BRPD officer accused of battery
BATON ROUGE - A member of the Baton Rouge Police Department is in trouble with the law this afternoon.
Detectives have arrested 24 year-old Taylor Derousselle on a misdemeanor charge of Simple Battery.
Derousselle is accused of punching an employee of The Varsity Theater in the face, while he was there off duty on September 7.
Derousselle has been a Baton Rouge Police Officer for seven months.
He has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, and has been placed on administrative leave.
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