BREAKING NEWS Lafayette grand jury declines to indict police officers in Trayford Pellerin killing Full Story
SEVERE WX : Flood Warning View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Shreveport Man with Lengthy Criminal History Sentenced in Federal C ourt

Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Bobby Kirkendoll, 44, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was sentenced to 162 months (13 years, 6 months) in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Posted: Sep 1, 2020 10:13 AM

SHREVEPORT, La.–Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Bobby Kirkendoll, 44, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was sentenced to 162 months (13 years, 6 months) in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release for possession of
cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. United States District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote conducted the sen tencing hearing. Kirkendoll previously pleaded guilty to the charges January 9, 2020. According to information presented to the court, in April 2019, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to stop the vehicle Kirkendoll was driving for a traffic violation. Instead of stopping, Kirkendoll drove away and a car chase ensued. During the chase, deputies observed him
throw a gun onto the roadway, as well as other items, from the car. Eventually, Kirkendoll stopped the vehicle and deputies
arrested him. Deputies recovered the items that Kirkendoll threw from the car , which included a Ruger pistol, a Smith and Wesson revolver, and bags. Inside the bags were drug paraphernalia and a variety of narcotics including methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana, and Alprazolam. The narcotics were tested by the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory and it was confirmed that the substances included at least 5 grams of methamphetamine. Kirkendoll was previously convicted in federal court for posse
ssion with intent to distribute cocaine and felon in possession of a firearm (2006). His state court convictions were for manslaughter and possession with intent to distribute cocaine (1994); second degree battery (1999); and aggravated incest (2008). This case was investigated by the DEA and Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Leon H. Whitten.

Lafayette
Mostly Cloudy
80° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 83°
New Iberia
Mostly Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 85°
Ville Platte
Mostly Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 65°
Feels Like: 84°
Abbeville
Mostly Cloudy
82° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 73°
Feels Like: 86°
Crowley
Cloudy
82° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 87°
St. Martinville
Mostly Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 85°
Opelousas
Partly Cloudy
81° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 84°
Tracking a flash flood watch

Latest Video

Image

Hemp Farming In Louisiana, Locals Helping Other Farmers Grow

Image

Meet Primrose and Brandi, Two Loveable Pups Looking For A Home

Image

HOUSE BILL 596

Image

CYT Presents Spongebob

Image

Chef Trahan: Vestal Restaurant

Image

Tracking More Stormy Times

Image

Tracking more rain coming

Image

KA Alumni Clay Shoot

Image

Laugh Your Way Into Summer With The "Summer of Comedy" Series

Image

Ranch Pickles. The New Snack Craze Circulating Social Media

Community Events