Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a Mooringsport couple for reportedly smoking methamphetamine in the presence of a young child under the age of 13.

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Youth Services Detective Ray Saunders received a report on August 14th about a young child testing positive for illegal substances. Detective Saunders searched the home of Michael Bailey, 50, and Amanda Whitten, 36, where detectives discovered meth, a meth pipe, along with other drug paraphanalia.  After further investigation, detectives determined the couple bought drugs and smoked them in the presence of the child.

Bailey and Whitten were arrested on September 14th, and were booked into the Caddo Correctional Center where they were charged with cruelty to juveniles, possession of schedule II narcotics, and aggravated battery.

If you know of any situation where you feel a child might be in danger, please reach out to your local police or sheriff's office.

Shreveport Police non-emergency number is 318 673-7300
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office non-emergency number is 318 681-0611
Bossier City Police non-emergency is 318 741-8611
Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office non-emergency number is 318 747-8600
If you'd like to report anonymously you can call Shreveport Crime Stoppers at 318 673-7373 Crime Stoppers doesn't want your name, just your information.

Caddo Parish 9/9-9/11 Violent Crime Arrests (Mugshots)

The following mugshots are of those arrested in Caddo Parish for violent or sexually related crimes through the dates of 9/9-9/11. All those pictured are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Caddo Parish Labor Day Weekend Violent Offenders (Mugshots)

All individuals pictured are considered innocent until proven guilty.

e) The individual is charged with a crime of violence as defined in R.S. 7 14:2(B), except stalking, or charged with any of the following offenses: 8 (i) Sex offenses as defined in R.S. 15:541. 9 (ii) Human trafficking offenses as defined in R.S. 14:46.2 and 46.3. 10 (iii) Offenses affecting the health and morals of minors, R.S. 14:91 et seq. 11 (iv) Offenses affecting the health and safety of person with infirmities, 12 R.S.14:93.3 et seq. 13 (v) Video voyeurism. 14 (vi) Cruelty to animals. 15 (vii) Dogfighting. 16 (f) The booking photograph is part of a law enforcement file solely because 17 the subject of the booking photograph was filler as defined by Article 252. 18 (g) Any entity, person, or agency that publishes a booking photograph 19 according to this Paragraph shall include a disclaimer that states "all persons are 20 presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.""

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