Shreveport Police Arrest a Man and Teen for Battery of an Officer
On September 12th, around 6:50 p.m. 2023, Shreveport Police Officers contacted a traffic stop in the 4900 block of Greenwood Road. During the traffic stop officers contacted a seventeen-year-old male and Demetric Hawkins.
During contact with the two suspects, officers reported they became combative and attacked one of the officers. The seventeen-year-old attempted to disarm one of the officers but was eventually taken into custody by multiple officers. Hawkins also participated in the struggle.
The seventeen-year-old was charged with one count of felony battery on a Police Officer, one count of resisting with force or violence, and one count of attempting to disarm a police officer.
Demetric Hawkins (6-18-98) was charged with one count of felony battery on a Police Officer, one count of resisting, and one count of Taking Contraband into a Penal facility.
The officer is expected to recover.
We are required to remind that all persons on innocent until proven guilty.