Shreveport Police Arrest Man for Battery of a Police Officer
Shreveport Police Officers working the Krewe of Gemini Parade on Saturday, February 18th 2023, made contact with Colby Bracknell, 23 years old, during a traffic stop on the parade route at Shreveport Barksdale Boulevard.
After the stop, Bracknell approached the female officer and slammed her into a vehicle. He then placed his hands around the officer’s throat and began physically choking her. Officers in close proximity immediately responded to assist the female officer, and Bracknell was taken into custody. Colby Bracknell was charged with Felony Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting with Force or Violence, Simple Property Damage, and interfering with a police investigation.
The driver of the vehicle that was initially stopped, Briana Bracknell, was also arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under suspension for a prior DWI, Interfering with a police investigation and open container.
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