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From left: Derrick Harris, Clint Richardson, Billy Glass (Courtesy of Shreveport Police) From left: Derrick Harris, Clint Richardson, Billy Glass (Courtesy of Shreveport Police)
SHREVEPORT, La. -

Rumors and reports continued to swirl around the arrests of three Shreveport firefighters Thursday.

Billy Glass, 37, Clint Richardson, 26, and Derrick Harris, 50, are charged with prostitution and cruelty to the infirmed. Three more men, who work the same shift, are on paid administrative leave.

Shreveport Police and the Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office are not saying anything. The police said since it is an ongoing investigation, they will not release any information that could hurt their case.

"In any case we investigate, our obligation is first and foremost to the victim," said Bill Goodin, the department's chief administrative assistant. "And this case is no different. And clearly it would be inappropriate for us to do or say anything the operational integrity of this investigation."

The district attorney's office said the same thing Thursday.

However, online reports have outlined what these firefighters did in order to be charged in the case.

Harris allegedly solicited a prostitute for a 58-year-old mentally disabled man. It states he ordered the man to have sex with the prostitute while three other firefighters watched. The reports name Richardson and Glass as being there for the act, as well as two other firefighters.

There were also cases of hazing reported with the same man and another mentally challenged man. Those incidents include being left on the roof of the fire station without a ladder, being forced to drink human urine, and one man begging on his knees for beer.

The online reports also say the Shreveport Fire Chief Craig Mulford did not cooperate with the investigation. On Tuesday, the fire department released a timeline of events with obvious gaps between actions taken.

See related articles for the timeline and other information for this case. 

 


 

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