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Ureka Black biography: 13 things about Shreveport, Louisiana woman


Ureka Black is an African-American woman from Louisiana, United States. Between 2006 to 2011, she was arrested 12 times in different parishes in Louisiana including Caddo and Bossier.

Among the crimes Black allegedly committed during that period were aggravated battery, domestic abuse battery, possession of drugs in the presence of a minor, possession of marijuana, property damage, prostitution, resisting arrest, simple assault and trespassing. Here are 13 more things about her:

Ureka Black (©Harrison County Sheriff's Office)
Ureka Black (©Harrison County Sheriff’s Office)
  1. She lives in Shreveport, Louisiana. (a)
  2. She is Felicia Black and Pycolyia Black‘s sister. (b)
  3. In 2008, she gave birth to a daughter. (a)
  4. In 2010, she was accompanied by her daughter, then 2, when she broke into the home of her ex-boyfriend and set fire to the floor. She was arrested for aggravated arson. In September 2010, she pleaded guilty to simple arson and was sentenced to five years in prison, which was suspended and reduced to 30 days. (a)
  5. In 2011, she was arrested in Bossier for prostitution. She was not prosecuted. (a)
  6. In October 2012, her probation was revoked and her original five-year sentence in 2010 was imposed by the court. With credit for time served in the parish jail, she only served nine months at the state prison for women. (a)
  7. On May 15, 2013, she was released from prison. In July 2013, she was arrested for prostitution. (a)
  8. In 2015, she was arrested again in Bossier for prostitution.  she pleaded no contest and was sentenced to six months in the parish jail with credit for time served. (a)
  9. In 2016, she gave birth to a son named Elijah. In April 2016, she was arrested in Caddo Parish, Louisiana for human trafficking and prostitution. (a) 
  10. In May 2017, she pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of pandering. After admitting to encouraging a girl, then 17, to get into prostitution, she was sentenced to two years in prison and given credit for time served. (a)
  11. In January 2021, she gave birth to another son. (a)
  12. On September 23, 2021, she left a note and money for her daughter, then 13, who was in the custody of a grandmother. On September 24, 2021, she allegedly tossed her two sons from a bridge into Cross Lake near Shreveport. On the same day, the boys were recovered from the lake. Elijah, then 5, was alive while his brother, then 8 months, was dead. Hours later, she was arrested in Waskom, Texas, USA. (a)(b)
  13. She was 32 years old when she was arrested on September 24, 2021. On September 27, 2021, she was moved to the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport and charged with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder. Thay day, her sisters Felicia and Pycolyia said they have suspected she had mental health issues her whole life. (a)(b)


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