Quantcast

Thanks to Facebook, two alleged criminals are behind bars - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Thanks to Facebook, two alleged criminals are behind bars

Posted: Updated:
Corey Michael Christenson Corey Michael Christenson
Michael Wayne Cobb Michael Wayne Cobb
NATCHITOCHES, La. -

A Natchitoches man listed on the Sheriff's Most Wanted List was captured Thursday morning by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies in the Provencal community according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

Deputies say a NPSO School Resource Officer assigned to Provencal Elementary School received information at around 8:30am on Thursday morning of a suspicious vehicle parked on the grounds of the school.

The Deputy also received information, that Corey Michael Christenson, featured Wednesday afternoon on the Sheriff's facebook and website as being wanted in connection with a home invasion near the Spanish Lake community in Natchitoches Parish during the early morning hours of October 9th, was seen talking to the occupant of the suspicious vehicle.

The concerned citizen also saw Christenson walking from the school grounds to a local business in Provencal, entering a vehicle then leaving.

While additional deputies were responding to the area, the concerned citizen watched the vehicle and provided deputies with its location.

With that information, deputies combed an area on Florida Street in Provencal capturing Christenson while sitting in a vehicle near a abandoned residence.

Corey Michael Christenson, 26 of Natchitoches, was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center, charged with Home Invasion, Aggravated Burglary, Simple Criminal Damage to Property, Simple Battery, Resisting by Flight, and Violation of a Protective Order.

Deputies also identified the occupant of the vehicle parked on the school grounds as Michael Cobb, 32, also of Natchitoches. A warrants check revealed that Cobb was wanted by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office on a Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on Violation of Traffic Laws.

Cobb was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center and is awaiting transfer to Caddo Parish.

  • News NowMore>>

  • Superdome secret; Ryan Grant

    Superdome secret; Ryan Grant

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:55:46 GMT
    One of the reasons Tulane became a winning program under former Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson is wide out Ryan Grant.
    One of the reasons Tulane became a winning program under former Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson is wide out Ryan Grant.
  • Saints re-sign Meachem; offense keeps deep threat

    Saints re-sign Meachem; offense keeps deep threat

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:45:21 GMT
    The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that the club has re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
    The New Orleans Saints announced Friday that the club has re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.
  • Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

    Suspect identified in early morning Wal-Mart bomb threats

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:26:18 GMT
    Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
    Police are investigating a bomb threat that shut down 4 Wal-Marts in the Texarkana area. Authorities say they received a bomb threat against the stores around 7:00 a.m. this morning. 
  • ArkLaTex SlideshowsMore>>

  • Celebrate Education 2014

    Celebrate Education 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:30:00 GMT
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
    CELEBRATE EDUCATION, and it begins next week at the Shreveport Convention Center.
  • KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.

    KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:04:35 GMT
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
  • KTBS 3 Easter Basket Giveaway

    KTBS 3 Easter Basket Giveaway

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:48:59 GMT
    Members of the KTBS 3 News team partnered with Loyola College Prep, Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus this morning.  We delivered Easter packages filled with food to those less fortunate.
    In the spirit of Easter, members of the KTBS 3 News team partnered with Loyola College Prep, Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus this morning.  We fanned out across the area, delivering Easter packages filled with food to those less fortunate this year.  Please join us in wishing everyone  Happy Easter!
  • Assignment EducationMore>>

  • Celebrate Education 2014

    Celebrate Education 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:30:00 GMT
    Community Projects Director Jan Elkins with donors for the KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home.
    CELEBRATE EDUCATION, and it begins next week at the Shreveport Convention Center.
  • Louisiana Tech to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship at annual ‘I-20 Top 20’

    Louisiana Tech to showcase innovation, entrepreneurship at annual ‘I-20 Top 20’

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:31:46 GMT
    University Hall at LA TechUniversity Hall at LA Tech
    Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional
    Business and community leaders, technology entrepreneurs, and leaders in innovation throughout north Louisiana will gather at Louisiana Tech University, April 29 for the second annual I-20 Top 20 Regional Showcase.
  • Education chief gets favorable job review

    Education chief gets favorable job review

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:41:51 GMT
    John White, LA Superintendent of EducationJohn White, LA Superintendent of Education
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation. The review was done by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Board President Chas Roemer announced
    State Superintendent of Education John White has received a favorable job evaluation.
  • KTBS 3 News Tips

    Send your news tip or story idea to the KTBS 3 Newsroom.  Enter your email address below to get started.

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thank you for your submission to KTBS 3 News.  A member of our staff may contact you for more information.

Share Your Images
Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File