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Baton Rouge officer pleads not guilty to battery charge

Charles Eddleman (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office) Charles Eddleman (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A high-ranking Baton Rouge police officer was in court Wednesday for an arraignment concerning a battery charge.  

Lt. Charles Eddleman pleaded not guilty to aggravated battery. 

Eddleman was arrested on January 3 in Livingston Parish and was placed on paid administrative leave for the off-duty incident.

Eddleman is set to be back in court on March 31 for a motions hearing. 

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