Man arrested for forcing his way back into mall after being banned
BATON ROUGE- Authorities said an intoxicated man was detained by a Mall of Louisiana security guard after previously being banned from the building.
The incident took place on Sunday. The man was identified as Jon Bass II.
The security guard told officers from the Baton Rouge Police Department that Bass was intoxicated and was remaining inside the mall after having been banned earlier that same day.
According to the affidavit, Bass was escorted out of the building but forced his way back in and in the process struck one of the guards with a closed fist.
Authorities said Bass exhibited obvious signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment during questioning.
While being transported to the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, Bass allegedly threatened the officer in the patrol car.
Bass is charged with entry on or remaining in places or on land after being forbidden, simple battery, disturbing the peace and threatening a public official.
No photo was available.