News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/11/2017 3:02:44 PM to 10/12/2017 12:10:05 AM.

News Flash

5-Police - In The News

Posted on: September 11, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Man arrested following late night vehicle burglary

The Shreveport Police Department’s Mounted Patrol Unit arrested a man following an alleged vehicle burglary late last night.

On August 10, 2017, just before 11:30 pm, Mounted patrol officers responded to reports of a vehicle burglary in progress at the Holiday Inn Hotel in the 100 block of Lake Street. A witness reported that a subject was stealing tools from the toolbox of a pickup truck and stashing them next to a building across the street from the hotel. As officers were in route to the burglary, they were notified of a major accident at the same location. Officers arrived on scene and learned that both incidents were connected.

Officers launched their investigation and through witness reports and information gathered at the scene, learned that James D Dilworth, 49, of the 700 block of Austen Place, allegedly entered a toolbox in the bed of a pickup parked at the Holiday Inn. Dilworth removed tools from the toolbox and stashed the tools next to a business across the street from the hotel. After stashing the tools, Dilworth started back across the street toward the hotel. Dilworth was struck by a Sportran bus as he entered back onto the street outside of the crosswalk. Officers were able to recover the stolen tools and return them to their owner.

Dilworth was transported to University Health Hospital with what was described as non-life threatening injuries. He was released by the hospital and booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count of Simple Burglary.

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in 5-Police - In The News

Murder SUSPECT still wanted

Posted on: January 27, 2023

Police search for runaway juvenile

Posted on: January 27, 2023

Shreveport Police to hold DWI checkpoint

Posted on: January 26, 2023

Traffic Stop Leads to Pursuit and Arrest

Posted on: January 26, 2023

Prayer Vigil

Posted on: January 24, 2023

Senior Bingo Event

Posted on: January 23, 2023

Missing elderly man

Posted on: January 19, 2023

Suspect wanted church arson

Posted on: January 13, 2023

Officer injured while assisting motorist

Posted on: January 13, 2023

Arrest made in Highland Homicide

Posted on: January 13, 2023

Police investigate fatality Hit and Run

Posted on: January 11, 2023

Narcotic investigation yields results

Posted on: January 10, 2023

Traffic Stop leads to a Vehicle Pursuit

Posted on: January 9, 2023

Blood Drive

Posted on: January 9, 2023

School Zone Hours Update

Posted on: January 7, 2023

Suspect arrested in attempted murder

Posted on: January 5, 2023