Joint narcotics operation results in the arrest of nearly two dozen

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Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 10:15am

A joint narcotics operation ends with nearly two dozen arrests.

On Thursday, August 29, 2013, the Caddo-Shreveport Office of Special Investigations Bureau with assistance from the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office Special Response Team executed two search warrants in the 1100 block of Snow Street resulting in six felony arrests, one misdemeanor arrest and the seizure of 30,4 grams of "crack" cocaine,  2.5 grams of marijuana, $148 in cash, and the recovery of a stolen vehicle.

*Joe Arkansas, 22, of Shreveport, charged with interference with a police officer.

*William Freeman, 52, Lorean Clay, 54, and Frederick Watkins, 41, all of Shreveport were charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Mario Turner, 29, Roberto Stanley, 28, Sylvia Ford, 48, all of Shreveport, were charged with possession of crack cocaine and marijuana.

Investigators also gained during a month long investigation that the 1100 block of Snow Street was a high crime trafficking location for buyers to purchase narcotics and engage in prostitution.

Upon completion of search warrants during the investigation, the Caddo-Shreveport Office of Special Investigations Bureau conducted a "reverse" operation posing as narcotics dealers and prostitutes in efforst to limit buyers and users from coming and frequenting the problem location, which has promoted continuous illegal activity within the area.

The operation proved effective resulting in 15 felony arrests, two misdemeanor arrests, and the seizure of approximately 3.4 grams of "crack" cocaine, .2 grams of marijuana, one handgune, and $226 in cash.

*Krystal Starks, 26, Donald Howard, 51, and Alphonso Dobbins, 51, all of Shreveport, were charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Richard Senter, 49, of Bossier City, charged with possession of crack cocaine and marijuana.

Jason Alexander, 41, Herman Jefferson, 55, Richard Wilson, 72, Craig Ferguson, 47, Juman Johns, 42, Jamie Abbott, 35, all of Shreveport were charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Monica Pace, 46, Sheila Chism, 52, Frankie Craig, 51, all of Bossier City, were charged with possession of crack cocaine.

Johnnie Scott, 62, of Haughton, was charged with prostitution.

Issaac Minor, 53, charged with possession of crack cocaine.

*Pedro Caren, 34, of Bossier City, charged with prostituition.

Eugene Evans, 52, charged with possession of crack cocaine.

* Mug shots not available: Joe Arkansas, William Freeman, Krystal Starks, and Pedro Caren.
  

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