The Natchitoches Police Department has arrested John Richmond (W/M, 54 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) and Bradley Haigler (W/M, 35 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) for simple battery.
On May 15, 2020 around 9:19 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department were dispatched to 805 Washington Street (Maglieaux’s on the Cane) in reference to a disturbance. As officers arrived to Maglieaux’s on the Cane they made contact with, John Richmond, who told them that two of his employees got into a physical altercation. John Richmond also said to officers that while trying to break up the disturbance he sustained several minor injuries.
After an extensive investigation Detectives with the Natchitoches Police Department were able to obtain video surveillance of this incident.
John Richmond and Bradley Haigler were arrested for Simple Battery and were given a Natchitoches City Court date of September 22, 2020 to return.
On June 20, 2020 it was reported erroneously by a news outlet in the Shreveport area that the victim in this case was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. This is an inaccurate report and this media outlet has been contacted about their error.
If you would like to report suspicious activity or an emergency please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or if you have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.
Officer John Greely
Natchitoches Police Department
400 AMULET STREET NATCHITOCHES, LA 71457 (318) 352-8101 FAX (318) 357-3849 WWW.NATCHITOCHESLA.GOV