Police officer arrested for kidnapping man at gunpoint

Robert Barthelemy, 34 (Source: DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office)
Robert Barthelemy, 34 (Source: DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office)

Natchitoches police officer Robert Barthelemy has been arrested after he allegedly kidnapped a man at gunpoint.  The officer allegedly told police he left the victim alive in the Kisatchie National Forest.  Authorities are still searching for the victim.  Watch 9News at 5 for the latest.

Big changes have come to the evidence room of the 19th District Court, prompted by the alleged theft of several kilograms of cocaine by an East Baton Rouge Parish clerk.  WAFB's Jim Shannon will have more tonight on 9News at 6.


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