Baton Rouge officer faces battery charge, placed on paid leave

Baton Rouge officer faces battery charge, placed on paid leave

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A high-ranking Baton Rouge police officer was arrested over the weekend.

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department reported Lt. Charles Eddleman has been placed on paid administrative leave for an off-duty incident.

The details surrounding Eddleman's arrest are unclear right now, but we do know he was booked in Livingston Parish on a charge of aggravated battery.

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