSoto Parish Area. 
The DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office/ 42nd Judicial District has arrest warrant(s) for 25-year-old C…