Man arrested after bringing firearm to Baton Rouge protest
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after he brought a firearm to a protest taking place near two schools Saturday afternoon.
According to BRPD, 30-year-old Paul Richey of Denham Springs was arrested after he brought the firearm to a protest in the 9100 block of Airline Highway.
Police say Richey was spotted walking on private property without permission and around protestors with a Glock semi-automatic pistol. Richey also brought the firearm within 1000 feet of two schools after he parked his vehicle at a nearby car lot.
Richey was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.