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Shreveport firefighter surrenders to authorities

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Shreveport Fire Captain Derrick Harris arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution Shreveport Fire Captain Derrick Harris arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution
Clint Richardson arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution Clint Richardson arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution
Billy Glass arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution Billy Glass arrested for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution
SHREVEPORT, La. -

KTBS 3 News has learned that a fourth Shreveport firefighter who was wanted for cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution, has surrendered to authorities.

Jason Vaughan, 34, surrendered to authorities just after 4 PM Monday. Vaughan joined the Shreveport Fire Department in 2002 and is a fire engineer at Station 8. Vaughan is also a volunteer firefighter with the Bossier Parish Fire District 5 in Plain Dealing.

Warrant issued for fourth Shreveport firefighter

Vaughan is one of seven employees placed on administrative leave related to this case. Vaughan's bond has been set at $105,000. 

The investigation started in late July of 2013. Shreveport Police investigators initiated an inquiry into a complaint received by the department relative to criminal activity alleged to have happened at Shreveport Fire Station 8 on Velva Street. 

Based on information gathered during their in-depth investigation, authorities obtained an arrest warrant nearly two weeks ago charging 50-year-old Shreveport Fire Captain Derrick Harris, with one count each of cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution. Harris was arrested on August 2 and booked into the Shreveport City Jail on a $105,000 bond.

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On Monday, August 5, authorities issued an arrest warrant charging Shreveport Fire Department employee Clint Richardson, 26, with one count each of cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution. Richardson, of Keithville, was taken into custody and booked into the Shreveport City Jail. His bond was set at $105,000.

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On Tuesday, August 6, authorities also arrested another Shreveport Fire Department employee. Haughton resident Billy Glass, 37, was arrested on a warrant charging him with one count each of cruelty to the infirm and principal to prostitution. His bond was also set at $105,000.

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The investigation continues and police believe that additional arrests may be forthcoming. 

 


 

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