Police: After picking fight at Tigerland bar, Port Allen officer allegedly followed victims home
BATON ROUGE - A Port Allen police officer was arrested after he allegedly started a fight outside a bar near LSU and then followed the victims to an apartment parking lot where they got into another brawl.
According to an arrest report, Port Allen police officer Zach Sibille, 21, was arrested July 30 by Baton Rouge police officers after the fight outside Reggie's bar in Tigerland.
Arrest documents say Sibille walked up to two people waiting in line at a food truck around 2:45 a.m., after the bar had closed. Sibille allegedly told the pair he wanted a gold chain that was around one of their necks and started a fight.
During the confrontation, Sibille reportedly pulled out a Port Allen Police badge and identification card.
After that fight, the victims said Sibille and three to four others followed them to an apartment on Lee Drive and started a brawl in the parking lot. The victim had his gold chain ripped from his neck during the fight and suffered injuries to his head and neck.
Officers reported to the apartment the next morning, when the victim woke up to find three of his car tires slashed.
Port Allen Police Chief Corey Hicks said Sibille was immediately put on administrative leave without pay until an investigation into the incident is complete. He was booked over the weekend on charges of simple robbery and simple criminal damage to property.
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