Shreveport police arrest several criminals for gun crimes

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SHREVEPORT, LA – Shreveport Police Department cracks down on gun-related crimes

The Shreveport Police Department, under the leadership of Chief Wayne Smith, remains committed in its efforts to combat gun crimes and keep firearms out of the hands of those who intend to cause harm. wrongly or those who are legally prohibited from wearing them.

On May 19, 2024, patrol officers arrested a 25-year-old man Gregory Burns. Burns was found to have outstanding warrants for being a felon in possession of a firearm and for stealing a firearm.

On May 16, 2024, officers responded to a suspicious person call and apprehended a 21-year-old man. Kentress Washington. Washington was found with a handgun in his pocket. He was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

On May 15, 2024, members of the Shreveport Police Violent Crime Team arrested a 33-year-old man. Kentrell Baker. Baker faces charges for handling a machine gun, unlawful carrying of a weapon and convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

These arrests underscore the department’s commitment to taking decisive action against convicted criminals found in possession of firearms. The Shreveport Police Department will continue to prioritize the safety of the community in addressing these serious offenses.

We must remember that all suspects are innocent until proven guilty.

Caddo Parish Violent Offenders, May 11-17

The following booking photos are of those who have been incarcerated at the Caddo Correctional Center for crimes of a violent or sexual nature. All persons photographed are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Gallery credit: Caddo Correctional Center

Caddo Parish Violent Offenders, April 27 – May 3

The following booking photos are of those who have been incarcerated at the Caddo Correctional Center for crimes of a violent sexual nature. All persons photographed are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Gallery credit: Caddo Correctional Center